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Glass Breakage Analysis and Fractography

Jul 21 - Jul 23, 2020
Indianapolis, IN

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Overview

Glass breakage analysis and Fractography are important tools for identifying and resolving the cause for failure of glasses and other brittle materials. The science of Fractography analyzes fracture surfaces in order to pinpoint fracture origins and may also provide quantitative information regarding the amount of load present at the moment of failure, which makes it a useful tool for glass breakage investigations. The information gained by a proper, scientific analysis not only helps to identify why something has broken but may also help in the design of glass handling processes that will prevent the types of damage that lead to future failures.

During this training course, attendees will learn how to conduct investigations, using microscopes and other available tools, to determine the root causes of glass-related deviations. Attendees will also evaluate glass-related issues involving existing or proposed manufacturing processes and equipment lines and identify where glass defects are found and how they are created within the pharmaceutical supply chain.

Agenda

  • Training courses run from 8:30 to 16:00 each day, unless otherwise noted.

Trainers

Roger P. Asselta
Roger P. Asselta
Genesis Packaging Technologies
David R. Gatzke
David R. Gatzke
Paul Harber
Paul Harber
Parenteral Supply Chain, LLC
James R. Varner
James R. Varner
Alfred University

Additional Information

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    1. Recall key facts, terms, and concepts related to glass science and glass breakage
    2. Use fractography to identify fracture origins
    3. Conduct investigations—using microscopes and other available tools—to determine the root causes of glass-related deviations
    4. Evaluate glass-related issues involving existing or proposed manufacturing processes and equipment lines
    5. Identify and recommend changes that functional groups and other non-operations areas need to adopt to create a continuous improvement culture related to glass handling/breakage
  • Who Should Attend

    Who Should Attend

    This training course is intended for professionals who are involved in designing how glass is used in drug manufacturing as well as investigation glass failures.

    Departments
    Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Packaging, Process Development

    Roles
    Specialist, Supervisor, Manager, Engineer, Scientist

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MQ Learning Center

2301 Executive Drive
Indianapolis, IN

  • Accommodations

    The following hotels are located near the training course location:

    Courtyard Marriott Downtown
    601 W Washington St
    Indianapolis, IN 46204

    JW Marriott Downtown
    10 S West Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46204

  • Amenities

    Please visit the hotel’s website for more information.

How to Get Here

By Air

The nearest airport to the training facility is the Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

By Car

There is a parking lot available at the training facility.

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Registration Fees

Early Registration
Registration Type Price By June 6, 2020
Member $3,419
Non-member $4,103
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic* $2,659
Regular Registration
Registration Type Price After June 6, 2020
Member $3,799
Non-member $4,559
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic* $2,659

* For Government/Health Authority/Academic nonmembers, online registration is not available and must be faxed in.

All rates in US dollars. To receive the prevailing rate, PDA must receive your registration(s) by 5:00 p.m. ET on or before the date noted.

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