ARDL 2021 Webinars and Technical Training Courses Schedule In Partnership Rubber Division ACS

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. in partnership with the Rubber Division ACS presents the following list of online webinars and technical training courses.  To view the registration for each topic please choose the specific title to be taken to Rubber Division ACS Registration Website.  


January 12-15th, 2021 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm - Daily – ARDL Webinar Series
Understanding Rubber Chemical Damage Mechanisms
Instructor:  Ed Terrill, Applied Research Fellow - ARDL


January 19th, 2021 – 9:00am -1:00pm – ARDL Course
Processing and Testing of Rubber
Instructor:  Kylie Knipp, Technical Advisor – ARDL


February 4th, 2021 – 1:00pm – 3:00pm – ARDL Webinar
Basics of Polymer Testing & Processing (For the Non-Technical)
Instructor: Kylie Knipp, Technical Advisor – ARDL


February 16th, 2021 – 9:00am – 5:00pm – ARDL Course
Basic Rubber Compounding
Instructor:  Bonnie Stuck, Nicole Hershberger, Kylie Knipp and Paul Pavka - ARDL


March 11th, 2021 – Compound Development Series - ARDL Courses
8:00am – 12:00pm
Compound Development: Polymers
Instructors:  Bonnie Stuck, President/Senior Technical Advisor and Kylie Knipp, Technical Advisor – ARDL

1:00pm – 5pm
Compound Development: Fillers
Instructor:  Nicole Hershberger, Compound Development Manager/Sr. Technical Advisor - ARDL


March 18th, 2021 – Compound Development Series - ARDL Courses
8:00am – 12:00pm
Compound Development: Oils, Plasticizers & Process Aids
Instructors:  Nicole Hershberger, Compound Development Manager/Sr. Technical Advisor and Kylie Knipp, Technical Advisor – ARDL

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Compound Development: Antidegradants & Aging
Instructors:  Nicole Hershberger, Compound Development Manager/Sr. Technical Advisor and Kylie Knipp, Technical Advisor – ARDL


April 15th, 2021 – Compound Development Series - ARDL Courses
8:00am – 12:00pm
Compound Development: Vulcanization
Instructors:  Nicole Hershberger, Compound Development Manager/Sr. Technical Advisor and Kylie Knipp, Technical Advisor – ARDL

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Processing & Testing of Rubber
Instructors:  Kylie Knipp, Technical Advisor and Nicole Hershberger, Compound Development Manager/Sr. Technical Advisor - ARDL


June 1st – 4th, 2021 – ARDL Course - 9:00am – 5:00pm Daily (1/2 Day on Friday June 4th)
Advanced Rubber Compounding and Testing (Previously Intermediate to Advance Compounding and Testing of Rubber)
Instructors:  Bonnie Stuck, Nicki Hershberger, Kylie Knipp and Paul Pavka - ARDL


June 22nd, 2021 – ARDL Webinar
General Considerations in Failure Analysis of Rubber and Elastomers
Instructor:  Jason Poulton, Senior Technical Advisor - ARDL


June 25th, 2021 – 10:00am – 12:00pm – ARDL Webinar
Basics of Polymer Testing & Processing (For the Non-Technical)
Instructor: Kylie Knipp, Technical Advisor – ARDL


July 7th, 2021 – 9:00am – 5:00pm – ARDL Course
Basic Rubber Compounding
Instructor:  Nicole Hershberger, Compound Development Manager/Sr. Technical Advisor - ARDL


July 21st, 2021 – Compound Development Series - ARDL Courses
8:00am – 12:00pm
Compound Development: Polymers
Instructor:  ARDL Representative

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Compound Development: Fillers
Instructor:  ARDL Representative


August 4th, 2021 – Compound Development Series - ARDL Courses
8:00am – 12:00pm
Compound Development: Oils, Plasticizers, & Process Aids
Instructor:  ARDL Representative

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Compound Development: Antidegradants & Aging
Instructor:  ARDL Representative


August 18th, 2021 – Compound Development Series - ARDL Courses
8:00am – 12:00pm
Compound Development: Vulcanization
Instructor:  ARDL Representative

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Processing & Testing of Rubber
Instructor:  ARDL Representative


The full list of Rubber Division ACS events can be found HERE