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Seals Product Design and Manufacturing Training

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July 15-19, 2024 | 8am - 5pm EST

This one-week intensive course provides comprehensive and consistent training in rubber science, product seal design (for static and dynamic sealings) and producibility. This course of in-depth principles of design are not available anywhere else in the industry or academia. 

The ARPM Training Academy is a dynamic technical training resource that teaches fundamentals and advanced topics for the rubber industry. The ARPM Training Academy provides training for the entire workforce, from the entry level machine operator to the highly skilled engineering professional. Our powerful online training is accessible to everyone in an organization and will improve the knowledge base of the entire workforce. Our newly designed in-person training provides in-depth principles of design not available anywhere else in the rubber industry or academia.

Who should attend this training course? 

  • Design Engineers
  • Quality Engineers
  • Sales Engineers
  • Product Engineers
  • Process Engineers

Registration cost includes course materials, a copy of every ARPM Product Standard reviewed, and lunch/refreshments each day. 


Monday - Rubber Material Science Insights

Tuesday - Static Sealing 

Wednesday - Static Sealing Continued

Thursday - Dynamic Sealing 

Friday - Design for Manufacturers 

Meet the Instructors

This training will be conducted by seasoned Rubber Processors who collectively possess over 140 years of rubber processing experience. This is a fantastic change to gain valuable insight and enhance your skills from true industry veterans. 

Joe Walker

Greg Vassmer

Robert Keller, PhD

Van Walworth

Training Location

The Training Center at Metro Plastics Technologies, LLC
17145 Metro Park Ct
Noblesville, IN 46060

The closest Airport is Indianapolis International Airport 

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