Introduction to Polymers and PET

Course Description

This is the first of a four part series. This session will give even a non-technical attendee the foundation needed to understand the uniqueness of PET and how its properties can be altered. It reviews polymer definitions, explains commonly used terminologies, and introduces how polymers are produced. The critical concept of amorphous and crystalline materials are explained in context with how this governs a polymer’s properties. The session concludes with a description of thermal properties and how these are important to the blow molding of PET.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to Polymers and PET

    • Video Module

About the Instructor

PTI Online Academy

Plastic Technologies, Inc.

PTI’s Online Academy is designed to provide industry professionals with training on a variety of subjects from materials to recycling. Each section provides exactly the type of in-depth information that you can begin to use immediately to help meet your business objectives. The video tutorials enable you to move through the coursework as quickly or as slowly as you would like. PTI’s Online Academy has been developed for professionals, by professionals. Our 30-plus years in providing services in all of these subject areas make PTI ideally suited to become your online tutor.

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