912, 2019

RJG® Materials Technology – For a Better Understanding of Plastics, Properties & Processing

December 9th, 2019|Categories: Training Courses|Tags: |

RJG® Materials Technology is a hands-on course that not only teaches the theory behind various materials, but allows students to put to practice what they learn in real-world scenarios. Through a combination of classroom instruction and activity-driven learning, students leave with a better understanding of plastic types, properties, testing, [...]

912, 2019

New Wittmann Battenfeld SmartPower 90 Injection Molding Machine

December 9th, 2019|Categories: Injection Molding|Tags: , , |

Wittmann Battenfeld has installed a state of the art SmartPower 90/210 UNILOG B8 Injection Molding Machine at the Polymers Center. The machine is the heart of an Industry 4.0 work cell including a TCU, robot, blender, dryer and granulator. Its small footprint is perfect for our lab, allowing for [...]

411, 2019

The Polymers Center is happy to announce a new partnership with Toshiba Machine Co., America

November 4th, 2019|Categories: Industry Partners|Tags: , , |

Toshiba recently placed an all-electric SXIII55-V70 injection molding machine at the Polymers Center to enrich their relationship with the molders of the Southeast. They are planning to hold training seminars, mold trials, and lunch & learns to get to know the molders of the Southeast and to demonstrate what [...]

1810, 2019

The Polymers Center is Proud to Present the Polymers Drying Course, Instructed by Pete Stoughton.

October 18th, 2019|Categories: Training Courses|Tags: , |

After more than 40 years of working with Polymer Dryers, Pete Stoughton has decided to develop a Polymer Drying Seminar. The class will be held March 17, 2020 and will help anyone who works with the production of plastic parts understand how important drying can be for part quality. [...]


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