Elastomer Technology Certificate

The importance of elastomers cannot be understated as they’re critical in the development of seals, adhesives and molded flexible parts. The Elastomer Technology Certificate focuses on learning about recent technologies, advancements in the field, and strategies to improve your elastomer designs. It benefits anyone designing, manufacturing or working with synthetic rubbers. Through our program, obtain firsthand knowledge from current industry professionals to address challenges you face within your organization.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze methodologies of process variation and control
  • Assess elastomer material selection, dispensing methods and the molding process
  • Integrate knowledge of elastomer processing equipment, including pumping, shaping, curing and monitoring
  • Describe different types of manufacturing limitations within the injection molding process
  • Evaluate the principles and techniques of designing molds and molded part design
  • Apply problem-solving techniques and strategies to address situations you currently face


To get started, enroll in one of our core courses. Earn the certificate by completing 5 core courses and 2 elective courses within three years.

For information on the course format, view the session information on the selected course page.

CORE COURSESSummerFallSpringPrice
Molding of Rubber and Design of Rubber Molds

11/13-11/15/2024 In-person With Livestream

RPA Testing of Rubber Processability and Dynamic Properties

10/2-10/3/2024 In-person

Rubber Compounding and Mixing for Performance$1595
Understanding Dynamic Properties of Rubber and Rubber Products

10/29-10/30/2024 Live Online

Understanding Raw Materials: The Building Blocks of Rubber Compounding

10/1/2024 In-person

Advanced Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

10/8-10/10/2024 Live Online

Bushing Design for Automotive and Commercial Applications

11/13-11/20/2024 Live Online

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing$1645
Moldflow Analysis

11/5-11/6/2024 In-person

Principles of Rubber Technology$1645
The Essentials of Silicone Elastomers$1390

Still Have Questions? Contact Us.

Aaliyah Schoclet, Program Manager

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