DETAILS

Class Location:
PSTC Training Center
Chemsultants International*
9079 Tyler Blvd.
Mentor, OH 44060

When:
September 15-17, 2014

Costs:
PSTC Members: $895
Non-Members: $1095

REGISTER HERE.

Host Hotel:
Quail Hollow Resort
11080 Concord-Hambden Road
Painesville, OH 44077
Phone: 1-440-497-1100
Website: www.quailhollowresort.com

Special PSTC Room Rate:
$129

Special rate deadline:
Monday, August 25, 2014
 
 
 

The MANUFACTURING & TESTING OF PSA TAPES course covers details of coating and converting methods, along with in-depth discussion of testing methods and analytical tools. Class is unique in its combination of classroom discussions and lab-based demonstrations, allowing for deep exploration of the course topics.
 
Who should consider attending:
Plant managers, plant engineers, process engineers,  process technicians, quality control managers and technicians, manufacturing supervisors, development chemists, and anyone who wants to learn about the processes and equipment for making  pressure sensitive tape.
 
Key Learnings & Take Aways:  
  • Improve your understanding and build a stronger foundation in the fundamentals of making and testing tapes. 
  • Eight of the most widely used coating systems and equipment with demonstrations of  one or two systems
  • Defect descriptions  and corrective actions of the three most common coating systems: Hot melt, Mayer rod, and reverse roll coater
  • Parameters and techniques for selecting the best coating method for a specific PSA
  • Mixing techniques and rationale for each style as well as demonstrations
  • Web handling with emphasis on wrinkle prevention and web spreaders
  • Drying and curing systems with emphasis on selection the right one for a specific ituation
    • The most commonly used four slitting techniques and equipment with the reasons for selecting each combined with demonstrations of two systems
    • PSA properties,  tape testing using PSTC methods and additional tests combined with demonstrations and explanation of how the unique properties of PSAs affect the accuracy of results.

Learn from the best faculty in the field. Faculty members are currently working executives in the PSA Tape industry with more than 250 accumulated years of experience! Network, share ideas, discuss concepts!

Costs:  

PSTC Members: $895.00
Non-Members: $1,095.00
 
This class sells out quickly!
 
 
Please plan your travel to accommodate the following schedule: 

Monday, September 15th


11:30 a.m.
Shuttle from Airport directly to Chemsultants

11:45 a.m.
Shuttle from Quail Hollow to Chemsultants

12:00 p.m.
Lunch at Chemsultants

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Class at Chemsultants
 
5:15 p.m.
Shuttle returns to Quail Hollow
 
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Reception & Dinner at Quail Hollow

Tuesday, September 16th
 
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Breakfast at Quail Hollow
 
7:20 a.m.
ONE shuttle only to Chemsultants
 
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Class at Chemsultants
(Lunch served at 12:00)
 
5:00 p.m.
ONE shuttle returns to Quail Hollow
 
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Reception w/Jeopardy Quiz Game
(Dinner on your own)

Wednesday, September 17th
 
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Breakfast at Quail Hollow
 
7:20 a.m.
ONE shuttle only to Chemsultants
(BRING Luggage if proceeding to Airport from class)
 
8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Class at Chemsultants
(Lunch served at 12:00)
 
12:45 p.m.
ONE shuttle to Cleveland Hopkins Airport

 

*PSTC’s PSA Tape training center is with Chemsultants International, our alliance partner building excellence in PSA Tape performance. Their “state-of-the-art” classroom teaching and production facilities allows attendees the ultimate training experience. Facility location:  http://www.chemsultants.com/contact/locations.aspx.