RDAbbott will reconnect with customers and colleagues at the Spring Technical Meeting for Rubber Division, ACS on Tuesday, April 27, and Wednesday, April 28. RDAbbott will attend technical meetings and share tabletop exhibits at this hybrid event, which will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, Cleveland Rockside, in Independence, Ohio. Last year’s in-person spring meeting was canceled because of the coronavirus.
RDAbbott is launching a new webinar series that will provide technical insights and processing recommendations, feature new products and technologies, and showcase solutions from supplier partners. The first webinar in this free series, “Third-Stream Additives that Modify LSR and HCR,” is scheduled for Tuesday, March 30, from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (PT) and will explain how RDAbbott and NovationSi, with its revolutionary NovaSperse® third-stream modifier technologies, are advancing ways to change the functional properties of cured articles in situ of the liquid injection molding process.
RDAbbott is announcing that Alpha Technologies will host a three-day series of live webinars about rubber testing. The series will begin on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, and includes 12 webinars on a variety of topics. Each webinar will be led by an elastomer industry expert and cost $100 to attend. Participants will gain insights about the rheology behind Alpha Technologies’ instruments and learn how to troubleshoot material and process issues.
Cancarb Limited recently announced the completion and successful commissioning of the sixth unit at its thermal carbon black production facility in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. This expansion brings capacity for its Thermax® brand of thermal carbon black products to 54,000 MT per year.
In a recent press release, NovationSi announced a newly developed HCR healthcare compounds that enhances electrical properties of silicone rubber, using patent-pending technologies that incorporate a revolutionary single-wall carbon nanotube (“SG101”) developed by Zeon Corporation.
RDAbbott is celebrating John Carroll’s 50 years in the rubber industry. Known affectionately as “JC”, Carroll has also been dubbed the “Godfather of Silicone,” by his peers, for his leadership and mentorship in the silicone industry. Join us as we celebrate JC’s contributions—and his character—with tributes from industry leaders and tales from a half-century of service.
RDAbbott has released a humorous holiday video called “The RDAbbott Bunch,” a joyful parody of the theme song from “The Brady Bunch,” a popular television show from the 1970s. RDAbbott’s 2020 Christmas video was recorded and produced remotely because of the COVID-19 pandemic and features 16 singing employees (plus kids and pets) in separate, socially distanced locations.
RDAbbott has signed an exclusive agreement with ARLANXEO Performance Elastomers to distribute select ARLANXEO polymers throughout all of Mexico.
RDAbbott and Rubber Division, ACS are celebrating women’s contributions to the rubber industry with a powerful new video. The video debuted during the October 21st “Women of Rubber” event at the 2020 International Elastomer Conference.
Cancarb is making continued progress on the construction of a sixth thermal carbon black unit at its facility in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, which is expected to be completed by