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

To be scheduled
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Akron Polymer Training Center, Akron, OH 44325-5404, U.S.A.
Cost: $1030 USD
CEU's: 1.5
Instructor: Dr. Tom Dudek

Course Overview

This course will familiarize technologists with the unique capabilities of rubber materials (thermoset and thermoplastic rubbers). Key rubber compounding principles and test methods will be reviewed. This will be followed by a presentation of design principles for rubber products. The important processes used in the manufacture of rubber products (mixing, milling, extrusion, compression and injection molding, and calendering) will be presented. Additional product design information will be discussed followed by a review of different types of elastomer products. Course includes the book, Engineered Rubber Products, by John G. Sommer.

 Course textbook:

Engineered Rubber Products






Engineered Rubber Products
by John Sommer

Course Outline