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Plastics training and seminars

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Plastics 101

Amco Polymers would be happy to conduct on-site plastics training your team and facility. We even will include Lunch!


 A 50,000 foot overview of plastics chemistry, families, benefits and uses.

Duration: 1 to 1.5 hours

Target Audience :

  • Material Buyers/Procurers
  • Program Managers
  • Project Engineers

Topics

  • ‘Light’ Plastics overview
  • Materials: benefits of each polymer family along with drawbacks and typical application uses.
  • Processing Methods
  • Problems Solvers
  • Defects
  • Material Handling

Plastics 201

A more in-depth overview of plastics and polymer chemistry

Duration

1 to 1.25 hours

Target Audience

  • Quality
  • Program Managers
  • Project Engineers
  • Processors

Topics

  • In-Depth Plastics overview
  • Polymerization
  • Effects of Molecular Weight
  • Amorphous vs Semi-Crystalline

Medical 101

A look into materials that are used in the medical markets.

Duration

1 to 1.5 Hours

Target Audience

  • Material Buyers/Procurers
  • Program Managers
  • Project Engineers

Topics

  • Materials for Medical applications
  • Sterilization Methods
  • Regulatory

Polyamide 101

A discussion on Nylon properties, processing and drying.

Duration

1 Hours

Target Audience

  • Nylon Processors
  • Program Managers
  • Project Engineers
  • Quality
  • Process Techs

Topics

  • Polyamide Families
  • Chemistry
  • Properties
  • Processing\Drying
  • Uses

Processing 101

A part classroom/ part press-side seminar at your facility to go in-depth on proper injection molding processing.

Duration

3-4 Hours

Target Audience

  • Process Technicians
  • Process Engineers
  • Plant Management
  • Quality

Topics

  • Materials
  • Processing
  • Scientific Molding
  • Injection Press
  • Drying
  • Chillers/Heaters
  • Tower
  • Grinders
  • Data Recording
  • Material Handling

Designing for Plastics

Let Amco Plastics Engineers show you how to properly design for plastics and avoid potential pitfalls when it comes time to manufacture.

Duration

45 minutes

Target Audience

  • Program Managers
  • Project Engineers
  • Designers
  • Quality

Topics

  • Angles
  • Wall Thickness
  • Fillets and Radii
  • Bosses
  • Ribs
  • Holes / depressions
  • Shrinkage
  • Gating
  • Vents

The Clear Advantage

Amco Polymers has the broadest portfolio of transparent plastics available. Let us help you determine the best clear product for your application needs. We have developed a new toolkit to help you differentiate between transparent options. Inside you will find datasheets, informational packets and sample plaques. Amco Plastics Engineers can guide you into properly using this toolkit.

Duration

1 Hour

Target Audience

  • Material Buyers/Procurers
  • Program Managers
  • Project Engineers

Topics

  • 15 product families displayed
  • 43 clear resin options displayed – hundreds of options
  • Diverse product functionality
  • Different Price Points
  • Options, options, options!