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Educational Training Courses

  1. Medical Device Failure Mode and Prevention
    1. Material qualifications
    2. Process induced failures and factors
    3. Design considerations
    4. Environmental interactions
    5. Customer misuse considerations
    6. Systems approach for prevention  
  1. Sterilization Compatibility and Shelf Life
    1. Sterilization modality
    2. Special considerations
    3. Similarity and differences in radiation sources
    4. Shelf-life estimates
  1. Medical Material Sterilization Compatibility
    1. Sterilization Modality
    2. Modality Specific Considerations
    3. Radiation Dose and Dose Rate
    4. Long term shelf life considerations
    5. Qualification of materials and processes
  1. Polymer Characterization Methods for Product Development and Failure Analysis
    1. Molecular Weight Determinations ( SEC), light scattering, rheology
    2. Thermal Analytical Methods
      1. Differential Scanning Calorimetry ( DSC)
      2. Thermal Mechanical Analysis ( TMA)
      3. Thermogravimetric Analysis ( TGA)
      4. Dynamic Mechanical Analysis ( DMA)
    1. Rheology
      1. Dynamic
      2. Steady Shear
      3. Creep
      4. Stress Relaxation
    1. Case Studies
  1. Recent Polyolefin Technology and Opportunities
    1. Olefin classes
    2. Manufacturing Processes
    3. Novel Metallocene catalyst
    4. Post Metallocene catalysis
    5. Ring Opening Systems
    6. Polyethylene Applications
    7. Polypropylene applications
    8. Cyclic Olefin Copolymers ( COC)
    9. Cyclic Olefin Polymers ( COP)
    10. New trends and opportunities.
  1. Introduction to PVC
    1. Manufacturing process
    2. Material properties
    3. Plasticization
    4. Low temperature properties
    5. Bonding and Assembly
    6. Environmental and Regulatory Considerations