Energize Your Surface Energy Education

Energize Your Surface Energy Training

Boost your training with a one-day course that’s perfect for the busy flexible packaging professional.  TAPPI, in partnership with ITW Pillar Technologies (an innovative leader in surface treatment systems in the plastic film extrusion, coating, laminating, and printing industries) is presenting a training opportunity for those working with surface treatment systems.
The Corona & Atmospheric 101 Course will be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in Hartland, Wisconsin USA.  The course will be conducted at the ITW Pillar Technologies facility and combines formal classroom training with hands-on experience within a fully-equipped on-site pilot line.  

CAP 101 corona surface machine The informative course is designed to provide a basic to intermediate understanding of surface energy, why it is important, and how corona and plasma surface modification technologies can offer solutions to surface wettability and adhesion.

The course will be led by Rory Wolf, Business Unit Manager with ITW Pillar Technologies, who is a recognized industry resource in the field of polymer surface modification. He has published 33 technical papers, 41 industry articles, and three books on the topic of plastic surface modification by atmospheric plasma technology.  

This Workshop Will Help You:
• Learn how to improve surface adhesion and product performance.
• Gain a better overall understanding of surface energy and why it’s so important
• Discover ways that corona and plasma surface modification technologies offer solutions to surface wettability and adhesion.
• Acquire practical skills by working within a fully-equipped onsite pilot line.

Who Should Attend?
• Flexible Packaging Converting Operations
• Process Engineers
• Supervisors
• Film Extrusion Segments
• Printing/Coating/Lamination Operators
• Nonwovens and Textile Finishing Segments
• Maintenance Managers
• Paper and Foil Converting Segments
• Superintendents and Technical Assistants

Don’t miss out.  Register by the Early Bird Deadline of September 6, 2017 and save on group rates and course fees.

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