RPMC Industrial Extrusion Seminar: 12-13 Sept


Once again RMIT in co-operation with SPE Australa/NZ is running a 2 day seminar on Extrusion by Dr Chris Rauwendaal of Rauwendaal Extrusion engineering, USA.   Chris Rauwendaal, President of Rauwendaal Extrusion Engineering, Inc has over 30 years experience in the plastic extrusion industry.  He worked for four years in the man-made fiber industry for American Enka Corp. (now BASF Fibers), and twelve years for Raychem Corporation, a producer of specialty plastic products, as manager of Process Development.  Chris has experience in a wide range of extrusion operations, including fiber spinning, film, sheet, tubing, and profile extrusion, coextrusion, and reactive extrusion.  Chris has worked on both practical and theoretical problems such as screw and die design, troubleshooting, modelling and computer simulation, material analysis and failure analysis.  He has received several awards and is a Fellow of the SPE.  Chris has several patents to his name and has written more than 200 articles on extrusion, seven books, two video training seminars, and two interactive CD-ROM courses ITX and SPCIM


  • Operating personnel such as extruder operators, technicians, setup people, supervisors, etc.
  • People involved in extruder maintenance and repair
  • Process engineers and manufacturing engineers involved in extrusion.
  • People responsible for buying new extrusion equipment and upgrading existing extrusion equipment
  • People responsible for extrusion operations such as manufacturing managers, plant managers, operation managers etc.
  • Engineers responsible for the design of extrusion equipment or components
  • Technical service personnel from resin producers and extruder manufacturers.
  • Students and recent graduates who want to learn practical information on extrusion.


Places are limited so be quick and secure your place in this seminar.

please use the registration information in the attached flyer.


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