Welcome to the Akron Polymer Training Center at The University of Akron,
where Polymers are the Focus of Innovation and Technology!

The Akron Polymer Training Center (APTC) is the training division of the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering. Poised to meet the needs of our changing environment, the center strives to be the world's leading provider of effective workforce development and training. Contact us for more information.

A full list of our courses can be viewed here.

Upcoming Courses

Rubber/Elastomer Technology and Applications for the Tire Industry - 2 Day Course

Date: 05/12/2015 - 05/13/2015
Course Number: AP3226 - COURSE CANCELLED - May be rescheduled in the summer.

Basic Elastomer/Rubber Technician Class - 2 Day Course

Date: 05/14/2015 - 05/15/2015
Course Number: AP3241 - Maximum 8 Students (no discounts)

ASTM Corrosion Testing: Application and Use of Salt Fog, Humidity, Cyclic and Gas Tests - 2 Day Course

Date: 05/19/2015 - 05/20/2015

Polymer Science for Engineers - 3 Day Course

Date: 05/27/2015 - 05/29/2015
Course Number: AP3229

Chemistry and Technology of Polymeric Materials used in Medical Devices - 1 Day Course

Date: 06/16/2015 - 06/16/2015
Course Number: AP3233

Polyurethanes in Medical Devices - 1 Day Course

Date: 06/17/2015 - 06/17/2015
Course Number: AP3234

Understanding Dynamic Properties of Rubber and Rubber Products - 2 Day Course

Date: 06/24/2015 - 06/25/2015
Course Number: AP3221

Polymer Compounding, Formulating, and Testing of Plastics, Rubber, Adhesives, and Coatings - 3 Day Course

Date: 07/08/2015 - 07/10/2015
Course Number: AP3228

Plastic Material Selection and Testing - 3 Day Course

Date: 08/17/2015 - 08/19/2015
Course Number: AP3235

Plastic Part Failure Analysis - 2 Day Course

Date: 08/20/2015 - 08/21/2015
Course Number: AP3236

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