PST19 Victrex, Lancashire

This is the first year a Polymer Study Tour has run at Victrex and we are excited to be able to bring you a course hosted by the world's leading manufacturer of PEEK and PAEK-based polymers.  The first day of the course, Sunday 23 June, will be at a local hotel where we will also stay overnight and the second day, Monday 24 June, will be based at the Victrex site in Thornton Cleveleys. During the Tour you will hear from experts in their field on all aspects of polymers relating to the curriculum and you will have the unique opportinity to look around the Victrex site. The provisional timetable is as follows:

Sunday 23 June
1100 Welcome and introductions at the hotel
1115 Introduction to polymers - structure and properties (lecture and practical)
1230 Lunch
1330 Introduction to polymers - processing (lecture and practical)
1445 Applications of polymers
1545 Break
1600 Polymers and the environment
1700 Check in to rooms and get settled
1830 Conference dinner
Monday 24 June
0900 Travel to Victrex
0945 Introduction to day 2 and Victrex
1045 Break
1100 Company Tours
1300 Lunch
1400 How you can use what you have learnt
1515 Feedback discussion
1600 Course closes

We will be staying at The Shard Riverside Inn, a couple of miles outside Poulton-le-Fylde and all refreshments and meals will be provided.  The closest railway station is at Poulton-le-Fylde and we will arrange transport to Victrex from the hotel and from Victrex back to the station for those travelling by train.  Alternativley if you wish to travel by car there is car parking available at both venues.


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