Category: Videos

RAPID + TCT (May 20 – 23)

Come by and see us in Booth 1673 at the RAPID + TCT conference May 20 – 23, at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. RDAbbott will be showcasing German RepRap’s first production-ready L280 Liquid Additive Manufacturing (LAM) 3D printer using Dow’s SILASTIC™ 3D 3335 Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR).

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R.D. Abbott to Showcase Advances in LAM with Heat-Cured Silicone Components at MD&M West 2019

RDAbbott will demonstrate a revolutionary L280 LAM 3D printer in M.R. Mold & Engineering’s Booth #1346 at MD&M West in Anaheim, California, from February 5 to 7. Rick Ziebell, Technology Fellow for RDAbbott, will also present a paper, “LAM of Silicone Rubber Components,” on February 5 from 3:15 to 4:00 PM. MD&M West attendees who are seeking greater design possibilities, finer controls, and significantly faster times-to-market are invited to learn more.

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Christmas Video 2018

From all of us at RDAbbott, we want to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. To help you get into the holiday spirit, check out our special rendition of Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree. Enjoy!

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Plastics and Rubber in Automotive Conference (January 14 – 15)

Visit RDAbbott at Table 27 during the Plastics and Rubber in Automotive Conference in Novi, Michigan, January 14 – 15, and discover the latest advancements in elastomer materials and process innovations for the transportation industry.

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Cancarb Thermax Carbon Black Enhancing TSE Industries’ Millathane Millable Polyurethane

A recent study, considering filler ratios and loadings for Cancarb’s Thermax N990 carbon black to enhance TSE’s Millathane E-34 polyurethane polymer.

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Innovations in Additive 3D Printing of Silicone Rubber Components

In case you weren’t able to attend LSR2018 in Anaheim, California, and hear Rick Ziebell’s presentation on “Innovations in Additive 3D Printing of Silicone Rubber Components,” you’re in luck. This video provides an overview of his presentation, highlighting the revolutionary liquid additive manufacturing (LAM) 3D printing technology collaboratively developed by Dow Silicones and German RepRap.

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NPE2018 Recap Video for Zeiger Industries

Here’s a glimpse into the LSR technologies and collaborative partnership on display in Zeiger Industries’ booth at NPE2018 to produce an automotive LED headlamp optic with Dow DOWSIL® MS-4007 Moldable Silicone.

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LSR 2018 (September 11 – 13)

Join us at LSR 2018 September 11 – 13, 2018, at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Anaheim, California. RDAbbott will be co-exhibiting with Dow to feature the latest advancements in silicone materials and technologies and Rick Ziebell will be spotlighting GermanRepRap’s LAM 3D Printer and Dow’s SILASTIC™ 3D 3335 LSR in his presentation.

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Automotive LED Headlamp Optic Featured at NPE2018

In booth W4143 at NPE2018, Zeiger Industries will be molding an automotive LED headlamp optic made from DOWSIL™ MS-4007 Moldable Silicone on a Milacron-Fanuc Roboshot a-S55iA with their new iHMI Controller that has a two cavity mold mounted to a M.R. Mold universal base with a single drop gated cold runner system. The production cell will utilize an ELMET TOP 5000P dosing system, a Thermal Care air cooled EQ3A01 portable chiller, and a Yushin YC-100S-11-8 robot with an E-Touch Compact controller, a custom engineered end-of-arm tool, and a Yushin indexing conveyor. A virtual molding simulation of the filling and curing process will be provided compliments of SIGMASOFT®. The Zeiger LSR Plug-n-Play Conversion Kit incorporates a Wexco777 water-cooled barrel, Zpringlok™ LSR pre-closed valve, ZSAR PM zero compression ratio screw and their proprietary barrel/screw sealing device.

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Christmas Video 2017

From all of us at RDAbbott, we want to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. To help you get into the holiday spirit, check out our special rendition of Feliz Navidad. Enjoy!

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