Rapid Tooling for Plastic Parts-Minnesota

From: Linda Johnson (JohnLin@sme.org)
Date: Tue Aug 12 1997 - 17:46:37 EEST

Rapid Tooling for Plastic Parts
Clinic and Exhibits
September 11-12, 1997
Thunderbird Hotel and Convention Center
Bloomington (Minneapolis), Minnesota USA
Sponsored by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the Rapid
Prototyping Association (RPA) of SME

Clinic Purpose
This clinic is designed especially for you--professionals who need
better ways to develop and bring your products to market--quicker and
more economical than before. You will see how companies like yours are
routinely using rapid tooling techniques to produce plastic parts more
These industry experts will explain the processes, practical
applications and options available--along with comparable advantages and
disadvantages to your specific applications.

Clinic Chair and Co-Chair
Marge Hartfel, Sr. Process Development Engineer, Rapid Prototyping
Center 3M Company and Robert Flint, Executive Vice President, Prototech
Engineering, Inc.

Fundamentals of Silicone Rubber Molding and demonstration
Instructor: Derek Ellis, PTE Distribution
Learn the basics to making a reproduction from an RP Master. Witness a
"live" demonstration of a vacuum casting machine dispensing urethanes.

General Campus tour and Rapid Prototyping Center at the 3M Company, St.
Paul, Minnesota.

Program Agenda
Wednesday, September 10th
Tutorial: Fundamentals of Silicone Rubber Molding with equipment
Check-in: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Tutorial Hours: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 11th
Check-in: 7:30 - 8:15 a.m.
Clinic Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lunch: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hours: 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Friday, September 12th
Clinic Hours: 8:30 a.m. - Noon
Lunch: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Tour: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

To find out more information about exhibiting at this New Exciting
Clinic contact:
Carol Bossio at (313) 271-1500, ext. 357 or email at RAPID@sme.org.

Location/Lodging Information
Thunderbird Hotel and Convention Center
2201 East 78th Street
Bloomington, MN 55425-1228
Room Reservations: (612) 854-3411

If you have questions or would like a copy of the speaker line-up and
list of topics contact: SME Customer Service at (800) 733-4763, ext. 629
or Linda Johnson at RAPID@sme.org

Register Today
Call (800) 733-4763, ext. 629 or 313-271-1500, ext. 629

Linda Johnson
Sr. Technical Program Administrator
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Conferencing Division
One SME Drive
Dearborn, MI 48121
Phone: (313) 271-1500, ext. 374
FAX: (313) 240-8254
Email: johnlin@sme.org

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