RDAbbott is hosting a free training webinar titled, “Chemlok® Application and Troubleshooting,” that will feature rubber-to-substrate adhesives from Parker LORD. In this live webinar, Parker LORD Senior Scientist Jeff Means and Application Engineer Cristina DiFranco, will focus on proper substrate preparation, adhesive application, and molding best practices. They will also facilitate an interactive workshop, using webinar polls, for troubleshooting bond failures.
Self-lubricating LSR is the material of choice for electrical sealing applications in automotive applications. With constant changes in the industry, the performance requirements of this material becomes increasingly challenging and related material formulations constantly more complex. This discussion will give an overview on factors impacting sealing properties, propose a new additive to noticeably shift the thermal stability of a whole material family, and provide insights on how this new additive can stabilize the set of mechanical properties at elevated temperatures.
Whether your background is operations, sales, technical, finance or management, TLARGI’s “Basic Rubber Technology Course” is invaluable to furthering your success in the rubber industry. This 14-week course will be held online Thursdays from 4 – 6 PM (PT) starting October 14, 2021, and ending on January 27, 2022.
Visit RDAbbott in Booth 1933 at the 2021 International Elastomer Conference (IEC) hosted by the Rubber Division, ACS from October 4 to 7 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Meet our team as they represent RDAbbott and its supplier partners. We look forward to seeing you there!
The Los Angeles Rubber Group, Inc. (TLARGI) will be hosting its annual Technical Conference, Oktoberfest and Mini Expo on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim, California.
Join us at Molding 2021, a conference that’s widely recognized as the most important forum for technical information and business conditions in the injection molding industry. Molding 2021 is scheduled for September 21 to 23, 2021 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.
Join us at LSR 2021, the premiere conference about liquid silicone rubber (LSR), at the Marriott Chicago Schaumburg in Schaumburg, Illinois, from September 13–16. LSR 2021 includes two days of top-notch technical presentations, an expert panel discussion entitled “Machine Technology to Support LSR Processing,” and a free off-site workshop on silicone characterization and processing simulations at SigmaSoft’s local facility.
In this live event, ARLANXEO Technical Service and Application Development Manager Kevin Kulbaba will describe the development, properties, applications, and advantages of ARLANXEO Butyls, BRs, and SBRs.
Moldable optical silicones are becoming increasingly popular in automotive, architectural, outdoor, and general-purpose lighting applications. Fabricators, tool makers, and other rubber industry players are needed to support the material set for this growth. This discussion will help newcomers get started, inform the experienced and hopefully even enlighten veterans on clear LSRs. It will provide an in-depth look at the materials from an uncured state to a functioning part; explaining unique properties, technical details and optical terms.
This one-hour course will review concentrate on 3M’s peroxide cure fluoroelastomer product offering and the automotive applications they can be used. This webinar will also review some basic compounding of fluoroelastomers and the role of metal oxides and hydroxides, various filler types, and processing aids.