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Unsaturated Polyester Resin

Classroom based course with study materials, lecturer support and CPD Hours included


London Training For Excellence

Summary

Price
£4,200 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
5 Days
Qualification
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

Unsaturated polyester resins are some of the most important polymeric products of our times. Manufacturing technology is constantly evolving, and its understanding is the key to high efficiency manufacturing plants, high quality intermediate and end products as well as a constantly increasing range of applications. To fully understand unsaturated polyester resin one has to comprehend polymer technology, reactor types and operation, importance of additives, correlation between additives and manufacturing methodology with end product’s properties, and catalytic chemistry. This course focuses on all these fields and explains all scientific and technological aspects involved in the process.

Description

  • Polymerization types
  • Introduction to thermosets and thermoplastics
  • Classifications of polymers [all types]
  • Computational chemistry demonstration on the configurations structure of polymers [live]
  • Common catalysts and their properties
  • Monomers of interest
  • Unsaturated polyester resins properties and applications
  • Catalytic reactors and reactions
  • Additives and fillers properties and functionality in the unsaturated polyester resin
  • Reinforcing resins with fibers
  • Fibers properties [physical, chemical, thermal, mechanical]
  • Effect of fiber properties on resin properties [examples]
  • Kinetics and thermodynamics of the resin manufacturing
  • Modification of properties
  • Mold release agents
  • Conditions of unsaturated resin manufacturing
  • Novel advances in the field

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