AKRON POLYMER TRAINING CENTER

Courses we offer

Welcome to the APTC 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.


NEW COURSE! Understanding Plastic Material: Synthesis, Structure, and Performance - 3 Day Course

Date: 05/17/2016 - 05/19/2016
Course Number: AP3256

Color Theory and Applications - 2 1/2 Day Course

Date: 05/24/2016 - 05/26/2016
Course Number: AP3265

Rubber Adhesion and Adhesives - 2 Day Course

Date: 06/02/2016 - 06/03/2016
Course Number: AP3266

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

Date: 06/22/2016 - 06/23/2016
Course Number: AP3251

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

Date: 07/06/2016 - 07/08/2016
Course Number: AP3252

NEW COURSE! Blown Film Extrusion - 2 Day Course

Date: 07/12/2016 - 07/13/2016
Course Number: AP3277

NEW COURSE! Silicone Elastomers Technology and Fabrication Seminar - 4 Day Course

Date: 07/25/2016 - 07/28/2016
Course Number: AP3276

NEW COURSE! Polyurethane Elastomers: Chemistry, Applications and Formulations - 1 Day Course

Date: 08/09/2016 - 08/09/2016
Course Number: AP3272

NEW COURSE! C & T of Functional Coatings for Medical Devices - 1 Day Course

Date: 08/10/2016 - 08/10/2016
Course Number: AP3273

Rubber and Plastics Failure Analysis: Physical and Chemical Analysis Techniques - 1 Day Course

Date: 08/11/2016 - 08/11/2016
Course Number: AP3274

ASTM Rubber Testing: Selecting, Performing and Interpreting ASTM Rubber Test Methods - 2 Day Course

Date: 09/07/2016 - 09/08/2016
Course Number: ASTM-RT11

Making Properties and Profits: Twin Screw Extrusion Seminar - 2 Day Course

Date: 09/13/2016 - 09/14/2016
Course Number: AP3271

Plastic Material Selection and Testing - 3 Day Course

Date: 09/19/2016 - 09/21/2016
Course Number: AP3267

Plastic Part Failure Analysis - 2 Day Course

Date: 09/22/2016 - 09/23/2016
Course Number: AP3258

Silicone Elastomeric Product Technology - 2 1/2 Day Course

Date: 10/03/2016 - 10/05/2016
Course Number: AP3268

NEW COURSE! THE POLYMER AND PLASTICS INDUSTRY: An Introduction to Commodity and Specialty Polymer Materials, Markets and Fabrication Processes - 4 Day Course

Date: 10/11/2016 - 10/14/2016
Course Number: AP3279

Systematic Innovation for Six Sigma Black Belts and Lean Masters: An Introduction - 2 Day Course

Date: 10/17/2016 - 10/18/2016
Course Number: AP3269

NEW COURSE! An Introduction to Continuous Vulcanization And CV Processes - 1 Day Course

Date: 10/20/2016 - 10/20/2016
Course Number: AP3278

Complete Injection Molding - 2 1/2 Day Course

Date: 11/01/2016 - 11/03/2016
Course Number: AP3263

Understanding Raw Materials, the Building Blocks of Rubber Compounding - 1 Day Course

Date: 11/08/2016 - 11/08/2016
Course Number: AP3253

Compounding for Performance - 2 Day Course

Date: 11/09/2016 - 11/10/2016
Course Number: AP3254

Solving Problems in Rubber Compounding and Processing - 1 Day Course

Date: 11/11/2016 - 11/11/2016
Course Number: AP3255

NEW COURSE! Degradable Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications - 3 Day Course

To be scheduled

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

To be scheduled

Basic Elastomer/Rubber Technician Class - 2 Day Course

To be scheduled

Compounding and Testing of Plastics - 1 Day Course

To be scheduled

Elastomer Molding Technology - 2 Day Course

To be scheduled

Engineered Rubber Products: Materials, Product Design Principles and Fundamentals of Processing - 2 Day Course

To be scheduled

Polymer Science for Engineers - 2 Day Course

To be scheduled