Five grades of PremiX® polymer-bound materials from RDC meet the EU’s Seveso III (2012/18/EU) Directive for hazardous substances. That makes these products easier and less expensive to ship, store, and handle. The five grades are PremiX® ZNO 80, PremiX® ZNO Active, PremiX® CBS 80, PremiX® TBBS 80, and PremiX® MBTS 80.
Parker Lord is sharing a recording of its webinar about Sipiol® UV dielectric coatings for EV battery packs. Jack Melhorn, Global Market Development Manager, explains the benefits of using this 100% VOC-free coating. Sipiol® UV dielectric coatings cure in seconds with ultraviolet (UV) light and offer improved edge coverage, increased throughput, and quick handling strength.
In this webinar recording, Dr. Noel Chang, Technical Service and Development Leader for Dow Consumer Solutions, and Dr. Jessica Ding, the Marketing Manager for Dow, introduce SILASTIC™ 9212-50 LSR for sealing that’s compatible with connector housings made of flame-retardant plastics.
Parker Lord has released a new animated video that shows electric vehicle (EV) applications for its Chemlok® adhesives, Sipiol® adhesives and coatings, and Flocklok®/Flocksil® adhesive products. These proven solutions meet EV-specific challenges, such as heavier vehicle weights and greater suspension loads, while supporting automotive comfort, performance, and safety.
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. This 47-minute presentation highlights 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.
ARLANXEO is providing on-demand access to recordings of its six-part Elastomers x Adhesives webinar series. Each webinar recording lasts for approximately 45 minutes and addresses a different aspect of product development in adhesives. RDAbbott and ARLANXEO have also collaborated on various webinars as part of RDAbbott’s webinar series, and we invite you to contact us for recordings.
Alpha Technologies has published a study about rubber process analyzers (RPA), viscoelastic properties, and mix quality in a recent Technical Notebook for Rubber News. Authors John Dick and Richard Hanzlik compare the relative advantages of various viscoelastic properties that an RPA can measure. This article is the first in a two-part series by the authors.
The mobility industry is rapidly transforming, driven by the accelerating adoption rate of electric vehicles and the need for more sustainable material science solutions. This 1-hour presentation introduces a new series of selective adhesion liquid silicone rubber from Dow that is targeted to improve efficiency in designing and fabricating various automotive seals.
Dow discusses the future of mobility in its “Seek Together” Podcast. Host Eva Saha is joined by Tim Boven, Dow’s Global MobilityScience™ Director, and James Barclay of the Jaguar TCS Racing Team. Barclay provides an under-the-hood look at materials science innovations from Dow that helped the racing team make history during the 2020/2021 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.
Alpha Technologies has published a study about measuring the quality of mixes that contain recycled rubber powders (RRP). The authors compared ASTM test standards that are designed for use with rubber process analyzers and determined which tests are most and least effective with RRPs.