Our company was founded on December 14, 1948, by Robert David Abbott, a Southern California entrepreneur with a passion for education and the local rubber industry. RDAbbott has evolved from a regional distributor into a multi-faceted supplier that innovates across distribution, materials science, process engineering, and product customization. In honor of our 75th anniversary, we’ve prepared a special video that encapsulates pivotal milestones in our company’s history and distinguishing hallmarks of our corporate culture.
In this webinar recording, Jake Steinbrecher and Brad Jones, Technical Service & Development Scientists for Dow, highlight opportunities for silicone rubber in electric vehicles (EVs) with an emphasis on safety and material compatibility.
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.
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.
RDAbbott recently hosted a webinar titled “The ABCs of RDC: Rubber Dispersion Chemicals.” This 25-minute presentation about leading products and new solutions from RDC S.r.l. was livestreamed on March 30, 2023.
To help you get into the holiday spirit, RDAbbott and NovationSi have released its annual holiday video—a light-hearted parody of the classic Christmas poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” This holiday production captures scenes of silicone-molded ornaments being made and hung, holiday cookies being tested, salespeople celebrating year-end bookings, Santa on a forklift, and more.