Industry Spotlight – August 2019

2019 International Elastomer Conference
October 8 – 10, 2019
Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, Ohio

Rubber Division, ACS is dedicated to the advanced technologies of the rubber industry. Our International Elastomer Conference is the premier place where educators, customers, manufacturers and suppliers of materials, equipment, tools and services come together. This event is the one place, one time of year, where you find the best of the best of our industry all under one roof. It provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, observations, regulatory reforms and emerging scientific technologies, as well as learning, networking, seeing current customers and making new ones.

Conference Components:

  • Expo
  • 196th Technical Meeting
  • Educational Symposium
  • Women’s Preconference Workshop – NEW
  • Presentation Skills Workshop – NEW
  • Expo Theater Presentations
  • Student Colloquium
  • Career Fair
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Special Events: 5K Walk/Run, 25-Year Club Luncheon and Business & Awards Meeting

The Expo

Over 230 companies/organizations will be exhibiting. The expo features a wide variety of companies, such as equipment manufacturers, injection molders, extruders, custom mixers, processing equipment, hydraulic presses, vacuum molding, testing labs, distributors, suppliers, and many more in the industry.

196th Technical Meeting

Papers will be presented by experts in our industry ready to share their knowledge on these topics:
Advanced Materials in Healthcare – Advances in Materials and Processes for Car and Truck Tires – Elastomers in Electronic Applications – Mechanics & Modeling of Rubber – New Commercial Development – Recycling, Sustainability & Retreading – Rubber Bonding and Adhesion – Rubber for Shock, Damping, Noise, and Vibration Applications – Silicone Materials for Rubber – Testing and Predicting Behavior of Rubber and Tires – Tire Processing, Manufacturing, and Testing Equipment – Thermoplastic Elastomers – Winter Tire Technology

Educational Symposium

The educational symposium features these courses:
Essentials of Rubber Technology – Basic Rubber Compounding – Silicone Rubber Chemistry and Technology – Compound Mixing and Consistency – Compounding Fluoroelastomers – Establishing a Rubber Molding Process

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