Smithers Rapra

Smithers Rapra

Description

Smithers Rapra is a world-leading provider of polymer expertise providing testing, analysis, consultancy services and information, including publications, conferences, training courses and the Polymer Library.

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  • Course
  • Shawbury
  • 2 Days

...Compounding, Reinforcement, Reactive Processing, or the production of a particular shape. Extrusion Theory - Feeding, Melting, and Pumping processes... Learn about: Materials Engineering... More


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  • Short course
  • Shawbury
  • Beginner
  • 3 Days

...After gaining his Ph.D from Purdue University, Jim worked for Goodyear, NDM Corp, Olin Corporation, Olin Hunt (Electronics) and ARCO Chemical Company... Learn about: Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Services, Manufacturing design... More


£ 650
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  • Short course
  • Shawbury
  • Advanced
  • 2 Days

...* Product Designers * Purchasing and procurement personnel Course Overview An awareness of the technicalities of mould design will improve communications... Learn about: Materials Engineering, Product Innovation, Manufacturing Engineering... More


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  • Short course
  • Shawbury
  • 2 Days

...The objectives of this course are to give delegates an understanding of the basic physical characteristics of plastics and the implications of those characteristics... Learn about: New Product Development Process, New Product Development, Product Development... More


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  • Short course
  • Shawbury
  • Advanced
  • 2 Days

...the systems house, the manufacturer or the end user and the economic and logistical factors that impact upon the ‘chemical package' that the customer purchases... Learn about: Manufacturing Production, Manufacturing Process, Materials Engineering... More


£ 575
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  • Short course
  • Shawbury
  • 2 Days

...in relation to. the finished part. Suitable for: Management and Sales Personnel. Product Designers. Purchasing and procurement personnel * Management... Learn about: Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Equipment, Materials Engineering... More


£ 575
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  • Short course
  • Shawbury
  • Beginner
  • 1 Day

...Properties of various barrier polymers - A comparison of the properties for various barrier polymers with an extended evaluation of the properties of EVOH for different applications... Learn about: Manufacturing Engineer, Manufacturing Production, Manufacturing Engineering... More


£ 395
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Introduction to Extractables & Leachables Testing course in Shawbury
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  • Short course
  • Shawbury
  • Beginner
  • 1 Day

...mass spectrometry (LC-MS/UV) non volatile residue (NVR) Fourier transform infra spectroscopy (FT-IR) Inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (ICP-AES)... Learn about: Pharmaceutical manufacturing, Production Quality, Plastics Manufacturing... More


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Co-Extrusion & Multilayer Structures - Sheet & Film Applications - Inhouse course
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  • Short course
  • Inhouse in Shawbury
  • Beginner
  • 1 Day

...Forming multilayer polymer melts - The many types of extrusion dieheads are reviewed and the possibility of forming multilayer structures examined... Learn about: Plastics Manufacturing, Materials Engineering... More


£ 395
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  • Course
  • Shawbury
  • Beginner
  • 2 Days

...extrusion, moulding and other processes. The Processes are described and the important central parameters highlighted. Environmental and Chemical Resistance... Learn about: Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Materials Engineering... More


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History

Part of the Smithers Group of Companies, Smithers Rapra, previously known as 'Rapra Technology Limited', has existed for over 80 years providing industry with services and information on polymer materials.

Smithers Rapra has provided training courses for over 20 years. These have developed out of the company's expertise and experience in industrial problem solving. The 'open' courses programme comprises short courses of one and two days' duration and courses are recognised by the Institute of Materials for PD. Additionally other Courses can contribute credits to an MSc or PgC in Polymer Engineering. Course can also be provided 'in-company' and tailored to clients requirements.

Advantages of studying here

Smithers Rapra is an independent organisation which provides unbiased information on polymer materials and technologies. All of our courses are provided by experts who have experience in industry.

Areas of specialisation

Polymer, i.e. plastics, rubber and composite materials technology.