Monthly Archives: May 2018

Tokai Carbon Celebrates 100th Anniversary

On May 22, Cancarb’s parent company, Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd., hosted a 100th anniversary celebration near their headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. Our CEO Keith Thomas had the privilege of attending this milestone celebration. Here are a few of his reflections from this celebration.

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Meet the Application Engineers Who Make the 3M Difference!

At a time when technical support is becoming tough to find, it’s good to know that 3M maintains state-of-the-art testing and analytical labs, pilot manufacturing facilities, and most important, an experienced staff of application engineers.

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LORD Introduces New Cold Bonding Adhesive for Vulcanized Chloroprene, Chlorobutyl, and Neoprene Rubbers

LORD Corporation has announced the creation of Chemlok® CB, a one-component rubber-to-metal and rubber-to-rubber adhesive for bonding vulcanized substrates at room temperature. This REACH compliant adhesive has shown rubber tearing bonds to most formulations of chloroprene, neoprene, and chlorobutyl rubber. Applied like a contact adhesive but forming crosslinks between the rubber and substrate allows for ease of use while providing the bond strength needed for most applications.

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International Elastomer Conference (October 9 – 11)

Visit RDAbbott in booth 122 at the 2018 International Elastomer Conference October 9 – 11 in Louisville, Kentucky. We’ll be featuring innovations in 3D printing using Dow EVOLV3D™ LC-3335 Liquid Silicone Rubber as well as studies in optimal loadings of Cancarb Thermax® N990 Thermal Carbon Black to enhance processability of TSE Industries’ Millathane® Millable Polyurethane.

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TLARGI Oktoberfest and Technical Meeting (October 2)

Come visit our booth to find out about new rubber products and innovations; meet with technical experts; and get caught up with friends and colleagues.

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EPG Fall Educational Symposium & Technical Meeting (September 18 – 20)

Come join us at the Energy Polymer Group Fall Technical Meeting on September 20 at the Marriott Plaza in San Antonio, Texas, and learn about the latest in material testing and atypical compounding.

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Dow LED Lighting Product Selection Guide

For brighter, more energy-efficient, more unique and longer-lasting lighting systems, we highly recommend you take a look at Dow’s innovative, high-performance silicone materials for protection and assembly and secondary optics.

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Krynac® 33110 F and Krynac® M 3340 F to the Rescue

Based on ZEON Corporation’s recent announcement to discontinue their Nipol 1082 and 1082 V nitrile elastomers, we wanted share two potential NBR offsets from ARLANXEO: Krynac® 33110 F and Krynac® M 3340 F

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