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

Course Number: 003-0671
Date: 03/08/2022 - 03/09/2022
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: 240 South Forge Street, Akron, Ohio 44325
Classroom 217 (Located inside the National Polymer Innovation Center)
Cost: Contact/register at www.astm.org.
TO REGISTER YOU MUST GO TO ASTM's WEBSITE: http://www.astm.org/TRAIN/filtrexx40.cgi?-P+ID+52+traindetail.frm
CEU's: 1.6
Instructor: John Dick and Peter C. Surette, Sr.

Course Overview

This two-day course provides a comprehensive overview of the most commonly used ASTM rubber test methods.  Instruction includes the nature of each test method, why each method is performed, interpretation of test results, and how test results can be used to improve rubber fabrication. 

Additional course information is available at www.astm.org.

Day One

* Introduction

* Tolerance Stack-up

* Testing Bias

* Rubber Compounds

* The Rubber Testing Laboratory

* General Test Methods

* Rotorless Shear Rheometry (RPA)

* Physical Test Methods to Characterize Vulcanizates

* D2000 Tests

 Day Two

* Natural Rubber Testing

* Synthetic Rubber Testing

* Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR)

* Polybutadiene

* EPDM

* NBR and HNBR

* Butyl Rubber

* Polychloroprene

* Polyisoprene

* Carbon Black

* Silica

* Organosilane Coupling Agents

* Mineral Fillers

* Synthetic Ester Plasticizers

* Vulcanization

* Antidegradants

* Recycled Rubber

* Industry Reference Materials

* ASTM Statistical Precision

QUESTIONS?

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

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


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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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