Category: Events

LSR 2024 (October 13 – 15)

Join us in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for LSR 2024 from October 13 – 15 to discuss technological and scientific developments in LSR and explore its countless industry applications. LSR 2024 will kick off with a welcome reception on Sunday evening. It will continue with two days of technical presentations on Monday and Tuesday, including a panel discussion about advances in silicone materials, and an exhibitor area to connect with other attendees.

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International Elastomer Conference & Silicone Expo 2024 (September 9 – 12)

Visit RDAbbott and NovationSi in Booth 607 at the 2024 International Elastomer Conference (IEC), hosted by the Rubber Division, ACS from September 9 to 12 in Pittsburgh, PA. While you’re there, be sure to swing by our booth for a fresh cup of coffee in the mornings and chat with our team members about the latest elastomer products and technologies available through our supplier partners.

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TLARGI Hosts Annual GLTPC Undergraduate Scholarship Golf Tournament (September 9)

TLARGI will host its annual GLTPC Undergraduate Scholarship Golf Tournament on Monday, September 9, 2024, from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (PT) at the Western Hills Country Club in Chino Hills, California.

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Manufacturing with Silicone Rubber: A Comprehensive Workshop (August 27 – 30)

Join us August 27 – 30 in Barberton, Ohio, for “Manufacturing with Silicone Rubber,” a comprehensive workshop hosted by RDAbbott from a fabricator’s point-of-view. Attendees of this four-day workshop will learn practical techniques, testing methods, and insights, plus equipment troubleshooting tips for processing silicone rubber from industry professionals through a combination of classroom instruction and interactive workshops.

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Chemlok® Virtual Training by Parker Lord (August 6)

Join Parker Lord on Tuesday, August 6, 2024, from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM (ET) for a free training about its Chemlok® rubber-to-substrate adhesives. This virtual training will consist of two, one-hour pre-recorded sessions followed by a live question-and-answer session. Sign up to learn about substrate adhesive preparation, and application, coated part handling, molding best practices, and troubleshooting.

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“Chemlok® Overview, Best Practices, and Troubleshooting” Seminar Hosted by RDAbbott (July 24)

On Wednesday, July 24, 2024, from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM (ET), RDAbbott is hosting a free technical seminar at our Barberton, Ohio, facility featuring Chemlok® rubber-to-substrate adhesives from Parker Lord. During this in-person event, Parker Lord Application Engineer Brady Hultman will review the rubber-to-substrate bonding process from start to finish. This review will include proper substrate preparation, adhesive preparation and application techniques, coated part handling, and molding best practices. The training will then transition into a troubleshooting workshop where failed parts are studied for bond failures and preventative actions. In addition, RDAbbott’s East Coast Sales Manager Jason Huff will provide a brief overview of the latest product developments from Parker Lord.

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Ontario Rubber Group Spring Technical Meeting (June 5)

The Ontario Rubber Group will host its Spring Technical Meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM (ET) at the Mississauga Grand Banquet and Event Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Among the presenters, Chris Sawicki, the Americas Marketing Representative for Cancarb Limited, will deliver a deliver technical presentation on “Thermax® Carbon Black and Sustainability.”

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“Applications for High-Performance, Optically Clear Silicone Rubber” Webinar by RDAbbott (May 29)

Optical silicones provide long-term stability, material flexibility, and proven processing performance. Due to their high-temperature properties, luminous flux, and resistance to weathering, these advanced silicone rubber materials are well-suited for a variety of LED lighting applications. By understanding the material performance needs in these and other lighting applications, Dow continues to expand its portfolio of moldable optical silicones and is developing innovative technologies, such as clear extrudable silicone rubber. In this webinar, three presenters from Dow will describe innovative applications for optical silicones in both general and automotive LED lighting.

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2024 RDAbbott Webinar Series

Starting May 29, RDAbbott will launch its 2024 webinar series that will feature technical insights, material updates, and processing recommendations from our supplier partners throughout the year.

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Space Tech Expo USA (May 13 – 15)

Christopher Windiate, a Lead Technical Service & Development Specialist for Dow, will present “Silicones for the Emerging Space Ecosystem” at Space Tech Expo USA on Wednesday, May 15, at 10 AM (PT) in Long Beach, California.

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