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Cast Film Extrusion

Course# Date Time Location
150-1149 05/23/2025 - 05/23/2025 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Microsoft Teams
Cost: $1,200.00 USD
Online Registration
CEU's: 1.6
Instructor: Mr. Christopher Paige

Course Overview

This one-day course will cover Cast Film Extrusion equipment operations, applications and trouble-shooting process issues that can occur. The course will include a hands-on demonstration and operation overview on a Cast Film Line. The course can be taken as a single one-day course or as part of the discounted four-day course on Blown Film Extrusion and Cast Film Extrusion.

Instructor Biography:


Christopher (Chris) Paige holds a M. S. Degree in Plastics Engineering - 2005 (University of Massachusetts – Lowell) and a M.S. Degree in Polymer Chemistry – 1991 (University of Cincinnati). He is a member of Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), American Chemical Society (ACS) and America Society of Materials (ASM) and has over 30 years’ experience, working in Industry. As a Laboratory Manager, at the University of Akron, Chris performed numerous hands-on plastics processing projects, for domestic and International corporate clients. He is a subject matter expert on Single Screw Extrusion, Twin Screw Extrusion, Blown Film Processing, 3-D Printing, Thermoforming and Injection Molding. Chris also trained Graduate and Undergraduate students on the hands-on operation of Large scale plastic processing equipment and characterization equipment (Thermal Analysis and mechanical Inston), while at the University of Akron.

Day 1:

Cast Film Line Processing Equipment

  • Cast Film Operational Line Set-up.
  • Extrusion System, Slit Die, Water Trough, Winder.
  • Terminology Orientation -Machine Direction (MD).
  • Preventive Maintenance.
  • Safety Precautions.

Operation and Application of Cast Film Processing Line

  • Simple Monolayer films for plastic bags.
  • Multilayer Structures for Plastics Film and Food Packaging

Trouble Shooting and Resolving Injection Molding Issues

  • Identification the problems that can occur with Cast Film Line Processing equipment.
  • Finding the Best Approach to resolving Cast Film Line Problems, or Issues.

Day 2:

Hands-on Demonstration and Operation Overview of a Cast Film Processing Line

  • Cast Film Line Hands-on Demonstration
  • Cast Film Line Operation Overview


If you have any questions or need more information about this course, please contact:

Penelope Pinkston


Online Registration


Registration Form

Registration information: Registration shall remain open until posted as closed on the course listing on this site.

Registrations must be guaranteed by check, a purchase order number or a credit card, otherwise the registration will not be processed. Checks should be made payable to "The Akron Polymer Technology Services Training Center" and must include a copy of your completed registration form. Course fees are due before attending.

All registrations—whether by online, phone, fax or mail—will be confirmed and considered binding and subject to all cancellation policies. If you do not receive a confirmation prior to the class, please call The Akron Polymer Technology Services Training Center to verify your registration.

Course fee includes classroom instruction, instructional materials, parking permits, continental breakfast, lunch, beverages and refreshment breaks. Travel and hotel accommodations are not included.


Visit our registration webpage to view our cancellation/withdrawal policy.