Plastics & Elastomer Technology

Plastics and Elastomer Technology permeates nearly every industry today … and, thanks to technological advances, its impact shows no signs of slowing down.

Plastics engineering is more complex than ever. To answer increasing demand means staying at the forefront of innovation and efficiency – and UWM’s School of Continuing Education helps you do just that. From efficient mold design to compounding to extrusion, we offer comprehensive courses that help you maximize your knowledge, productivity and marketable skills.

Each course is led by instructors with real-world experience. They are teachers, innovators and, most importantly, engineers who understand the field.

To register or find details on individual courses, select the courses tab below, then select the individual course title.

Molding of Rubber and Design of Rubber Molds

Bushing Design for Automotive and Commercial Applications

June 11-12, 2024 Live Online

2 Wed & Thu, Nov 13-20, 2024 Live Online

Designing Plastic Parts for the Injection Molding Process

Nov 12-13, 2024 In-person With Livestream

Engineering Ethics

June 4-July 2, 2024 Online

Oct 8-Nov 5, 2024 Online

Fundamentals of Plastic Material Selection

June 25-26, 2024 In-person With Livestream

Sept 25-26, 2024 In-person With Livestream

Introduction to Thermo Fluids

Open enrollment – Register anytime On-Demand Online

Moldflow Analysis

Nov 5-6, 2024 In-person

Molding of Rubber and Design of Rubber Molds

Nov 13-15, 2024 In-person With Livestream

Plastic Part Failure: Analysis, Design & Prevention

Oct 15-17, 2024 In-person With Livestream

Rubber Compounding and Mixing for Performance

June 25-27, 2024 In-person With Livestream

Understanding Dynamic Properties of Rubber and Rubber Products

May 29-30, 2024 Live Online

Oct 29-30, 2024 Live Online

Understanding Raw Materials: The Building Blocks of Rubber Compounding

June 24, 2024 In-person With Livestream

Oct 1, 2024 In-person


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