509, 2018

Introducing the newest addition to our testing lab, the MI40 Melt Flow Indexer

September 5th, 2018|Categories: Testing|Tags: , , |

The MI40 from Goettfert is an amazing instrument whose primary purpose is to measure the melt flow index (MFI) of a polymer depending on the temperature and load chosen. MFI has applications in comparing densities of PE or determining if your part has been oversheared or improperly dried during [...]

608, 2018

Invest in Knowledge

August 6th, 2018|Categories: Training Courses|Tags: , , |

The ‘AIM Mold Start-up, Debug & Qualification’ course at the Polymers Center is designed to teach about the production of injection molds, optimization of the performance of existing molds, and mitigation of common pitfalls that limit your process. Students gain a better understanding of mold bench testing and start-up procedures [...]

506, 2018

The Polymers Center Attends NPE2018

June 5th, 2018|Categories: Industry Events|Tags: , |

The Polymers Center exhibited at the NPE2018 Plastics Show in Orlando, FL in May. The 2018 show was the largest NPE in history with more than 2100 companies from 121 countries represented. The goal of NPE is to introduce new manufacturing technologies, strengthen partnerships and encourage new ones; in [...]

405, 2018

Mold Design Course For Project Engineers

May 4th, 2018|Categories: Injection Molding|Tags: , , , |

Learn the basics of injection molding and mold design at the Polymers Center with the “Mold Design for Project Engineers” course. The goal of this course is to provide students with a working knowledge of the equipment, specifically the injection molding machine and the plastics manufacturing process. The course [...]

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