Webinar Recording: “Benefits of Thermax N990 to Rubber Compounding”
April 29, 2022
RDAbbott recently hosted a webinar titled “Benefits of Thermax® N990 to Rubber Compounding.” This 53-minute presentation about Cancarb Thermax® N990 thermal carbon black was livestreamed on April 28, 2022. It is part of RDAbbott’s 2022 Webinar Series which is providing technical insights and processing recommendations from its supplier partners.
Why You Should Watch and Listen
Cancarb is the only company in the world dedicated exclusively to manufacturing thermal carbon blacks and works with customers to match their unique product needs. Their revolutionary Medicine Hat facility allows the company to generate electricity from previously exhausted energy, avoiding the emission of about 90,000 metric tons per year of greenhouse gases, and virtually eliminates the release of particulate matter to the atmosphere. Cancarb has an annual capacity of 45,000 metric tons per year and produces Thermax® N990 as part of its line of Thermax® products. Thermax® N990 is the largest particle size, lowest structure thermal carbon black on the market.
In this presentation, Ed Norton, Cancarb’s Technical Service Manager, explains how replacing some furnace black with Thermax® N990 can lead to improvements in mixing and processing while maintaining physical properties.
About the Presenter
Ed Norton is the Technical Service Manager for Cancarb, where he conducts studies on thermal carbon black and provides technical service and support to the marketplace. He joined Cancarb as a Technical Marketing Representative in 2018 after spending seven years with Alpha Technologies, where he worked as an Applications Specialist and provided technical support and training on rheometers. Ed earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and an M.S. in Polymer Engineering from the University of Akron.