John S. Dick

Alpha Technologies U.S.
2975 Stanley Road
Fairlawn, OH
USA 44333

Biographical Sketch:
John Dick has over thirty nine years of experience in the rubber industry. He was with BF Goodrich and later Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Co. as a Section Manager and Development Scientist in R & D until 1991 when he joined Monsanto's Rubber Instruments Group (now Alpha Technologies) as a Senior Scientist, Applications. Mr. Dick has authored over 80 publications including five books on rubber technology. Some of Mr. Dick’s publications have been translated into nine languages. He received the Monsanto Master Technical Service Award, the ACS Rubber Division “Best Paper Award”. And is co-recipient of the Rubber Division, American Chemical Society 2014 Fernley H. Banbury Award for Rheology. He is a Fellow in ASTM receiving the Award of Merit. He is now Leader of the U.S.A. Delegation to ISO TC-45 on Rubber. He teaches ten rubber technology courses at University of Akron and University of Wisconsin continuing education departments.

103 Comparison of Mixing Breakdown Profiles for Compounds Based on Different Elastomer Systems 104 Effects of Filler Variations on the Rubber Compound Shear Thinning Profiles As Measured By the Capillary Rheometer