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Webinar on Accelerated Aging Product Testing

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Accelerated aging (AA) is testing that uses aggravated conditions of heat, oxygen, sunlight, vibration, chemicals, etc. to speed up the normal aging processes of items. It is used to help determine the long-term effects of expected levels of stress within a shorter time, usually in a laboratory by controlled standard test methods.

AA is used to estimate the useful lifespan of a product or its shelf life when actual lifespan data is unavailable. The ability of product designers to accurately predict changes in polymer properties is of critical importance to the medical device, consumer, and industrial markets.

Why should you Attend:
Accurate prediction of product shelf-life performance is critical to your success. "Do it right the first time", choose the most functional and resistant materials for your product instead of going through the post launch cycle of panic driven product revisions. Also learn the basis for choosing the optimum accelerated test design based on materials, product design, processing, and functional product requirements. Learn how to "think like a molecule" and plan and design around "aging" induced changes in materials qualities (brittleness, color, and odor) that cut short your product's long term functionality. The understanding of a product's long term safety and efficacy is a must in today's litigious world.

Learn how to:
Understand the design and use of accelerated aging programs to shorten development time
Identify the materials that perform best in "stressful" environments
Effects of processing (molding, assembly)
Enhance product and packaging designs
Product Design features to avoids

Areas Covered in the Session:
Shelf Life Test Methods - Accelerated Aging Test Design - Modeling
General Aging Theory - Simplified Protocol
Accelerated Aging Test Designs
Polymers Chemistry - choosing the best polymer candidate

Who Will Benefit:
Product Design Engineers
Quality Management and Engineers
Regulatory Affairs
Project Managers
Staff evaluating risk, safety, and effectiveness
R&D Staff - engineering and lab personnel
Process Engineers
Packaging Engineers
Materials Engineers
Manufacturing Engineers
Liability - Lawyers, Paralegals

Speaker Profile:
Karl Leinsing has experience with design and project management since 1988 and has been in the Medical Product Device Design and Development industry since 1992. His areas of expertise include full life cycle product development, product conception, polymer selection, thorough computer-aided product design, dynamic mechanical analysis and root cause analysis, molding and manufacturing, project organization, technical presentations and leadership, and cross-functional teamwork. Karl currently holds 19 patents (several patents pending), 5 design awards, was listed as one of "100 notable people in the Medical Device Industry" by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MDDI), and was inducted into the Product Design & Development Engineer Hall of Fame.

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Phone: +1-800-447-9407
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