Rheology Boot Camp - MCR Rheometer User Course (VA)

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Thank you for registering to attend Rheology Boot Camp. We look forward to seeing you! If you have specific topics you wish addressed during the training, please feel free to send information in advance to rheology.us@anton-paar.com.

Rheology Boot Camp - MCR Rheometer User Course (VA)

This fast paced, four day training course covers MCR rheometer hardware and RheoCompass™ software as well as the fundamentals of rheology.

By Anton Paar USA

When and where

Date and time

April 11 · 8:15am - April 14 · 5:45pm EDT


Anton Paar USA, Eastern Regional Office 10215 Timber Ridge Drive Ashland, VA 23005

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

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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.

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

* If you are an Anton Paar DMA (Dynamic Mechanical Analysis) customer, classroom and laboratory sessions will include materials for you as well.


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.

Anton Paar reserves the right to cancel the event without penalty up to three (3) weeks in advance of the event due to low enrollment. If Anton Paar cancels an event, registrants will be offered a full refund or may transfer their registration to another event.

About the organizer

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Anton Paar USA

Anton Paar develops, produces and distributes highly accurate laboratory instruments and process measuring systems, and provides custom-tailored automation and robotic solutions. It is the world leader in the measurement of density, concentration and CO2 and in the field of rheometry. Anton Paar GmbH is owned by the charitable Santner Foundation.


Anton Paar USA is an EEO/AAP employer.