Webinar Overview: This webinar reviews practical rubber test methods and analytical techniques. Participants will learn how these techniques can be utilized and applied in material and compound development, as well as troubleshooting in production environments. Topics include: testing at temperature, dynamic testing, measuring sealing force over time, impact of shape factor, thermal stability analysis, incoming material verification and identification of bloom/contamination/odor. The lab equipment reviewed includes Instron, DHR, CSR, TGA, GC-MS and FTIR.
Price: Free for Members / $99 Non-member
Instructor: Andrew Mittermiller, Applications Development Chemist at Zeon Chemicals
Andrew is a professional scientist with a wealth of experience in the development, use and characterization of synthetic elastomers used in automotive, industrial, ESD and electrophotographic applications. He is a patented inventor and skilled developer of rubber compounds and test methodologies supporting reliable solutions using Zeon specialty polymers. Andrew is a lifelong learner, enthusiastic teacher and conscientious teammate committed to achieving results.