Polymer Blending and Compounding Workshop:

Recent Numerical and Technological Advances

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                                 Event Info
                  Tuesday, October 22,2013
Cost: FREE!
@ 9:00 am (EDT)
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9:00 Networking and Sign In
9:30  Welcome – Joao Maia, Director, Center for Advanced Polymer Processing
9:45  A manufacturer’s resource - Manufacturing and Polymer Portal – Rich Markham, VP, Productivity, PolymerOhio
10:15 Ludovic: Simulating counter-rotating twin-screw extrusion – Philippe David, President, Sciences Computers Consultants
10:45 Networking Break
11:00 Applying Ludovic 1D twin screw extrusion simulation for the analysis and scale-up of melt compounding and reactive extrusion processes – Jane Spikowski, PolyOne
11:30 Using Ludovic to optimize carbon nanofiber-reinforced composites – Carla Leer Lake and Patrick Lake, Applied Sciences
12:00 Lunch
12:45 XimeX: Optimizing complex processes dedicated to extrusion and mixing of materials – Philippe David
1:15  The need for multi-scale modeling of the extrusion process – Joao Maia
1:45  On- and at-line sensors for extrusion – Joao Maia
2:15  Networking Break
2:30  Interactive Discussions
3:00  Advanced lab and pilot scale mixing/extrusion equipment – Scott Martin, ThermoFisher Scientific.
3:30  Tour of CAPP labs

About PolymerOhio

PolymerOhio focuses on enhancing Ohio polymer companies’ global competitiveness and growth by providing a broad range of value-added programs and services. PolymerOhio experts have a deep understanding of the polymer materials and processes and the products derived from these materials.

About the Manufacturing and Polymer Portal

The mission of the Manufacturing and Polymer Portal is to help small to medium companies to thrive and grow.  PolymerOhio has developed the "Manufacturing and Polymer Portal" in collaboration with the Ohio Supercomputer Center. This unique resource will provide affordable access to productivity-enhancing software and training.

The resources on the Manufacturing Portal are now available to help you to improve your business through simulation software and other digital tools.

For more information:

Contact Rich Markham at (614) 776-5720