Course Number: AP3239
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Houston, Texas
Cost: $1,000 USD
SAVE $50 by taking with "Compounding for Performance" OR "Understanding Raw Materials, the Building Blocks of Rubber Compounding".
SAVE $100 by taking with "Compounding for Performance" AND "Understanding Raw Materials, the Building Blocks of Rubber Compounding".
Instructor: John Dick
This course is crucial for anyone in the rubber compounding field. It provides an in-depth look at processing problems in mixing, extrusion, calendering and molding. Statistics and methodologies for solving factory problems and case studies are covered as well. Participant’s current processing problems can be discussed with the instructor. The course includes a copy of John Dick's book, How to Improve Rubber Compounds (Hanser Publications).
Take this course with "Compounding for Performance" and/or "Understanding the Global Raw Material Supply Chain to the Rubber Industry" for registration savings.
How to Improve Rubber Compounds - 2nd Edition by John Dick
Introduction to Factory Problems
Statistics and Methodologies for Solving Factory Problems
Corrective Actions in the Short Term
Six Sigma Techniques for Solving Chronic Rubber Factory Problems
Nature and Techniques for Solving Problems in Rubber and Compounding and Processing
Case Studies of Rubber Compounding and Processing Problems
Different case studies that include processing and compounding problems will be discussed and reviewed in interactive groups. Then overall discussions will take place to discuss possible solutions and methodologies.
The course textbook, How to Improve Rubber Compounds, will be used throughout the course and during exercises.
General Course Registration:
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Registration for a class is due three weeks prior to the scheduled class date.
All 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 Training Center" and must include a copy of your completed registration form. COURSE FEES ARE DUE PRIOR TO ATTENDING.
All registrations whether by 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 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, FIRST-SERVE BASIS. EARLY REGISTRATION IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED!
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