February 11, 2022
Rick Ziebell, RDAbbott’s Vice President of Technology and Technical Fellow, will be an instructor for Silicone Elastomers Technology and Fabrication, an in-person course from M.R. Toub Training, scheduled for April 5 to 8, 2022, from 8 AM to 5 PM each day. This university-accredited course will provide participants with 3.2 continuing education credits from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
What You Will Learn
The Silicone Elastomers Technology and Fabrication Course will emphasize liquid injection molding (LIM) for liquid silicone rubber (LSR), and explore extrusion and calendering for high consistency rubber (HCR). From start to finish, this unique training event will show participants the sequence of designing and fabricating with silicone elastomers. Areas of instruction will include:
- LSR and HCR material selection
- Design for manufacturing (DfM) with silicone
- Tooling and virtual simulation techniques
- Pump, press, calender, and extruder designs for peak performance
- Secondary processes, like post-curing, de-flashing, and overmolding
Who Should Attend?
This in-depth training event is recommended for both entry-level and experienced personnel, such as: rubber technologists, rubber chemists, process engineers, laboratory managers, supervisors, shop foremen, quality assurance managers and engineers, technical sales personnel, molding technicians, and rubber producers and users.
Along with RDAbbott’s Rick Ziebell, the course instructors include John Timmerman, CEO for Poly-Nova Technologies; Rick Finnie, President of M.R. Mold & Engineering; Stefan Scheibner, Application Technician for ARBURG, Inc.; and Bob Pelletier, Operations Manager for ELMET North America, Inc.
Costs, Locations, and Accommodations
The course locations are the Kellogg West Conference Center and Hotel in Pomona, California, and M.R. Mold & Engineering, site of a one-day field trip, in nearby Brea, California. Register before March 1, 2022, to receive the Early Bird rate of $1,900 per person. Starting March 2, the price is $2,100 per person.
Hotel accommodations are also available with a discounted room rate of $119.54 for event registrants who reference Account #2308 when they call 800-593-7876.
For more information about liquid silicone rubber and other high quality silicone elastomers, visit this web page and contact us.
- California Polytechnic State University
- High Consistency Rubber
- Liquid Injection Molding
- Liquid Silicone Rubber
- M.R. Mold & Engineering
- Rick Ziebell
- Technical Fellow
- Virtual Simulation