Course: Intermediate to Advanced Compounding and Testing of Rubber
May 12-14, 2020; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST
Location: This course is only available online, not in person in Akron. To support our industry during this uncertain time and encourage continued learning, the course fee will be $50 off when you register and free for Student Members.
May 12-13 & May 14 Morning; Online course
May 14 Afternoon; Online virtual tour of Akron Rubber Development Laboratory
This course is an in-depth coverage of rubber compounding and testing. It will include classroom, laboratory and factory experiences. Classroom subjects include elastomers, fillers/reinforcement, plasticizers/process aids, antidegradants, cure systems, adhesion, foaming agents, and flame retardants, compound design, warehouse storage and useful references. Testing laboratory subjects will include process testing, physical properties, abrasion, aged physical properties, low temperature properties, dynamic testing, adhesion, ozone/weathering testing, chemical analytics, and microscopy. Processing subjects will include mixing, milling, calendering, extrusion and molding.
Instructors: Bonnie Stuck, Nicki Hershberger, Kylie Knipp and Paul Pavka of Akron Rubber Development Laboratory
Cost: $895 Member / $995 Non-member / $20 Student Member
– Member & Non-member prices increase $50 on April 12, 2020.
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