In response to overwhelming customer requests, Davis-Standard is now offering two chances to attend its extrusion training course in 2017. The popular workshop, “The Basics of Plastics Extrusion,” will be held April 11-12 and October 3-4, 2017, at its headquarters in Pawcatuck, Connecticut.

The comprehensive two-day class will cover the fundamentals of plastics extrusion, as well as the composition and properties of various polymers and the mechanics of essential downstream processes. Seminar topics include extruder components, temperature control, maintenance and screw design.

In addition to instruction, course participants will tour Davis-Standard’s Technology Center and manufacturing facility, and will have access to polymer process engineers and technical specialists. The fee is $750 per person with a 10 percent discount given for groups of three or more. Course books and materials are included and class size is limited to promote student/teacher interaction. 

For enrollment or more information about Davis-Standard’s seminar, contact Debbie Crowley at


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