“Introduction to Rubber Technology” course was completed for group of students from the Faculty of Chemical Engineering from King Abdulaziz University Rabigh Branch, which was conducted over six days.
During the course, the course learned about rubber types and their applications, rubber compounding process and equipment’s, rubber compound testing, the processing and conversion of the rubber compound. The course was designed to include practical applications in the workshops and laboratories of the Institute that support the objectives of the course. The course is one of the projects initiated from the cooperation agreement between the two parties.
The Institute aims to extend cooperation with various universities with in Saudi Arabia for providing suitable labors for the industry to achieve the vision of the Kingdom 2030. Theses cooperation will result in creating many projects like seminars, training programs and research to fulfill the local industry requirements.
This course is the beginning of different programs that the Institute aims to provide students of the faculties of engineering in the fields of mechanical and chemical engineering for rehabilitation and training to work in the rubber industry and tire industry