Rheology Boot Camp - MCR Rheometer User Course

Description:

This fast paced, four day training course covers MCR rheometer hardware and RheoCompass™ software as well as the fundamentals of rheology. Additionally, the course covers strategies and tips for making effective measurements with your MCR rheometer.

By the end of this boot camp, you will have working knowledge of the following:

  • Proper care and maintenance for your MCR rheometer, accessories, and measuring systems
  • Adjustment and calibration verification for your MCR rheometer
  • Structure and basic operation of RheoCompass™ software
  • Fundamentals of viscosity, flow properties, and viscoelastic behavior
  • Data interpretation and analysis
  • Making effective, reproducible, and meaningful measurements

The training course includes a balance of classroom sessions and practical, hands-on lab sessions with MCR rheometers, RheoCompass™ software and model samples. The content is appropriate for new users and existing users who want to refresh their knowledge. This course is designed for users of MCR rheometers.

It is recommended to have a basic understanding of the concepts of rheology prior to attending this course.

Attendees will receive the book Applied Rheology - With Joe Flow on Rheology Road written by Thomas Mezger bit.ly/2jlPOT3.

RHEOPLUS SOFTWARE WILL NOT BE TAUGHT DURING THIS COURSE.   IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO UPGRADE TO RHEOCOMPASS™ PRIOR TO THIS COURSE, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE.

This course is most effective for users with 3-4 months experience on their MCR rheometer and RheoCompass™ software.

________________________________________________________________________________________________

COVID Policy

We are excited to welcome you to our event. Safety is a priority, so things will be different as we continue to contend with the pandemic. We will have masks and hand sanitizer available and will be social distancing. All high touch surfaces will be sanitized before, during, and after events. We won’t offer handshakes or hugs, but will be smiling behind our masks.

With safety in mind, we are providing you guidelines for our upcoming on-site event. These guidelines are meant to supplement and not replace any state or local rules and may change as the situation requires.

Event Guidelines

For your safety during COVID-19

• Wear a mask

• No handshakes or hugs

• Social distance

• Use hand sanitizer

Please do not attend if you are showing COVID-19 symptoms, have recently tested positive, or have been in close contact with a person who is showing symptoms within the last 14 days.

Disclaimer: Given the current pandemic conditions, please note that the event may be postponed or cancelled based on CDC, state or local authority recommendations. A refund will be issued if the event is postponed and you are unable to attend on the new date, or the event is cancelled entirely.

Prerequisites: This course is most effective for users with 3-4 months experience on their MCR rheometer and RheoCompass™ software.

Date: 2021-08-03, 08:30 - 2021-08-06, 17:00 (CDT UTC-05:00)
Venue: Vernon Hills, United States, Anton Paar USA Central Regional Headquarters Vernon Hills, IL
Language: English
Number of participants: 8
Trainer: Mr. James Eickhoff

Mr. James Eickhoff has over twelve years of rheology experience.  He is currently a Senior Product Specialist at Anton Paar USA where much of his time is spent helping customers optimize use of their MCR Rheometer and RheoCompass software. James received his Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and his Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from Clemson University.

Costs: $925
End of registration: 2021-07-30

Contact person and registration:
Ms. Belen Obando
Tel.: (800) 722-7556
belen.obando[at]anton-paar.com

Register back