On-Site Seminars

On-Site Seminars

We can teach your technical staff what they need to know about thermoplastics. Below are example slides from a 110-slide “Intro to Thermoplastics” seminar. We have presented this seminar dozens of times, with overwhelmingly positive feedback.

Topics covered in this workshop include:

Why use thermoplastics?
Types & properties of thermoplastics 
Proper design of thermoplastics
Engineering properties of thermoplastics
Fiber orientation and mechanical properties
Long-term properties 
Effects of fillers, additives, and reinforcements
Assembly techniques
Introduction to tooling 
Introduction to injection molding

Example Slides:

Classes of Thermoplastics :

Mechanical Property Tradeoffs with Compounded:

Proper Geometry:

Fiber Orientation Effects on Mechanical:

Stress Relaxation in Thermoplastics: