This 3-day program provides a broad overview of blown film extrusion, including materials, hardware, and processing methods. The DRJ Blown Film Lab is a versatile training and R&D environment, which houses a 3 layer and mono-layer blown film line used for hands-on workshops during the seminar, accompanied by a variety of state-of-the-art quality assurance equipment. Upon completion, attendees will be able to:
Each blown film training workshop is done from these four perspectives: Resin Handling, Machine Startup/Running, Web Handling and QC Film Testing. Each day increases the operational task difficulty for a 3-layer machine. Air Ring adjustment and QC testing tasks are part of every workshop.
What the attendees will learn:
Who should attend:
As a companion to this seminar, the book “Blown Film Extrusion” is included for attendees.
From hardware and materials through processing and properties, this book presents a broad coverage of blown film extrusion and ensures a useful balance of theory and practice. This book explains certain effects in the blown film process so readers are better able to troubleshoot and improve their operations.
Blown Film Simulator Software: The Blown Film Extrusion Simulator enhances the learning process. This software was developed to teach blown film extrusion equipment operation and processing principles.
D.R. Joseph, Inc.
921 W. Harris Road
Arlington, TX 76001
October 11 – 13, 2023
Day 1: 8:00am – 4:30pm CST
Day 2: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Day 3: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Seminars for blown film and maintenance functions are available 1-2 times per year taught by industry specialists. All of our seminars include lunch each day which takes place in our outdoor break area shown below. We also have a challenging professionally built putting green for attendees to use (equipment provided) during lunch.
Conveniently located hotel with shopping dining and entertainment all located within walking distance of the hotel
Professor, Plastics & Polymer Technology