HATTIESBURG, MISS. - Mississippi Polymer Institute in Hattiesburg will offer rapid prototyping services to Mississippi businesses. MPI, part of the Polymer Science Research Center at the University of Southern Mississippi, installed a DTM Sinterstation 2000 rapid prototyping machine.
MPI offers courses at Holmes Community College in Jackson, Miss.: injection molding, May 3-5; and extrusion, May 1-3.
Holmes installed a donated, 11/2inch Davis-Standard extruder, and a loaned, 85-ton press from Van Dorn Demag. It also got a $5,000 grant from the Society of Plastics Engineers.