SPCH 002 : Introduction to Polymer Technology

SPCH 002 : Introduction to Polymer Technology

  • course description:

    This course provides an integrated view of the fundamentals of polymer technology, which includes origin of polymers, properties and application of polymer materials, polymer manufacturing, compounding and processing.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - Appreciate downstream and upstream polymer industries.
    - Describe polymer value chain.
    - Describe properties and different applications of polymers.
    - Outline the key principles of polymer science, technology engineering and materials.
    - Analyze and classify wide range of polymers.
    - Outline different polymer manufacturing and processing methods.

  • Course outlines:

    - Introduction to Polymer Materials & the World of Polymers.
    - Advantages of Polymer materials.
    - Petrochemicals and Polymer value chain, Polymer Industries, Polymer Science.
    - Physics and Chemistry of Polymers; Polymer Technology – Manufacturing.
    - Polymer Formulation and Compounding, Processing of Polymers and Polymer Recycling.
    - Polymer Engineering - Properties of Polymers.

  • practical aspects of the course:

    - Lab demonstration of Polymer compounding and processing.

  • who should attend?

    - Engineers.
    - Supervisors.
    - Operators.
    - Scientist and technicians who are involved in resin manufacturing, processing, and Quality assurance.

  • duration:

    5 Days


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