Benoit Le Rossignol
President of Gwened-ElastoConseil, expert in formulation of elastomers for car industries, aeronautical and industrial applications
ABOUT THE COURSE
In this SPOC, we will focus on the different thermoplastic elastomers (TPE, TPS, TPV, ...) their characteristics and their positioning within the large family of polymers. We will detail their implementation, their uses and perspectives, as well as the sustainable development aspects.
Engineers and technicians of R&D, BE and Quality departments of polymer users and transformers.
This course requires basic knowledge of polymers, rubbers and their implementation.
Week 1 : General knowledge on thermoplastic elastomers(TPE)
Positioning TPEs in the family of polymers (rubber, elastomer, plastic), different families and grades of TPE
Week 2 : Properties, applications and perspectives of TPE
Properties of TPEs in comparison with elastomers, markets and perspectives, specific characterization methods
Week 3 : Implementation of TPE
Specificity of transformation processes and means of production, other related techniques
Week 4 : Formulation and valuation of TPE
Formulation of TPE, TPS, TPV, …, selection of the family and of the grade, recyclability and recovery, regulatory issues
Benoit Le Rossignol
Jean-François Le Bon
Former Technical and production manager at Hutchinson, independent consultant.
How long is the training?
This training requires 2 to 3 hours of work per week, over 4 weeks. You can do the training at your own pace and according to your existing knowledge until the announced date of closing. No report can be taken into account! Access to training is only guaranteed for 1 month.
How can I pay for my registration?
2 specific cases:
- You do the training for personnal use or outside your company training plan:you can directly pay for your training online by following the link in your activation email. Your registration will be effective the following days.
- You want to follow a SPOC as part of your company training plan : Just address your registration form to: firstname.lastname@example.org and a training agreement will be established for your company. You can register until a 10 days deadline after the start of the session. Beyond that, we will recommend that you register for the next scheduled session.
May I contact the course team?
Yes, you can directly contact our technical support via email@example.com by specifying the course and the nature of the requirement.