Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will be holding an Introduction to Plastics half-day training course in Sydney and Brisbane in March for the industry.
Pierre Pienaar, FAIP will be the course presenter. Introduction to Plastics will be held in Sydney on Friday the 7th of March and in Brisbane on Wednesday 26th March.
Those most likely to benefit from this course are employees from plastics manufacturers, plastics sales people, plastics wholesalers and plastics end users from technical staff to line personnel.
This half-day course will be clear and comprehensive, it will present a precise, non-mathematical introduction to plastics, their raw materials, syntheses, and applications, discussing the manufacture and properties of plastics as a function of the molecular properties of polymers used in the plastics industry.
The course will consist of the properties of the main classes of materials, on the principles of such processes as injection moulding, extrusion, blow moulding and thermoforming polymers. No previous experience will be assumed in the subject matter of the lectures.