Central Massachusetts Local Section

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November 3rd NEACT Western Division Meeting

Posted by Erica Costello on October 8, 2018 at 2:00 PM

PUTNAM PLASTICS TOUR

 

Saturday November 3, 2018

 

9:00 am to 12:00pm

 

Putnam Plastics

 

40 Louisa Viens Drive

 

Dayville, CT 06241

 

Workshop description

 

Come out to Putnam Plastics for an exciting morning of polymer chemistry and high precision analytical instruments. Putnam Plastics produces components for medical devices such as insulin pumps and heart catheters. Ray Rilling, Director of Advanced Technology Development, will take us through the development, production, and testing of some of their products. You will enjoy the chance to see how they use chemistry to inform and direct their design choices and how they measure the quality of their products. We will finish the morning with some hands-on activities that you can do with your classes to explore polymer chemistry in the classroom.

 

Schedule for the Morning

 

9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30 Welcoming Remarks and Introductions

9:45- 11:00 Tour or Research and Development Labs

11:00 Polymer chemistry classroom activities

 

 

 

 

RSVP and/or Questions to Sharon Geyer sgeyer@woodstockacademy.org

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