*** Please note, each row and course# listed below is a separate, complete course. ***

Courses We Offer

Welcome to the APTS training 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.

Title Date Course# Location
An Introduction to Continuous Vulcanization And CV Processes 07/05/2022 - 07/05/2022 128-0937 Microsoft Teams
10/03/2023 - 10/03/2023 128-1040 Microsoft Teams
Science and Technology of Fluoropolymers 07/12/2022 - 07/12/2022 112-1032 Microsoft Teams
08/09/2022 - 08/09/2022 112-1033 Microsoft Teams
09/13/2022 - 09/13/2022 112-1034 Microsoft Teams
12/13/2022 - 12/13/2022 112-1035 Microsoft Teams
01/10/2023 - 01/10/2023 112-1036 Microsoft Teams
02/07/2023 - 02/07/2023 112-1037 Microsoft Teams
Blow Molding Theory and Practice 07/13/2022 - 07/14/2022 171-0973 Microsoft Teams
10/26/2022 - 10/27/2022 171-0974 Microsoft Teams
03/09/2023 - 03/10/2023 171-1047 Microsoft Teams
09/14/2023 - 09/15/2023 171-1048 Microsoft Teams
Understanding Dynamic Properties of Rubber and Rubber Products 07/13/2022 - 07/14/2022 072-0938 Microsoft Teams
09/08/2022 - 09/09/2022 072-0951 Microsoft Teams
04/13/2023 - 04/14/2023 072-1025 Microsoft Teams
07/12/2023 - 07/13/2023 072-1026 Microsoft Teams
09/05/2023 - 09/06/2023 072-1027 Microsoft Teams
Plastic Part Failure Analysis 07/18/2022 - 07/19/2022 042-1044 Microsoft Teams
09/26/2022 - 09/27/2022 042-1045 Microsoft Teams
RPA Testing of Rubber Processability and Dynamic Properties 07/21/2022 - 07/22/2022 065-0939 Microsoft Teams
10/20/2022 - 10/21/2022 065-0959 Microsoft Teams
02/09/2023 - 02/10/2023 065-1008 Microsoft Teams
07/27/2023 - 07/28/2023 065-1009 Microsoft Teams
10/12/2023 - 10/13/2023 065-1010 Microsoft Teams
Complete Injection Molding 07/27/2022 - 07/29/2022 170-0970 225 E Mill St, Akron, OH 44325 Akron Polymer Training Center
12/14/2022 - 12/16/2022 170-0971 225 E Mill St, Akron, OH 44325 Akron Polymer Training Center
04/12/2023 - 04/14/2023 170-1058 225 E Mill St, Akron, OH 44325 Akron Polymer Training Center
07/19/2023 - 07/21/2023 170-1059 225 E Mill St, Akron, OH 44325 Akron Polymer Training Center
Essentials of Rubber Science & Technology 08/01/2022 - 08/22/2022 159-0977 Microsoft Teams
05/05/2023 - 05/26/2023 159-0978 Microsoft Teams
08/01/2023 - 08/22/2023 159-0979 Microsoft Teams
11/28/2023 - 12/19/2023 159-0980 Microsoft Teams
Structure/Property Relationships in Polyurethanes 08/09/2022 - 08/10/2022 160-0940 Microsoft Teams
10/11/2022 - 10/12/2022 160-0956 Microsoft Teams
02/07/2023 - 02/08/2023 160-1052 Microsoft Teams
05/09/2023 - 05/10/2023 160-1053 Microsoft Teams
11/07/2023 - 11/08/2023 160-1054 Microsoft Teams
Introduction to Plastic Packaging 08/17/2022 - 08/19/2022 140-0967 Microsoft Teams
12/07/2022 - 12/09/2022 140-0968 Microsoft Teams
04/12/2023 - 04/14/2023 140-1055 Microsoft Teams
06/14/2023 - 06/16/2023 140-1056 Microsoft Teams
10/25/2023 - 10/27/2023 140-1057 Microsoft Teams
Polymer Science for Engineers 08/17/2022 - 08/19/2022 044-0941 Microsoft Teams
Rheological Properties of Polymers 08/22/2022 - 08/22/2022 169-0942 Microsoft Teams
Applications of Thermal Analysis Techniques in Polymeric Materials Science & Engineering 08/31/2022 - 09/01/2022 154-0943 Microsoft Teams
10/05/2022 - 10/05/2022 154-0947 Microsoft Teams
AND/OR
240 South Forge Street, Akron, Ohio 44325 Classroom 217 (Located inside the National Polymer Innovation Center)
01/25/2023 - 01/26/2023 154-0995 Microsoft Teams
04/12/2023 - 04/13/2023 154-0996 Microsoft Teams
05/17/2023 - 05/17/2023 154-0997 Microsoft Teams
AND/OR
240 South Forge Street, Akron, Ohio 44325 Classroom 217 (Located inside the National Polymer Innovation Center)
08/30/2023 - 08/31/2023 154-0998 Microsoft Teams
10/04/2023 - 10/04/2023 154-0999 Microsoft Teams
AND/OR
240 South Forge Street, Akron, Ohio 44325 Classroom 217 (Located inside the National Polymer Innovation Center)
Sponge Rubber 101 09/06/2022 - 09/06/2022 138-0950 Microsoft Teams
04/04/2023 - 04/04/2023 138-1038 Microsoft Teams
Organosilanes: The Link Between Polymers and Surfaces 09/07/2022 - 09/08/2022 156-0948 Microsoft Teams
10/06/2022 - 10/06/2022 156-0949 Microsoft Teams
AND/OR
240 South Forge Street, Akron, Ohio 44325 Classroom 217 (Located inside the National Polymer Innovation Center)
02/22/2023 - 02/23/2023 156-1000 Microsoft Teams
05/18/2023 - 05/18/2023 156-1001 Microsoft Teams
AND/OR
240 South Forge Street, Akron, Ohio 44325 Classroom 217 (Located inside the National Polymer Innovation Center)
09/06/2023 - 09/07/2023 156-1002 Microsoft Teams
10/05/2023 - 10/05/2023 156-1003 Microsoft Teams
AND/OR
240 South Forge Street, Akron, Ohio 44325 Classroom 217 (Located inside the National Polymer Innovation Center)
Rubber Molding Processes: Principles, Troubleshooting & Mold Design 09/13/2022 - 09/15/2022 136-0952 Microsoft Teams
02/21/2023 - 02/23/2023 136-1029 Microsoft Teams
09/12/2023 - 09/14/2023 136-1030 Microsoft Teams
Color Theory and Applications 09/14/2022 - 09/16/2022 014-0953 Microsoft Teams
12/07/2022 - 12/09/2022 014-0964 Microsoft Teams
01/10/2023 - 01/12/2023 014-1041 Microsoft Teams
05/16/2023 - 05/18/2023 014-1042 Microsoft Teams
09/12/2023 - 09/14/2023 014-1043 Microsoft Teams
ASTM Rubber Testing: Selecting, Performing and Interpreting ASTM Rubber Test Methods 09/20/2022 - 09/21/2022 003-0954 240 South Forge Street, Akron, Ohio 44325 Classroom 217 (Located inside the National Polymer Innovation Center)
Polymer Science Based Product Development for Engineers and Scientists 09/21/2022 - 09/23/2022 172-0982 Microsoft Teams
04/05/2023 - 04/07/2023 172-0983 Microsoft Teams
06/21/2023 - 06/23/2023 172-0984 Microsoft Teams
09/20/2023 - 09/22/2023 172-0985 Microsoft Teams
Compounding and Testing of Plastics 09/22/2022 - 09/22/2022 017-0955 Microsoft Teams
03/30/2023 - 03/30/2023 017-1023 Microsoft Teams
09/20/2023 - 09/20/2023 017-1024 Microsoft Teams
Rubber and Plastics Failure Analysis: Physical and Chemical Analysis Techniques 09/22/2022 - 09/22/2022 174-0987 Microsoft Teams
Polymers in Packaging 09/28/2022 - 09/29/2022 141-0909 Microsoft Teams
12/01/2022 - 12/02/2022 141-0910 Microsoft Teams
02/09/2023 - 02/10/2023 141-1046 Microsoft Teams
08/17/2023 - 08/18/2023 141-1049 Microsoft Teams
Applications of FTIR & NMR Spectroscopy in Polymer Product Development (Problem Solving, Development, & IP Creation) 10/04/2022 - 10/04/2022 153-0944 Microsoft Teams
AND/OR
240 South Forge Street, Akron, Ohio 44325 Classroom 217 (Located inside the National Polymer Innovation Center)
12/07/2022 - 12/08/2022 153-0945 Microsoft Teams
03/08/2023 - 03/09/2023 153-0991 Microsoft Teams
05/16/2023 - 05/16/2023 153-0992 Microsoft Teams
AND/OR
240 South Forge Street, Akron, Ohio 44325 Classroom 217 (Located inside the National Polymer Innovation Center)
10/03/2023 - 10/03/2023 153-0993 Microsoft Teams
AND/OR
240 South Forge Street, Akron, Ohio 44325 Classroom 217 (Located inside the National Polymer Innovation Center)
12/06/2023 - 12/07/2023 153-0994 Microsoft Teams
Aircraft Tire Technology 10/14/2022 - 10/14/2022 114-0957 Microsoft Teams
06/15/2023 - 06/15/2023 114-1060 Microsoft Teams
10/12/2023 - 10/12/2023 114-1061 Microsoft Teams
Rubber Extrusion Technology 10/18/2022 - 10/18/2022 052-0897 Microsoft Teams
07/11/2023 - 07/11/2023 052-1039 Microsoft Teams
Injection Molding Certificate Program 10/24/2022 - 10/28/2022 173-0988 Microsoft Teams
Understanding Raw Materials, the Building Blocks of Rubber Compounding 11/01/2022 - 11/01/2022 087-0960 Microsoft Teams
03/14/2023 - 03/14/2023 087-1014 Microsoft Teams
06/12/2023 - 06/12/2023 087-1015 Microsoft Teams
11/07/2023 - 11/07/2023 087-1016 Microsoft Teams
Rubber Compounding for Performance 11/02/2022 - 11/03/2022 018-0961 Microsoft Teams
03/15/2023 - 03/16/2023 018-1017 Microsoft Teams
06/13/2023 - 06/14/2023 018-1018 Microsoft Teams
11/08/2023 - 11/09/2023 018-1019 Microsoft Teams
Solving Problems in Rubber Compounding and Processing 11/04/2022 - 11/04/2022 063-0962 Microsoft Teams
03/17/2023 - 03/17/2023 063-1020 Microsoft Teams
06/15/2023 - 06/15/2023 063-1021 Microsoft Teams
11/10/2023 - 11/10/2023 063-1022 Microsoft Teams
Polymer Compounding, Formulating, and Testing of Plastics, Rubber, Adhesives, and Coatings 11/08/2022 - 11/10/2022 043-0963 Microsoft Teams
02/14/2023 - 02/16/2023 043-1011 Microsoft Teams
05/24/2023 - 05/26/2023 043-1012 Microsoft Teams
11/14/2023 - 11/16/2023 043-1013 Microsoft Teams
Elastomer Molding Technology 11/09/2022 - 11/11/2022 024-0958 Microsoft Teams
03/21/2023 - 03/23/2023 024-1006 Microsoft Teams
11/08/2023 - 11/10/2023 024-1028 Microsoft Teams
Blown Film Extrusion 04/20/2023 - 04/21/2023 096-1050 Microsoft Teams
10/19/2023 - 10/20/2023 096-1051 Microsoft Teams
Rubber Injection Molding 05/02/2023 - 05/05/2023 175-1007 Microsoft Teams
Blown Film Extrusion

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Adhesion Science (Interfacial Phenomena in Soft Materials)

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Basics of Polymer Processing

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Surface Treatment of Material for Adhesive Bonding

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Wetting Phenomena (Interfacial Phenomena in Soft Materials)

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Making Properties and Profits: Twin Screw Extrusion Seminar

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Friction Processes (Interfacial Phenomena in Soft Materials)

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Fracture Mechanics (Interfacial Phenomena in Soft Materials)

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Fluoropolymers for Corrosion Control for Chemical Processes

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Flexible Electronics

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Engineered Rubber Products: Materials, Product Design Principles and Fundamentals of Processing

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Beyond the Data Sheet: Plastic Material Selection for Optimal Performance

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Automotive OEM Coatings Chemistry and Applications

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Advanced Mold Flow Simulation

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Advanced Injection Molding

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Adsorption Behavior (Interfacial Phenomena in Soft Materials)

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Rubber Compounding for Durability

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Polymers for Corrosion Control & Chemical Handling

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Polymer Additive Manufacturing

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ASTM Corrosion Testing: Application and Use of Salt Fog, Humidity, Cyclic and Gas Tests

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Basic Elastomer/Rubber Technician Class

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Blown Film Extrusion and Cast Film Extrusion

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Blown Film Extrusion Processing

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C & T of Functional Coatings for Medical Devices

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Cast Film Extrusion

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Degradable Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications

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Extrusion Compounding and Applications in the Food, Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Industries

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Injection Molding and 3-D Printing

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Injection Molding Simulations with Moldex3D

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Intro Rubber Technology Seminar

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Introduction to Polymer Science for Engineers

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Plastic Material Selection and Testing

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Understanding Thermoplastic Materials: Synthesis, Structure, and End Use Performance

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Understanding Plastic Material: Synthesis, Structure, and Performance

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Thermoplastic Materials Engineering: Synthesis, Testing, Selection, and End Use Specification

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Thermoforming and Vacuum Forming

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THE POLYMER AND PLASTICS INDUSTRY: An Introduction to Commodity and Specialty Polymer Materials, Markets and Fabrication Processes

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Systematic Innovation for Six Sigma Black Belts and Lean Masters: An Introduction

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Rubber Technician Training

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Silicone Elastomers Technology and Fabrication Seminar

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Silicone Elastomeric Product Technology

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Rubber Bushing Designing for Automotive and Commercial Application

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Rubber Adhesion and Adhesives

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Polyurethane Elastomers: Chemistry, Applications and Formulations

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Plastics Extrusion Processes and Process Engineering

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