“Introduction to ARLANXEO Butyls, BRs, and SBRs” Webinar by RDAbbott (September 1)

Join us Wednesday, September 1, 2021, from 2:00 – 3:00 PM (ET) for “Introduction to ARLANXEO Butyls, BRs, and SBRs,” a free webinar about ARLANXEO rubber materials for the tire industry and specialty markets. This live event is part of RDAbbott’s 2021 Webinar Series, which provides technical insights and processing recommendations from our supplier partners.

In addition to hearing a technically rich presentation, live webinar attendees will also have a chance to win a copy of ARLANXEO’s newly released Handbook of Synthetic Rubber by playing our BINGO game during the presentation. For all the details of our game, please read the “RDAbbott BINGO” section below.

Why You Should Attend

Butyl rubber (IIR) has a unique combination of structure and properties that impart permeation resistance, damping, and chemical resistance. Applications include tire inner liners, tubes, and bladders. In addition to butyl, this webinar examines butadiene (BR), a co-polymer that includes emulsion (E-SBR) and solution (S-SBR) grades of styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) that are used in many tire compounds.

What You Will Learn

The presenter, Kevin Kulbaba, is a Technical Service and Application Development Manager with ARLANXEO. Kevin will cover topics that include:

  • Properties, including gas transmission and resistance to water absorption
  • How butyl, BR, and SBR are made and cured
  • Commercial grades offered by ARLANXEO
  • Applications for butyl, BR, and SBR

Follow this link to register now and reserve your spot. (Please note: Seats are limited for this webinar, so you’ll want to reserve your spot sooner than later.)

Is your calendar already booked during this time? Register now and you can watch on-demand later.

What Registrants Can Expect

All final registrants will receive access to the webinar recording, as well as additional post-event resources on this subject matter.

About the Presenter

Kevin Kulbaba works for ARLANXEO as a Technical Service and Application Development Manager focusing on the North American markets for tire and specialty applications based on BR, SBR, and butyl rubber elastomers. He has over 24 years of experience in the field of polymer science, including 19 years of elastomer and rubber compounding. Kevin studied chemistry at Western University and obtained his Ph.D. in inorganic polymer chemistry at the University of Toronto.


To keep things fun, all webinar attendees will have chance to win a copy of ARLANXEO’s comprehensive Handbook of Synthetic Rubber by playing our BINGO game during this presentation.

Before joining the webinar, be sure to download this RDAbbott BINGO Sheet, print it out, and have it in front of you.

The webinar host will let you know when the BINGO game begins, but once the game starts, all you have to do is:

  • Listen for the words shown on this BINGO sheet during Kevin’s presentation.
  • Check off each word on your sheet as you hear them presented.
  • As soon as you’ve checked off EVERY square, type “BINGO” in the Zoom chat.

The first person to complete the above steps and type BINGO in the Zoom chat window will receive a printed copy of ARLANXEO’s Handbook of Synthetic Rubber.

If you’re interested in learning more about ARLANXEO Butyls, BRs, and SBRs now, please contact us.
To learn more about the other webinars in RDAbbott’s 2021 Webinar Series, visit RDAbbott.com/news/2021webinars.