Macro Technology Inc.
Delivering Solutions to the Plastics Extrusion Industry



Polymer Foam and Film Processing



There has been increasing interest in polymer foam in recent years due to its advantages in weight reduction, lowering cost and sustainable packaging. Macro Technology (MT) is offering the first ever, comprehensive full day course in polymer foam and film processing. It includes polymer processing principles tailored towards polymer foam production which can be incorporated in film packaging applications.

Areas Covered

  • General polymer processing principles

  • Fundamentals of die and screw designs

  • Polymer foam materials and properties

  • Polymer foam fundamentals

  • Polymer foam rheology and processing

  • Troubleshooting


Who will benefit

  • Process engineers 

  • Material engineers

  • Extrusion managers

  • R&D engineers

  • Anyone involved in film extrusion

Why Should You Attend

  • Gain a better understanding of equipment design and material properties

  • Learn about foam manufacturing

  • Gain fundamental knowledge in polymer processing

  • Learn how to improve productivity by reducing scrap

  • Learn how to incorporate foam into your process

  • Learn how to troubleshoot extrusion problems    

June 8, 2017

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada


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