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RDAbbott Remains Open for Critical Distribution and Lab Services During COVID-19 Protocols

As a supplier of essential healthcare, medical device and infrastructure materials, RDAbbott will remain open to receive and ship materials, as well as provide critical laboratory services from its Cerritos, California, facility amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This decision is in accordance with all current national, state, and local guidelines associated with reducing the spread of the coronavirus.

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Coronavirus Risk Management

The outbreak of the coronavirus is certainly attracting attention across the globe. We at RDAbbott consider the health and safety of our employees and guests as a top priority.

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RDAbbott Product Line Card

RDAbbott is stocked with premium elastomer products in warehouses strategically located throughout the United States and Mexico.

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Chemlok CB203 and CB102CS: Cold-Bond Adhesives for Belt and Conveyor Repairs

Parker-LORD Corporation recently launched a new series of cold-bond adhesives for belt and conveyor repairs: Chemlok® CB203 Belt Repair Adhesive and Chemlok® CB102CS Adhesion Enhancer/Surface Modifier.

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Flying Disc Partners (Live MD&M West 2020)

Live at MD&M West 2020 in Anaheim, California. We’re featuring a custom-designed flying disc over-molded with 50-durometer Dow SILASTIC™ Low Temperature Cure (LTC) 9400 Series Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR).​

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Dow SILASTIC™ LTC 9400 Series LSRs

Dow SILASTIC™ LTC 9400 Series are low-temperature-curing elastomers that enable increased design freedom and process efficiency for automotive components and consumer goods.

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RDAbbott to Demonstrate Advances in LSR Overmolding for Thermally-Sensitive Components at MD&M West 2020

RDAbbott will demonstrate a revolutionary application for overmolding liquid silicone rubber (LSR) at MD&M West this year. RDAbbott, in partnership with M.R. Mold & Engineering Corp., will showcase a production cell where 50-durometer Dow SILASTIC™ LTC 9400 LSR, a low-temperature curing (LTC) elastomer for high-volume injection molding, is overmolded onto a custom-designed flying disc. Historically, LSR overmolding onto low-melting-point plastics and other thermally-sensitive components, such as electronics, has not been possible because of the high curing temperatures required.

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What Does a Chemist Do? (Keynote Address)

Our Technology Fellow Rick Ziebell, provided this keynote address titled “What Does a Chemist Do” for the Cerritos College Science Department on October 22, 2020.

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Alpha Technologies and RDAbbott Offer One-Day Course in Rheology Applications

RDAbbott and Alpha Technologies, a leader in the design and manufacturing of advanced testing solutions for elastomer and polymer materials, are offering a Rheology Applications Course this winter. This one-day training will be held on Monday, February 10, from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM at RDAbbott’s headquarters at 16511 Carmenita Road in Cerritos, California.

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Molding 2020 (October 13 – 15)

We invite you to join us at Molding 2020 from March 17 – 19 at The Westin Chicago Lombard in Chicago, IL. Rick Ziebell, our Technology Fellow, will be presenting on “Essentials of LSR Materials & Processing.”

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