The International Elastomer Conference organised by Rubber Division, ACS (American Chemical Society), will take place from October 9-12, 2017 at Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland, OH USA.
The Conference is the premier place where customers, suppliers of materials, equipment, tools and services, and educators come together. 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. This conference takes place every October.

Conference highlights

Highlights of this year’s conference include:

  • International Rubber & Advanced Materials In Healthcare Expo
  • 192nd Technical Meeting
  • Educational Symposium
  • 4th Advanced Materials In Healthcare Conference; International Rubber Conference
  • Expo Theater Presentations
  • Student Colloquium & Poster Session
  • Experience Elastomers Student Outreach Programme
  • Career Fair
  • Rubber Division, ACS Committee Meetings
  • Special events including a 5K Walk/Run, 25-Year Club Reception & Luncheon and Business & Awards Meeting
  • Networking Opportunities.

The Expo is ideal for companies involved with Machinery and Equipment, Chemical Suppliers, Rubber Processing, Natural and Synthetic Rubber, Raw Materials Suppliers, Testing and Research, Mold Release Agents, Molding, Extrusion and Parts Production, Custom Services, Compounding and Mixing Services, Manufacturing or Distribution, Recycling, Advanced Materials in Healthcare, TPEs etc.
Attendees include Chemists, Product Manufacturers, Distributors and Suppliers, Machinery Manufacturers, Machinery and Testing Equipment Users and Manufacturers, Raw Materials Suppliers, Manufacturers Looking For Component Suppliers and Rubber Products, Quality Assurance Specialists, End Users, Technical Service Representatives, Research and Development Engineers, Product Design Engineers, Sales and Marketing Professionals.

192nd Technical Meeting Symposia

192nd Technical Meeting Symposia will cover the following sectors: Mixing & Processing Technology; Tire Testing and Tire Performance Predictions; Thermoplastics Elastomers; Advances in Material and Processes of Car and Truck Tires; Industrial Rubber Goods: Hose, Belts, Wire & Cable, Auto Parts.

Contributed Session

Contributed session includes: Characterization Tools for Elastomers; Civil Engineering with Rubber-Construction, Roofing, Seal Gasket; 4 R’s – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Renew of Rubber; Heavy Duty Tires – Truck Tires, Off-Road, Agriculture Tires; Elastomers for Extreme Environments; Foam and Adhesive; Functionalized Elastomer and Additives; Rubber Pavement Interactions – Characterization of the Pavement Surface; New Commercial Developments; Regulations for Rubber Industry

Educational Symposium Courses

Educational Symposium Courses will cover the following areas: Material Considerations for Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Products; Essentials of Rubber Technology; Chemistry and Technology of Polymeric Materials Used in Medical Devices; Silicone Rubber Chemistry and Technology; Chemistry & Technology of Polyurethane Elastomers; Compounding Mixing and Consistency; Establishing a Rubber Molding Process; Failure Analysis of Rubber & Plastics by Physical and Chemical Analysis; Chemical Structures and Viscoelasticity of Rubber
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