Akron, OH – The Rubber Division ACS is offering the following learning opportunities this December.
December 6 – Course: Rubber Explained
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET; Online only
This course was designed for sales and executives working in the rubber industry. Centered around practical explanations and basic fundamentals, this is the perfect course for the non-technical individual. The course will cover the following topics: Key raw materials used in rubber compounding; What a rubber formulation looks like; Costing a rubber formulation; Types of mixing processes; Types of fabrication processes; Interpreting a test specification; Interpreting test results; Basic testing methods
December 8 – Webinar: Artificial Weathering Variables: How to Understand Your Materials Service Life
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET
Industries like automotive, industrial, construction and consumer look for ways to understand how certain materials like rubber, plastic and coatings will hold up against harsh stressors in their applications. Artificial weathering tests can help predict material service life. The objective of this webinar is to review artificial weathering tests, considerations for post-weathering testing and a few often-overlooked variables that can give you the best possible chance of understanding your material’s service life. The following artificial weathering variables will be covered: Xenon arc; UV; Salt fog; Heat aging; Fluid immersions; Ozone; Oxygen bomb; Temperature and humidity cycling
With three webinars left, you still have an opportunity to learn from our Polymer Fridays Webinar Series!
Nitrile (NBR and HNBR) – December 2
Natural Rubber – December 9
SBR – December 16
Each webinar is 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET.
Visit www.rubber.org for more information