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The Essentials of Silicone Elastomers

 

Get a detailed description of silicone elastomers, emphasizing their chemistry, physical and rheological properties, curing process, and associated test methods, both physical and analytical.

Who Should Attend

Both entry-level and experienced chemists, engineers, quality assurance managers and laboratory personnel interested in silicone elastomer characterization will benefit greatly from this course.

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand silicone elastomer technology – applications, features, benefits and all aspects of the manufacturing process
  • Be familiar with dynamic and static properties, curing process and chemical structure
  • Examine various analytical testing methods with specifications, property matrix and experimental design considerations

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Course Outline/Topics


Silicone Elastomer Technology

Silicone Product Categories

Silicone Nomenclature

Silicone Features/Benefits

Typical Applications

Manufacturing Process

Silicone Polymer

Silicone Compounds

Silicone Characterization

Chemical Structure

Molecular Weight/Viscosity

Static Properties

Dynamic Properties

Viscoelasticity and Flow

Analytical Test Methods

Cure Process/
Measurement

Testing
Considerations

Property Matrix

Test Reproducibility

Specifications

QC Laboratory Testing

Experimental Design

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This program can be applied toward the:

  Sessions  
Mon.-Tue., May 19-20
8am-4:30pm
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructors:
    Mel Toub, MT Consultants
    Mary Krenceski
Fee: $890
CEUs: 1.4/PDHs: 14
Program No. 4830-6762
Registration Deadline: Fri., May 16
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For more information, contact:
Murali Vedula, mvedula@uwm.edu, 414-227-3121
Marcia Gabriel, gabrielm@uwm.edu, 414-227-3378
 

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