Category: Events

Manufacturing with Silicone Rubber: A Comprehensive Workshop (August 15 – 18)

Join us August 15 – 18 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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“Cold-Bond 150: A One-Part System that Requires No Dumping and Mixing” Webinar by Parker Lord (July 27)

In this webinar, Lexa Thompson, Market Expansion Manager for Parker Lord, will provide a comprehensive overview of the features, benefits, and ideal applications of Parker Lord’s Chemlok® Cold-Bond (CB) 150 Adhesive one-part system.

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“LSR Solutions for Compatibility with Fire Retardant Plastics” Webinar by RDAbbott (June 29)

In this upcoming webinar, Dr. Noel Chang, Technical Service and Development Leader for Dow Consumer Solutions, and Dr. Jessica Ding, the Marketing Manager for Dow, will describe SILASTIC™ 921X LSR Series for sealing that’s compatible with connector housings made of flame-retardant plastics.

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“Effect of Thermax® N990 on EPDM Electrical Percolation Threshold” Webinar by RDAbbott (June 7)

Electrical resistivity is an important property for various EPDM applications, such as wire and cable, battery and fuel cell gaskets, and automotive profiles. To achieve the specified electrical resistivity values in these applications, it is necessary to replace smaller particle size furnace blacks with mineral fillers and/or larger particle size carbon blacks. Join us on June 7, 2023, from 2:00 – 3:00 PM (ET) to hear the results of Cancarb’s technical study that compared blends of hard clay, Thermax® N990, and N550, and evaluated how the size, structure, and surface chemistry of these filler systems impact the insulative and conductive behaviors of the EPDM compounds.

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Rubber Roller Group Annual Meeting (May 7 – 9)

We invite you to join us at the Rubber Roller Group Annual Meeting May 7 – 9, 2023, at Treasure Island, a Radisson Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. RDAbbott will have a table-top exhibit set up during their expo on Monday, May 8. We plan to feature our product lines from ARLANXEO, Parker Lord, TSE, Dow, Hallstar, and NovationSi and more.

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CIM 2023 Convention & Expo (April 30 to May 3)

RDAbbott Canada, Ltd., will showcase materials and technologies for the mining industry at the CIM Convention & Expo in Montreal, Canada, in Booth #2028 this spring. The Convention runs from April 30 to May 3 and includes short courses and presentations. The Expo runs from April 30 to May 2.

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“New Selective Adhesion LSRs Enable More Efficient Fabrication of Automotive Seals” Webinar by RDAbbott (April 27)

The mobility industry is rapidly transforming, driven by the accelerating adoption rate of electric vehicles and the need for more sustainable material science solutions. During this webinar you’ll be introduced to a new series of selective adhesion liquid silicone rubber from Dow that is targeted to improve efficiency in designing and fabricating various automotive seals. Join us on Thursday, April 27, 2023, from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (ET) for this free webinar.

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Rubber Division, ACS Spring Technical Meeting (April 25 – 27)

RDAbbott plans to attend the 2023 Spring Technical Meeting of the Rubber Division, ACS, a division of the American Chemical Society. This year’s event is scheduled for April 25 through April 27 at the Marriott Cleveland East in Warrensville Heights, Ohio, near the popular Beachwood area.

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“Elastomers x Adhesives” Webinar Series by ARLANXEO (April 11 – May 23)

Starting April 11, ARLANXEO is hosting a webinar series titled “Elastomers x Adhesives.” From April 11 through May 23, 2023, ARLANXEO will hold 45-minute webinars each week addressing various product development in adhesives. Attendees will learn how ARLANXEO’s elastomers can be utilized in adhesives across a broad range of applications and industries, such as footwear, automotive, wood, furniture, and more.

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“The ABCs of RDC: Rubber Dispersion Chemicals” Webinar by RDAbbott (March 30)

Join RDAbbott on Thursday, March 30, 2023, from 10:00 – 11:00 AM (ET) for “The ABCs of RDC: Rubber Dispersion Chemicals,” a free webinar about leading products and new solutions from RDC S.r.l., a global supplier of pre-dispersed chemicals and additives. This live event will also highlight VEAFLAME, a new halogen-free flame retardant that provides compounders with a safer and healthier alternative to antimony trioxide and borate salts.

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