Rubber Bushing Design for Automotive and Commercial Applications - 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: $775 USD
CEU's: 1.125
Instructor: Karl Winkler

Course Overview

This 1½ day course will review a wide variety of construction methods including three piece “silentbloc”, center joint bonded and fully mold bonded bushings.   Various styles will be examined including oval, voided, rate plated, slippery inner metal, special inner metals, self lubricating “SLE” and hydraulic bushings.   A review of assembly techniques, rate calculations, static, dynamic and fatigue testing in all directions “TRAC” will be covered.  A semi efficient vulcanization “SEV” natural rubber bushing recipe will be provided during compounding discussion.   Rate results in radial, axial, torsion and conical directions from a variety of rubber bushings will be provided.

Please note:  First day course time 8:00am - 4:00pm.  Second day course time 8:00am - 12:00pm.

Course Outline