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Plastic Packaging Manufacturing
Abbreviation: PROPLAMBLoad: 30(L) + 0(E) + 0(LE) + 0(CE) + 0(PEE) + 0(FE) + 15(S) + 0(DE) + 0(P) + 0(FLE) + 0()
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Ana Pilipović
Lecturers: mr. sc. Maja Rujnić Havstad ( Seminar )
Course description: Course objectives:
Familiarize the students of all study fields with plastics packaging manufacturing procedures.

Enrolment requirements and required entry competences for the course:

Student responsibilities:
Regular attendance of lectures and exercises, homework assignment.

Grading and evaluation of student work over the course of instruction and at a final exam:
Colloquiums or written exam 70% Homework 20% Oral exam 10%

Methods of monitoring quality that ensure acquisition of exit competences:
The results of the tasks and colloquies comment with students. The interaction with students during class (asking questions) is checked understanding the material and the acquisition of competencies and skills in accordance with the learning outcomes.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to (learning outcomes):

Define basic types of thermoplastics for packaging applications
Group types of biopolymers with respect to source raw materials and biodegradability
Describe the basic procedures of plastic packaging manufacturing
Identify the method of manufacturing plastic packaging on a concrete example
Recommend the type of packaging materials with respect to the requirements of content that will be packaged
Select a method of manufacturing plastic packaging.

1. Introduction and historical development of plastics packaging.
2. Development of new packaging materials.
3. Polymer structure and properties.
4. Plastics materials in packaging.
5. Extrusion, calendering.
6. Lamination and coating.
7. Flexible packaging.
8. Thermoforming.
9. Injection moulding.
10. Roatational moulding.
11. Manufacturing of closures and tubes.
12. Blow moulding.
13. Transport packaging.
14. Plastic packaging testing.
15. Packaging and environment.

1. Introduction to plastics packaging production.
2. Introduction to plastics packaging production.
3. Identification of polymers.
4. Identification of polymers.
5. Thinwalled packaging manufacturing.
6. Thinwalled packaging manufacturing.
7. Film welding.
8. Foil welding.
9. Visit to blow moulding plant for production of plastic bottles.
10. Visit to plant for blow moulding of plastic bottles.
11. Visit to plant for extrusion of tubular film.
12. Visit to plant for extrusion of tubular film.
13. Visit to thermoforming plant.
14. Visit to thermoforming plant.
15. Procedures of recovery of plastics packaging.
Lecture languages: en, hr
Compulsory literature:
1. R.J. Hernandez, S E.M. Selke, J.D. Cutter: Plastics Packaging: properties, processing, applications and regulations, Hanser Publishers, Munich, 2000.
2. O.E. Ahlhaus: Verpackung mit Kunststoffen, Carl Hanser Verlag, Muenchen, 1997.
3. K. Galić et al.: Analiza ambalažnog materijala, HINUS, Zagreb, 2000.
Recommended literature: - - -
L - Lectures
FLE - Practical foreign language exercises
E - Exercises
LE - Laboratory exercises
CE - Project laboratory
PEE - Physical education excercises
FE - Field exercises
S - Seminar
DE - Design exercises
P - Practicum
* - Not graded
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Programska podrška (c) 2006. Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva.
Oblikovanje(c) 2006. Listopad Web Studio.
Posljednja izmjena 2019-06-07