Conversion of polymer pellets and powders into final products is largely achieved through melt extrusion. This booklet covers the key extrusion techniques for blown film, injection and blow moulding and pipe/profiles extrusion. The components of an extruder and twin screw compounders are introduced and description of the different extruder die heads required to make the wide range of products is described. Rotational moulding is not covered in the booklet.
Recommended supported training time: 2-3 hours