Mechanical Properties of Rubber in Various Applications

Monday, April 23, 2012: 1:30 PM-5:45 PM
Texas Ballroom B (Crowne Plaza Riverwalk San Antonio)
Robert H. Schuster, Deutsches Institut für Kautschuktechnologie and Bill Stahl, WMS Technologies
1:30 PM
Safety in Operation of Radial Shaft Seals - Investigations on Material/Lubricant Combinations
Ulrich Giese, Lower Saxxony, Deutsches Institut für Kautschuktechnologie, Hannover, Germany
2:00 PM
Evaluating the Engineering Strength of Hydrogenated Nitrile Compounds in Packer Applications
Mark Jones, Zeon Chemicals L. P., Louisville, KY and Andy Anderson, Application Development, Zeon Chemicals L. P., Louisville, KY
2:30 PM
Mathematical Modeling of Vulcanization Characteristics
O. H. Yeoh, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, Plymouth, MI
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Using Dithiophosphates and Dithiodicaprolactam Accelerators to Improved Dynamic Properties in Vibration Isolation Applications
Steven Monthey1, Martin Saewe2 and Vincenza Meenenga2, (1)Application Technology, Rhein Chemie Corporation, Chardon, OH, (2)Application Technology, Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH, Mannheim, Germany
4:15 PM
Elastomer Scaffolds for Regenerative Medicine
Matthew Putman, Ph.D, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, NY and Julie Orlando, Nanotronics Imaging, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
4:45 PM
Characterizing Rubber's Fatigue Design Envelope
William Mars, Ph.D., P.E., Endurica LLC, Findlay, OH and Kurt Miller, Axel Products, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI