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.

Single courses may be taken without the pursuit of the certificate.

Benefits and 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

Van Walworth & Terry Chapin – Molding of Rubber and Design of Rubber Molds | UWM School of Continuing Education

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