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Fastening Technology & Bolted/Screwed Joint Design

This two day seminar was developed to give engineers and other technical personnel current specifications for, and a better understanding of, the complexities of mechanical joining with fasteners. Insufficient guidelines and outdated information are not adequately equipping engineers for real life design challenges. This can lead to catastrophic failures or costly over-designs. The Federal regulations (Fastener Quality Act) on thes...

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Fundamentals of Injection Mold Design

This comprehensive two day technical seminar was developed to provide engineers and other technical personnel a state-of-the-art guide to designing and building injection molds. Critical areas addressed include the molding cycle, mold classifications, the cavity and core, runner and runnerless molding systems, plastic part analysis, mold materials and cost factors. Though some theory is included, emphasis is placed on best practice ...

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Principles of Extrusion Blow Molding

This two-day program focuses on two types of blow molding techniques: Continuous Extrusion Blow Molding and Reciprocating Screw Blow Molding. It is a comprehensive training course designed to cover machine operation, safety, basic maintenance and troubleshooting of blow molding operations. Topics include: safe operations, high density polyethylene, terminology, testing of the materials, process description, machine sequence, start u...

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Lamination of Flexible Materials for Packaging

Lamination of Flexible Materials for Packaging is designed to give engineers and others an understanding of lamination processes and the properties of the resultant laminates utilized in flexible packaging. Monolayer flexible materials often fall short in delivering the needed properties. Lamination is an important technique utilized to combine materials to assure that the finished packaging materials demonstrate properties needed ...

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Mechanical Sealing Fundamentals

About the Seminar This two-day technical seminar has been developed to provide engineers and other technical personnel techniques and strategies for the complexities of mechanical seal operation and design. Emphasized are basic seal types, how seals work, materials and design considerations. Environmental control, piping plans and API Standards are also covered in detail. Who Should Attend This course is intended for engineering and...

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Principles of Web Coating and Drying

Web Coating and Drying is designed to further skills in selection and application of equipment for improving manufacturing processes and assuring efficient production of coated papers, films and other web substrates. Two major topics are featured: coating of webs by various means and, the drying or curing of these substrates. All major commercial coating processes used today are discussed along with their benefits for use in spe...

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Principles of Web Handling

The Principles of Web Handling two-day training course will give you the fundamentals and process know-how needed to handle any web handling issue. From exploring the theoretical to understanding practical applications, you will be able to diagnose and treat existing problems and also accurately identify the specifications needed for new webs. You will learn about the critical areas of tension control, web tracking, roller choices a...

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Principles of Web Handling - Europe

The Principles of Web Handling two-day training course will give you the fundamentals and process know-how needed to handle any web handling issue. From exploring the theoretical to understanding practical applications, you will be able to diagnose and treat existing problems and also accurately identify the specifications needed for new webs. You will learn about the critical areas of tension control, web tracking, roller choices a...

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Principles of Winding and Slitting

Principles of Winding & Slitting is designed to give you the process knowledge you need to tackle any winding, unwinding or slitting challenge. This seminar will help you understand your existing winding and slitting processes so you can optimize them and reduce the problems – both real and potential by immediately applying proven best practices. Major areas of focus include web handling principles, understanding the structure of ...

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Principles of Winding and Slitting - Europe

Principles of Winding & Slitting is designed to give you the process knowledge you need to tackle any winding, unwinding or slitting challenge. This seminar will help you understand your existing winding and slitting processes so you can optimize them and reduce the problems – both real and potential by immediately applying proven best practices. Major areas of focus include web handling principles, understanding the structure of ...

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Sealing Technology For Packaging Processes

The Sealing Technology for Packaging Processes two-day training course is designed to give engineers a complete understanding of the various techniques for applying heat to flexible and semi-rigid packaging in order to achieve quality seals. A quality seal is critical for product protection from environmental conditions that can lower return levels, shorten shelf life, and hasten spoilage. Positive brand quality perception tamper pr...

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Test Methods for Composite Materials

Composite materials, whether for use in high performance structures or in commodity applications, present many unique mechanical testing problems. Thus, this two-day seminar will be directed toward the proper selection of a test method for each specific application, from the many methods currently available. Examples will include properties characterization for mechanical design, and evaluations of manufacturing quality control. Alt...

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Thermal Management for Electronics

About the seminar This two-day program provides an understanding of the issues involved in thermal management of electronic and telecommunication systems. The course focuses on the principles of heat dissipation and evaluates the tools available to design engineers for proper thermal management of systems and components. Practical techniques that are effective in the dissipation of heat generated in these systems as well as thermal ...

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