Extruder Die Design – Course Content

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 Day 1


Basic Extrusion Principles

An Introduction to Rheology

Understanding Viscoelasticity

Flow Dynamics within the Extruder Die

Basic Principles of Die Design


Derivation of the Die Conductance Equation

Classification of Dies, Tutorial # 1 and Tutorial # 2

The Entrance Correction, Tutorial # 3

 Day 2


Extrusion Die Capacity Models

Dies with Non-Uniform Geometry, Tutorial # 4

Design of Primary Dies, Tutorial # 5


Die Plate Wear and Its Influence on Product Quality, Tutorial # 6

Die Design Procedure

Use of Dimensional Analysis in Die Design

Obtaining Rheological Data from Extruders

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