The ultimate goal of any extrusion operation is to deliver high-quality plastic parts to your customers. In order to pass this exam, candidates must demonstrate a working knowledge of extrusion quality — including safety concerns, the extrusion process, plastics materials, mathematics, print reading, and the use of measuring tools for part inspection. This exam is specifically geared toward twin screw extrusion processes.
Who Should Consider Quality Certification?
Quality inspectors, technicians, managers, and engineers should take this certification exam. Managers should strongly consider offering this certification as a means of benchmarking their quality personnel — ensuring a confident and capable team.
How to Get Certified:
Conducted entirely online, this comprehensive exam takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete — with a time limit of 3 hours. Upon completion of the exam, participants are immediately notified whether they’ve passed or not, via email.
Those who attain a passing score will receive their certificate. Those who do not pass receive a detailed report indicating areas in which further improvement is needed, prior to retaking the exam.
How the Exam is Structured:
A series of True/False questions are used to cover a wide range of topics. The exam also uses multiple choice questions to provide stronger indication of the candidate’s understanding of more complex concepts.
The questions in this exam cover the following categories:
- Extrusion Safety
Twin Screw Extrusion
The Extrusion Process
Extruded Product Quality
Plastics Material Basics
Quality & Mathematics
Slide Calipers & Outside Micrometers
How to Prepare for this Certification Exam:
Although preparatory training is not necessary to achieve certification, participation in Routsis’s structured training programs can greatly increase a candidate’s chances of successfully completing the examination.
We offer an online training package specifically geared toward helping individuals prepare for and pass this extrusion certification exam. For small and mid-sized companies, our Professional Certification Portals provide a convenient, cost-efficient way to train, benchmark, and certify your employees. Larger companies should consider our exclusive RightStart™ in-house training system.