Dr. Prashant Gupta
5 Hour(s) 58 Minute(s)

INR 12999 INR 9999


USD 159 USD 122

EURO 146 EURO 113


Extrusion compounding of plastics is a specialized course designed to provide the trainees with an in-depth understanding of the extrusion compounding process used in the production of plastic materials. The course covers a range of topics related to the manufacturing process, including material selection, polymer science, additive formulations for popular materials such as PVC, PP, PA, PET, etc., equipment, processing parameters, and applications. Throughout the course, you will learn about the principles of extrusion compounding and how to effectively combine multiple materials into a single homogeneous mixture using an extruder. We shall also explore various types of additives, such as fillers, stabilizers, and pigments, and how to incorporate them into the compounding process to enhance the properties of the final product. In addition, the course provides an overview of the various types of extrusion compounding equipment, including twin-screw, single-screw, co-rotating, and counter-rotating extruders. The course also covers the applications of extrusion compounding, including the production of high-performance thermoplastics, engineered plastics, and composite materials. Students will learn how to design and optimize the compounding process to achieve the desired properties for specific applications, such as strength, stiffness, durability, and flame retardancy. Overall, the extrusion compounding of plastics course provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, construction, and consumer goods. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to apply their knowledge in real-world scenarios and make meaningful contributions to the field of plastic material compound manufacture.

What Will
You Learn?

  • Understand the fundamentals of plastic compounding and the role of extrusion in the process.
  • Identify the different types of extruders and their components.
  • Understand the functions of the different zones in an extruder and the factors affecting the extrusion process.
  • Understand the principles of mixing and dispersion in extrusion compounding.
  • Identify the different types of additives used in plastic compounding and their functions.
  • Understand the effects of different processing parameters on the properties of the compounded material.
  • Understand the principles of troubleshooting extrusion processing problems.
  • Understand the safety considerations involved in extrusion compounding.

Who this
course is for!

  • Entry level technologist/science graduate who wants to enter the polymer compounding industry.
  • Quality Control/ Quality Assurance/R & D technicians from the extrusion compounding industry involved in formulating and analyzing the raw material performance.
  • Process experts/evaluators working in the domain of polymers.
  • Marketing/Sales executives inclusive of dealers and distributors (in additives and polymers) who would want to gain a competitive edge.
  • All levels of management (first line, middle and top) such as operators, technicians, supervisors, technical managers, business managers, etc. for personnel involved in some technical role in polymer compounding industry.
  • Purchase department personnel enabling them for suitable buying of raw materials and additives.
  • Stores personnel to understand the technology along with material handling and storage of various raw materials.

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Course Curriculum 5 Hour(s) 58 Minute(s) Download

  • Part 1

    49 min

  • Part 1

    77 min

  • Part 1

    59 min

  • Part 1

    104 min

  • Part 1

    33 min

  • Part 1

    47 min

  • Part 1

    22 min


Dr. Prashant Gupta
Ph.D. (Tech) Polymer Engineering & Technology

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Dr. Prashant Gupta is working as an Assistant Professor in the Plastic and Polymer Engineering Department at Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Aurangabad, Maharashtra. He has completed his Ph.D. in Polymer Engineering & Technology, Post Graduate D...

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