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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 three-day sessions below. Earn the certificate in as little as 18 months by completing nine or more days of courses.

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

Designing Plastic Parts for the Injection Molding Process

11/15-11/16 In-person With Livestream

Fundamentals of Plastic Material Selection

10/11-10/12 In-person With Livestream

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

10/18-10/20 Live Online

3/27-3/29/2023 Live Online

Moldflow Analysis

11/29-11/30 In-person With Livestream

Molding of Rubber and Design of Rubber Molds

10/24-10/26 In-person With Livestream

Plastic Injection Mold Design Advanced$1190
Plastic Injection Mold Design Basics

2/21-2/22/2023 In-person With Livestream

Plastic Part Failure: Analysis, Design & Prevention

10/17-10/19 In-person With Livestream

RPA Testing of Rubber Processability and Dynamic Properties

10/4-10/5 Live Online

Rubber Compounding and Mixing for Performance

11/16-11/18 Live Online

Silicone Elastomers Technology and Fabrication$1790
Strictly Snap-Fits: Developing World-Class Snap-Fit Attachments$1190
The Essentials of Silicone Elastomers$1190
Understanding Dynamic Properties of Rubber and Rubber Products

10/26-10/27 Live Online

Understanding Raw Materials: The Building Blocks of Rubber Compounding

11/15 Live Online


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