[ 479POPREC1U14 ] UE Polymer Extrusion and Compounding 1: Process Technologies

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1,5 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year (*)Kunststofftechnik Gerald Berger-Weber 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Polymer Technologies and Science (PTS) 2022W
Objectives Students should be able to design extrusion dies using analytical methods.
  • Compounding and pelletizing
  • Profiles and cables
  • Stretching of fibers and films
  • Flat die design
  • Extrusion of pipes and tubes
  • Polishing and Calendering
Criteria for evaluation Participation and final test
Methods Example calculations for the design of extrusion dies
Language English
Study material Walter Michaeli: Extrusion Dies for Plastics and Rubber, Hanser, 2003
Tim A. Osswald, Juan P. Hernández-Ortiz: Polymer Processing - Modeling and Simulation, Hanser, 2006
Zehev Tadmor, Costas G. Gogos: Principles of Polymer Processing, Wiley, 2006
Changing subject? No
Further information Lecture notes are provided via KUSSS.
Corresponding lecture in collaboration with 480ADPTPE1V11: VL Polymer Extrusion and Compounding 1: Process Technologies (3 ECTS)
equivalent to

480ADPTPE1K10: KV Polymer Extrusion and Compounding 1 (4.5 ECTS)
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
479PTAMEC1U12: UE Polymer Extrusion and Compounding 1: Process Technologies (2012W-2014S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 35
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority