Engineering and High Performance Polymers

Engineering and High Performance Polymers
24th and 25th April 2012
2 – Day Short Course  by Peter Cracknell & Marion Ingle

Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining
1 Carlton House Terrace
London SW1Y 5DB

Register  at 9.30 for 10.00 am start.

This event is free to members of the IOM3 and to students. The fee for non-members is £20 for 1 day of £30 for 2 days to
cover costs of refreshments.
This is payable by cheque on the day to *The South Eastern Plastics and Rubber Group”
If you would like to attend please email to book a place
marioningle@btinternet.com by Friday 20th April

Programme

24th April 2012 (10- 16.00pm)
 10.00  – Engineering Polymers, Marion Ingle
12.00   – Compatability of Plastics Materials , Marion Ingle
Lunch (13 – 14:00)
Peter Cracknell. Polymers
Polyamides (Nylon 6, 6.6, 11, 12) material nature / properties, fibre reinforcement, use applications, processing and design use requirements.- Polyesters (PC, PET, PETG, PBT) material nature / properties, use applications, processing and design use requirements.
POM &PPO material nature / properties, impact modification, use applications, processing and design use requirements.

Day 25th April  2012 (10.00 am – 17.00pm)
10.00 am  Product Safety , Marion Ingle
11.30 am – High Performance Polymers , Peter Cracknell

Polymers Include:
Polyamides ( PAA, PAI) material nature / properties, ease of flow, thermal requirements, conditioning, use applications, processing and design use requirements.
PPS material nature / properties, use applications and processing requirements.

Lunch (13-14:00)

LCP material nature / properties, product design requirements, use applications and processing requirements.
PEEK material nature / properties, use applications, processing and design use requirements.
High performance injection mould tool construction, inc: steels, loading, bolster plate deflection, feeding, heating and control.
High performance injection moulding machine, inc: screw design, thermal control, force requirement, etc.
PTFE based materials and technology, material types / properties, powder sinter technology, compression mould design / moulding techniques and component design. Ram extrusion and moulding technologies explained.

Discussion (16:00 close)

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