As silicone elastomers grow in demand due to new applications in the medical and automotive industries, among others, demand for information on this technology is also increasing. A course is being offered that provides a comprehensive overview of silicone elastomers, including basic silicone chemistry, types of silicone elastomers, manufacturing processes, fabrication techniques, problem solving, and applications areas.
Sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee School of Continuing Education, the course is scheduled for Tuesday, July 17 through Friday, July 20, 2012. It will be held at the Hilton Suites Anaheim/Orange in Orange County, CA. Included in this course will be a one-day hands-on processing class at M.R. Mold & Engineering’s Technical Center in Brea, CA, hosted by President Rick Finnie. The instruction will cover moldmaking, mold flow simulation, equipment, and manufacturing processes from a team of industry experts....