Detailed study of plastics extrusion processing, including the fundamentals of extruder hardware and operation. Additionally, different extrusion types such as profile, pipe/tubing, blown film, co-extrusion, and twin-screw extrusion are covered. Topics also include downstream equipment for take-off, cooling and calibration. Laboratories include work with extrusion equipment. 4 Credits (3 Lecture - 3 Lab) Prerequisite(s): PPT118. Fall Only.
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