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Thursday February 22nd, 2018

Barracks on Barrack,

Combined Services RSL Club,

5-7 Barrack Street,


Introduction to Plastics level 1

Course Content

History of Plastics
In the beginning
Throughout the twentieth Century
Plastics in the World Today
Plastics Components and Products
Advantages of Plastics
Working Safely with Plastics
Living with Plastics

Major types of Plastics
Raw Material
Engineering Plastics
Thermosetting Plastics
Indentifying Plastics
Properties of Plastics

Processing Plastics
Injection, Blow, Rotational, Transfer and
Compression Moulding
Extrusion, Thermoforming
Expanded Foam
Quality Control

Designing with Plastics
The Life of a Plastics Component
Choosing the Application
Choosing the Process

Plastics and Environment
Indentifying Plastics Material

This course has been specifically designed as an introduction to the plastics industry and the processes they use and the products they manufacture. It will be especially beneficial to new entrants to the industry as well as to anyone wanting a more insightful knowledge of plastics materials and processes.

Course 26081

Cost: $200 + GST (PIMA Members) or more than 1 person @ $150 + GST per person

$350 + GST (Non Members)

Lunch provided. **If you have any special dietary requirements please advise us when booking**

Please join PIMA to enjoy the discount immediately!

Date: Thursday 1 March 2018
Duration: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue: Lidcombe College, East street, Lidcombe
Enquiries: Ralph Cable
Phone: 0419 603 332
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NSW Australia 2022
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