Polymers Production and Processing

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Professional Training Course
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Course Overview

Polymeric materials are nowadays employed in a multitude of applications due to their wide spectrum of chemical physical and mechanical properties. For this reason polymeric materials play an important role onthe chemical industry and more in general on the global economy. This programme provides a bird's eyevision about the methods to produce different typologies of polymers and about the processing techniquesused to obtain valuable finished products.

Who should take this course

Trainee process engineers, specialists polymer engineers, material engineers, chemical engineers, process engineers, chemists operators, managers and other professionals working within the Polymer industry thatneed to build broaden or update their knowledge about polymer science and technology. The level of the examples and exercises can be adjusted in order to meet the experience and requirements ofthe participants.



Course content

Day 1:

  • Introduction
  • Explanation about the terminology used
  • Classification of the polymers
  • Most common polymers and their application
  • Polymer characterization
  • Stress-strain curve

Day 2:

  • Polymer constitution conformation and configuration
  • Polymer morphology
  • Polymer crystallinity
  • Molar mass distribution
  • Degree of polymerization
  • Polymer in solution

Day 3:

  • Glass transition temperature
  • Viscoelasticity
  • Melt flow index
  • Polymerization
  • Addition vs Condensation polymerization
  • Chain-growth vs Step-growth polymerization
  • Suspension polymerization
  • Solution polymerization
  • Emulsion polymerization
  • Bulk polymerization

Day 4:

  • Polymer blending
  • Polymer processing methods
  • Extrusion process
  • Moulding process (injection moulding, blow moulding, rotational moulding)
  • Calendering
  • Compounding
  • Thermoforming

Day 5:

  • Production of reinforced resins
  • Filament winding
  • Pultrusion
  • Polymer functionalization
  • Polymer degradation and environmental issues

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