This course starts with a discussion of the basics of the various polymers used for wire and cable insulation. This is followed by discussion of the construction aspects of rubber and thermoplastic extruders. The remaining components of typical extrusion lines are reviewed and include payoffs, dancers and accumulators, preheaters, crossheads, cooling troughs, capstans, online measurement and testing equipment, online printing, take-ups, and operator control systems.
Hall: Room A411
Track: Fundamentals Nonferrous Elect Track