Introduction to Polymer to Preform

Course Description

The third part of this PET training program reviews the uniqueness that exists among bottle grade PET materials and how PET's properties can be altered. The conversion of PET pellets into preforms requires very diligent attention to detail that begins with the drying of PET through melt processing using conditions that minimize degradation. Various degradation mechanisms are reviewed along with a discussion on how the final preform quality is impacted by excessive loss of IV, enhanced generation of acetaldehyde, discoloration, and altered stretch characteristics.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Polymer to Preform

    • 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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