• Program: Plastics Engineering Technology
  • Course: Medical Micro-bore Extrusion Process
  • Course #: PLST2035
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces students to the concepts, principles and specific requirements regarding Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) that strictly regulate how organizations are to produce medical devices as relates to the micro-bore extrusion process.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate basics of micro-bore tooling
Identify extrusion downstream equipment
Identify screw technology, design, and optimization
Use offline dimensional and functional metrology
Demonstrate online dimensional metrology
Identify medical grade polymers
Determine proper material drying methods
Demonstrate extruder operation and troubleshooting
Analyze micro-bore tubing process for part quality

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Instructors approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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