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Courses We Offer

Welcome to the APTS training courses page. We currently offer courses in the following areas: Plastics, Rubber, Corrosion, Medical Technology, Color Technology, and Adhesives and Coatings.

Courses are arranged by date, and can be sorted by category type using the dropdown menu below.


ONLINE COURSE: Solving Problems in Rubber Compounding and Processing

Date: 11/05/2021 - 11/05/2021
Course Number: 063-0768 (formerly AP6216)

ONLINE COURSE: Polymer Compounding, Formulating, and Testing of Plastics, Rubber, Adhesives, and Coatings

Date: 11/08/2021 - 11/10/2021
Course Number: 043-0745 (formerly AP5220)

ONLINE COURSE: Organosilanes: The Link Between Polymers and Surfaces

Date: 11/10/2021 - 11/11/2021
Course Number: 156-0869 (formerly AP3589)

ONLINE COURSE: Polymers in Packaging

Date: 11/17/2021 - 11/18/2021
Course Number: 141-0784

ONLINE COURSE: Essentials of Rubber Science & Technology

Date: 11/30/2021 - 12/21/2021
Course Number: 159-0840

ONLINE COURSE: Applications of FTIR & NMR Spectroscopy in Polymer Product Development (Problem Solving, Development, & IP Creation)

Date: 12/01/2021 - 12/02/2021
Course Number: 153-0861 (formerly AP3581)

ONLINE COURSE: Color Theory and Applications

Date: 12/01/2021 - 12/03/2021
Course Number: 014-0818 (formerly AP6218)

ONLINE COURSE: Polymers in Packaging

Date: 12/08/2021 - 12/09/2021
Course Number: 141-0906

ONLINE COURSE: Rubber Extrusion Technology

Date: 01/05/2022 - 01/05/2022
Course Number: 052-0895

ONLINE COURSE: Science and Technology of Fluoropolymers

Date: 01/18/2022 - 01/18/2022
Course Number: 112-0894

ONLINE COURSE: Applications of Thermal Analysis Techniques in Polymeric Materials Science & Engineering

Date: 01/26/2022 - 01/27/2022
Course Number: 154-0898

ONLINE COURSE: RPA Testing of Rubber Processability and Dynamic Properties

Date: 02/03/2022 - 02/04/2022
Course Number: 065-0899

ONLINE COURSE: Color Theory and Applications

Date: 02/08/2022 - 02/10/2022
Course Number: 014-0902

ONLINE COURSE: Science and Technology of Fluoropolymers

Date: 02/08/2022 - 02/08/2022
Course Number: 112-0900

ONLINE COURSE: Structure/Property Relationships in Polyurethanes

Date: 02/08/2022 - 02/09/2022
Course Number: 160-0901

ONLINE COURSE: Polymer Compounding, Formulating, and Testing of Plastics, Rubber, Adhesives, and Coatings

Date: 02/16/2022 - 02/18/2022
Course Number: 043-0903

ONLINE COURSE: Rubber Molding Processes: Principles, Troubleshooting & Mold Design

Date: 02/22/2022 - 02/24/2022
Course Number: 136-0904

ONLINE COURSE: Organosilanes: The Link Between Polymers and Surfaces

Date: 02/23/2022 - 02/24/2022
Course Number: 156-0905

ONLINE COURSE: Sponge Rubber 101

Date: 03/08/2022 - 03/08/2022
Course Number: 138-0911

ASTM Rubber Testing: Selecting, Performing and Interpreting ASTM Rubber Test Methods

Date: 03/08/2022 - 03/09/2022
Course Number: 003-0671

ONLINE COURSE: Aircraft Tire Technology

Date: 03/09/2022 - 03/09/2022
Course Number: 114-0912

ONLINE COURSE: Blow Molding Theory and Practice

Date: 03/09/2022 - 03/10/2022
Course Number: 171-0972

ONLINE COURSE: Science and Technology of Fluoropolymers

Date: 03/15/2022 - 03/15/2022
Course Number: 112-0913

ONLINE COURSE: Applications of FTIR & NMR Spectroscopy in Polymer Product Development (Problem Solving, Development, & IP Creation)

Date: 03/16/2022 - 03/17/2022
Course Number: 153-0915

ONLINE COURSE: Understanding Raw Materials, the Building Blocks of Rubber Compounding

Date: 03/16/2022 - 03/16/2022
Course Number: 087-0914

ONLINE COURSE: Rubber Compounding for Performance

Date: 03/17/2022 - 03/18/2022
Course Number: 018-0916

ONLINE COURSE: Solving Problems in Rubber Compounding and Processing

Date: 03/21/2022 - 03/21/2022
Course Number: 063-0917

ONLINE COURSE: Elastomer Molding Technology

Date: 03/22/2022 - 03/24/2022
Course Number: 024-0892

ONLINE COURSE: Polymer Science for Engineers

Date: 03/28/2022 - 03/30/2022
Course Number: 044-0918

ONLINE COURSE: Compounding and Testing of Plastics

Date: 03/31/2022 - 03/31/2022
Course Number: 017-0919

ONLINE COURSE: Introduction to Polymer Science for Engineers

Date: 04/04/2022 - 04/04/2022
Course Number: 167-0920

ONLINE COURSE: An Introduction to Continuous Vulcanization And CV Processes

Date: 04/05/2022 - 04/05/2022
Course Number: 128-0921

Complete Injection Molding

Date: 04/06/2022 - 04/08/2022
Course Number: 170-0969

ONLINE COURSE: Structure/Property Relationships in Polyurethanes

Date: 04/12/2022 - 04/13/2022
Course Number: 160-0922

ONLINE COURSE: Applications of FTIR & NMR Spectroscopy in Polymer Product Development (Problem Solving, Development, & IP Creation)

Date: 04/13/2022 - 04/14/2022
Course Number: 153-0923

ONLINE COURSE: Applications of Thermal Analysis Techniques in Polymeric Materials Science & Engineering

Date: 04/13/2022 - 04/14/2022
Course Number: 154-0923

ONLINE COURSE: Understanding Dynamic Properties of Rubber and Rubber Products

Date: 04/21/2022 - 04/22/2022
Course Number: 072-0893

ONLINE COURSE: Polymers in Packaging

Date: 04/26/2022 - 04/27/2022
Course Number: 141-0907

ONLINE COURSE: Introduction to Plastic Packaging

Date: 04/27/2022 - 04/29/2022
Course Number: 140-0966

ONLINE COURSE: Polymer Science for Engineers

Date: 05/03/2022 - 05/05/2022
Course Number: 044-0924

ONLINE COURSE: Basics of Polymer Processing

Date: 05/09/2022 - 05/09/2022
Course Number: 168-0925

ONLINE COURSE: Sponge Rubber 101

Date: 05/10/2022 - 05/10/2022
Course Number: 138-0926

ONLINE COURSE: Color Theory and Applications

Date: 05/11/2022 - 05/13/2022
Course Number: 014-0927

IN-PERSON & ONLINE COURSE: Applications of FTIR & NMR Spectroscopy in Polymer Product Development (Problem Solving, Development, & IP Creation)

Date: 05/17/2022 - 05/17/2022
Course Number: 153-0929

IN-PERSON & ONLINE COURSE: Applications of Thermal Analysis Techniques in Polymeric Materials Science & Engineering

Date: 05/18/2022 - 05/18/2022
Course Number: 154-0946

ONLINE COURSE: Polymer Compounding, Formulating, and Testing of Plastics, Rubber, Adhesives, and Coatings

Date: 05/18/2022 - 05/20/2022
Course Number: 043-0928

IN-PERSON & ONLINE COURSE: Organosilanes: The Link Between Polymers and Surfaces

Date: 05/19/2022 - 05/19/2022
Course Number: 156-0930

ONLINE COURSE: Understanding Raw Materials, the Building Blocks of Rubber Compounding

Date: 06/06/2022 - 06/06/2022
Course Number: 087-0931

ONLINE COURSE: Rubber Compounding for Performance

Date: 06/07/2022 - 06/08/2022
Course Number: 018-0932

ONLINE COURSE: Solving Problems in Rubber Compounding and Processing

Date: 06/09/2022 - 06/09/2022
Course Number: 063-0933

ONLINE COURSE: Rubber Extrusion Technology

Date: 06/14/2022 - 06/14/2022
Course Number: 052-0896

ASTM Rubber Testing: Selecting, Performing and Interpreting ASTM Rubber Test Methods

Date: 06/14/2022 - 06/15/2022
Course Number: 003-0934

ONLINE COURSE: Aircraft Tire Technology

Date: 06/15/2022 - 06/15/2022
Course Number: 114-0935

ONLINE COURSE: Compounding and Testing of Plastics

Date: 06/20/2022 - 06/20/2022
Course Number: 017-0936

ONLINE COURSE: Polymers in Packaging

Date: 06/29/2022 - 06/30/2022
Course Number: 141-0908

ONLINE COURSE: An Introduction to Continuous Vulcanization And CV Processes

Date: 07/05/2022 - 07/05/2022
Course Number: 128-0937

ONLINE COURSE: Blow Molding Theory and Practice

Date: 07/13/2022 - 07/14/2022
Course Number: 171-0973

ONLINE COURSE: Understanding Dynamic Properties of Rubber and Rubber Products

Date: 07/13/2022 - 07/14/2022
Course Number: 072-0938

ONLINE COURSE: RPA Testing of Rubber Processability and Dynamic Properties

Date: 07/21/2022 - 07/22/2022
Course Number: 065-0939

Complete Injection Molding

Date: 07/27/2022 - 07/29/2022
Course Number: 170-0970

ONLINE COURSE: Structure/Property Relationships in Polyurethanes

Date: 08/09/2022 - 08/10/2022
Course Number: 160-0940

ONLINE COURSE: Introduction to Plastic Packaging

Date: 08/17/2022 - 08/19/2022
Course Number: 140-0967

ONLINE COURSE: Polymer Science for Engineers

Date: 08/17/2022 - 08/19/2022
Course Number: 044-0941

ONLINE COURSE: Rheological Properties of Polymers

Date: 08/22/2022 - 08/22/2022
Course Number: 169-0942

ONLINE COURSE: Applications of Thermal Analysis Techniques in Polymeric Materials Science & Engineering

Date: 08/31/2022 - 09/01/2022
Course Number: 154-0943

ONLINE COURSE: Sponge Rubber 101

Date: 09/06/2022 - 09/06/2022
Course Number: 138-0950

ONLINE COURSE: Organosilanes: The Link Between Polymers and Surfaces

Date: 09/07/2022 - 09/08/2022
Course Number: 156-0948

ONLINE COURSE: Understanding Dynamic Properties of Rubber and Rubber Products

Date: 09/08/2022 - 09/09/2022
Course Number: 072-0951

ONLINE COURSE: Rubber Molding Processes: Principles, Troubleshooting & Mold Design

Date: 09/13/2022 - 09/15/2022
Course Number: 136-0952

ONLINE COURSE: Color Theory and Applications

Date: 09/14/2022 - 09/16/2022
Course Number: 014-0953

ASTM Rubber Testing: Selecting, Performing and Interpreting ASTM Rubber Test Methods

Date: 09/14/2022 - 09/15/2022
Course Number: 003-0954

ONLINE COURSE: Compounding and Testing of Plastics

Date: 09/22/2022 - 09/22/2022
Course Number: 017-0955

ONLINE COURSE: Polymers in Packaging

Date: 09/28/2022 - 09/29/2022
Course Number: 141-0909

IN-PERSON & ONLINE COURSE: Applications of FTIR & NMR Spectroscopy in Polymer Product Development (Problem Solving, Development, & IP Creation)

Date: 10/04/2022 - 10/04/2022
Course Number: 153-0944

IN-PERSON & ONLINE COURSE: Applications of Thermal Analysis Techniques in Polymeric Materials Science & Engineering

Date: 10/05/2022 - 10/05/2022
Course Number: 154-0947

IN-PERSON & ONLINE COURSE: Organosilanes: The Link Between Polymers and Surfaces

Date: 10/06/2022 - 10/06/2022
Course Number: 156-0949

ONLINE COURSE: Structure/Property Relationships in Polyurethanes

Date: 10/11/2022 - 10/12/2022
Course Number: 160-0956

ONLINE COURSE: Aircraft Tire Technology

Date: 10/14/2022 - 10/14/2022
Course Number: 114-0957

ONLINE COURSE: Rubber Extrusion Technology

Date: 10/18/2022 - 10/18/2022
Course Number: 052-0897

ONLINE COURSE: Elastomer Molding Technology

Date: 10/19/2022 - 10/21/2022
Course Number: 024-0958

ONLINE COURSE: RPA Testing of Rubber Processability and Dynamic Properties

Date: 10/20/2022 - 10/21/2022
Course Number: 065-0959

ONLINE COURSE: Blow Molding Theory and Practice

Date: 10/26/2022 - 10/27/2022
Course Number: 171-0974

ONLINE COURSE: Understanding Raw Materials, the Building Blocks of Rubber Compounding

Date: 11/01/2022 - 11/01/2022
Course Number: 087-0960

ONLINE COURSE: Rubber Compounding for Performance

Date: 11/02/2022 - 11/03/2022
Course Number: 018-0961

ONLINE COURSE: Solving Problems in Rubber Compounding and Processing

Date: 11/04/2022 - 11/04/2022
Course Number: 063-0962

ONLINE COURSE: Polymer Compounding, Formulating, and Testing of Plastics, Rubber, Adhesives, and Coatings

Date: 11/08/2022 - 11/10/2022
Course Number: 043-0963

ONLINE COURSE: Polymers in Packaging

Date: 12/01/2022 - 12/02/2022
Course Number: 141-0910

ONLINE COURSE: Applications of FTIR & NMR Spectroscopy in Polymer Product Development (Problem Solving, Development, & IP Creation)

Date: 12/07/2022 - 12/08/2022
Course Number: 153-0945

ONLINE COURSE: Color Theory and Applications

Date: 12/07/2022 - 12/09/2022
Course Number: 014-0964

ONLINE COURSE: Introduction to Plastic Packaging

Date: 12/07/2022 - 12/09/2022
Course Number: 140-0968

Complete Injection Molding

Date: 12/14/2022 - 12/16/2022
Course Number: 170-0971

Adhesion Science (Interfacial Phenomena in Soft Materials)

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Adsorption Behavior (Interfacial Phenomena in Soft Materials)

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Advanced Injection Molding

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Advanced Mold Flow Simulation

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Aircraft Tire Technology

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An Introduction to Continuous Vulcanization And CV Processes

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ASTM Corrosion Testing: Application and Use of Salt Fog, Humidity, Cyclic and Gas Tests

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ASTM Rubber Testing: Selecting, Performing and Interpreting ASTM Rubber Test Methods

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Automotive OEM Coatings Chemistry and Applications

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Basic Elastomer/Rubber Technician Class

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Basics of Polymer Processing

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Beyond the Data Sheet: Plastic Material Selection for Optimal Performance

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Blow Molding Theory and Practice

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Blown Film Extrusion

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Blown Film Extrusion and Cast Film Extrusion

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Blown Film Extrusion Processing

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C & T of Functional Coatings for Medical Devices

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Cast Film Extrusion

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Color Theory and Applications

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Complete Injection Molding

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Compounding and Testing of Plastics

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Degradable Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications

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Elastomer Molding Technology

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Engineered Rubber Products: Materials, Product Design Principles and Fundamentals of Processing

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Essentials of Rubber Science & Technology

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Extrusion Compounding and Applications in the Food, Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Industries

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Flexible Electronics

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Fluoropolymers for Corrosion Control for Chemical Processes

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Fracture Mechanics (Interfacial Phenomena in Soft Materials)

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Friction Processes (Interfacial Phenomena in Soft Materials)

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Injection Molding and 3-D Printing

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Injection Molding Simulations with Moldex3D

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Intro Rubber Technology Seminar

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Introduction to Plastic Packaging

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Introduction to Polymer Science for Engineers

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Intrusion Molding and its Recycled Plastics Applications

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Making Properties and Profits: Twin Screw Extrusion Seminar

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Organosilanes: The Link Between Polymers and Surfaces

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Plastic Material Selection and Testing

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Plastic Part Failure Analysis

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Plastics Extrusion Processes and Process Engineering

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Polymer Additive Manufacturing

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Polymer Compounding, Formulating, and Testing of Plastics, Rubber, Adhesives, and Coatings

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Polymer Science for Engineers

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Polymers for Corrosion Control & Chemical Handling

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Polymers in Packaging

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Polyurethane Elastomers: Chemistry, Applications and Formulations

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Rheological Properties of Polymers

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Rubber Adhesion and Adhesives

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Rubber and Plastics Failure Analysis: Physical and Chemical Analysis Techniques

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Rubber Bushing Designing for Automotive and Commercial Application

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Rubber Compounding for Durability

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Rubber Compounding for Performance

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Rubber Extrusion Technology

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Rubber Molding Processes: Principles, Troubleshooting & Mold Design

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Rubber Technician Training

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Science and Technology of Fluoropolymers

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Silicone Elastomeric Product Technology

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Silicone Elastomers Technology and Fabrication Seminar

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Solving Problems in Rubber Compounding and Processing

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Sponge Rubber 101

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Structure/Property Relationships in Polyurethanes

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Surface Treatment of Material for Adhesive Bonding

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Systematic Innovation for Six Sigma Black Belts and Lean Masters: An Introduction

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THE POLYMER AND PLASTICS INDUSTRY: An Introduction to Commodity and Specialty Polymer Materials, Markets and Fabrication Processes

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Thermoforming and Vacuum Forming

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Thermoplastic Materials Engineering: Synthesis, Testing, Selection, and End Use Specification

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Understanding Dynamic Properties of Rubber and Rubber Products

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Understanding Plastic Material: Synthesis, Structure, and Performance

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Understanding Raw Materials, the Building Blocks of Rubber Compounding

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Understanding Thermoplastic Materials: Synthesis, Structure, and End Use Performance

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Wetting Phenomena (Interfacial Phenomena in Soft Materials)

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