Date: Tuesday, February 04, 2014 - Friday, February 07, 2014
Description: Presented by the Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison School of Continuing Education, this course emphasizes liquid silicone injection molding (LIM/LSR) but includes basic silicone chemistry, types of silicone elastomers, manufacturing processes, fabrication techniques, problem solving, application areas. For LIM/LSR, the course covers detailed information on material selection, dispensing methods, injection molding process, tool design, and bonding alternatives. The course is taught by a panel of experts and includes a field trip to M.R. Mold & Engineering Corp. for a first-hand view of LIM/LSR machine setup and operation and flow analysis. Location: Hilton Suites Anaheim/Orange. Contact: www.sce-rubber.uwm.edu, (414) 227-3200.