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

Course description
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: 240 South Forge Street, Akron, Ohio 44325
Classroom 217 (Located inside the National Polymer Innovation Center)
Cost: $1030 USD
CEU's: 1.6
Instructor: Dr. Tom Dudek

Course Overview

This course will familiarize technologists with the unique capabilities of rubber materials (thermoset and thermoplastic rubbers). Key rubber compounding principles and test methods will be reviewed. This will be followed by a presentation of design principles for rubber products. The important processes used in the manufacture of rubber products (mixing, milling, extrusion, compression and injection molding, and calendering) will be presented. Additional product design information will be discussed followed by a review of different types of elastomer products. Course includes the book, Engineered Rubber Products, by John G. Sommer.

 Course textbook:

Engineered Rubber Products

 

 

 

 

 

Engineered Rubber Products
by John Sommer

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions or need more information about this course, please contact:

Penelope Pinkston
330-972-8303
penelo1@uakron.edu


TO REGISTER

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Registration information: Registration shall remain open until posted as closed on the course listing on this site.

Registrations must be guaranteed by check, a purchase order number or a credit card, otherwise the registration will not be processed. Checks should be made payable to "The Akron Polymer Technology Services Training Center" and must include a copy of your completed registration form. Course fees are due before attending.

All registrations—whether by online, phone, fax or mail—will be confirmed and considered binding and subject to all cancellation policies. If you do not receive a confirmation prior to the class, please call The Akron Polymer Technology Services Training Center to verify your registration.

Course fee includes classroom instruction, instructional materials, parking permits, continental breakfast, lunch, beverages and refreshment breaks. Travel and hotel accommodations are not included.

ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED AND ON A FIRST-COME BASIS. EARLY REGISTRATION IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED!

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