Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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6800 N. Chestnut St, Ravenna, OH 44266 



  Christie Robinson, M.Ed.
  Director of iLearn Innovation Institute                        ACE Products & Consulting LLC 

Rubber Mixing for Consistency 

What to expect

This course is designed to provide the attendee an in depth understanding of the influence of the mixing process and the characteristics of the mixed compound.  The focus of the training will be on reducing the batch to batch variation commonly associated with batch mixed rubber compounds.   The use the Association of Rubber Products Manufactures Compound Consistency Guideline will be used to walk each aspect of rubber compound manufacture.

 Course content includes

  • Raw material specifications
  • Storage of raw materials
  • Error proofing
  • Weigh-up controls
  • Batch sizing
  • Integrated power mixing
  • In process mixer data and analysis
  • Two roll mill controls
  • Compound properties vs. the mix fingerprint
  • Testing the compound

There will be an optional tour of the ACE Products & Consulting LLC facility during the day.

Cost: $350

Instructor: Joe Walker, Consultant, Elastomer Technologies

Hotel Information: ACE Products & Consulting LLC has a negotiated rate of $119 at the Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center. You can call the hotel directly at (330) 346-0100 or reserve online at www.kentstatehotel.com and use promotion code ACE for our rate.