International Elastomer Conference 2021 (October 4 – 7)

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—including Krista Toutant, Business Line Manager; Jerry McCall, Vice President of Sales and Marketing; and Scott Legleu, Senior Business Development Manager.

This is RDAbbott’s second in-person Rubber Division, ACS event this year and another important opportunity for us to reconnect with customers and colleagues as the industry moves beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to seeing you there!

Be Our Guest

Register for IEC 2021 online at and use the customer invitation code EP1933 to receive a free expo pass compliments of RDAbbott. (Please note: Only a limited supply of guest passes is available, so you’ll want to act quickly.)

Our Partners’ Technical Papers

Tuesday, October 5

  • Mechanical and Dynamic Properties of Peroxide Cured HNBR Compounds by Victor Nasreddine of ARLANXEO (11:30 AM – 12:00 PM)
  • Characterization of TPEs in the Melt and the Solid State for Dynamic Properties with a Parallel Plate Rheometer by Henry Pawlowski of Alpha Technologies (1:30 – 2:00 PM)
  • ARLANXEO Innovation for High Performance and Economical Sponge Extrusions – Keltan®13951C-DE by Pete Spanos of ARLANXEO (2:00 – 2:30 PM)
  • Functionalized Polymers for Tires by Dana Adkinson of ARLANXEO (2:30 – 3:00 PM)
  • New 1K Adhesive for TPU Applications by Brian Carney of Parker LORD (2:30 – 3:00 PM)
  • Cold Bonding Adhesives for Bonding Vulcanized Rubber Compounds for Industrial Applications by Tarek Agag of Parker LORD (3:30 – 4:00 PM)
  • Measurement of Wet & Snow/Ice Traction with Torsional Dynamic Rheometer (RPA) by Rick Hanzlik of Alpha Technologies (4:00 – 4:30 PM)
  • Most Effective Tests for Measuring Quality of Mix when Using Recycled Rubber Powders by John Dick of Alpha Technologies (4:30 – 5:00 PM)
  • Synthetic Rubber in the Tire Industry – A Historical Perspective by Steve Teertstra of ARLANXEO (4:30 – 5:00 PM)

Wednesday, October 6

  • Sustainable Solutions for the Global Elastomer-to-Substrate Industry by Christopher Schneider of Parker LORD (8:30 – 9:00 AM)
  • Low Temperature Properties of Therban® HNBR by Victor Nasreddine of ARLANXEO (10:30 – 11:00 AM)

Thursday, October 7

  • Most Effective Viscoelastic Properties from the Rubber Process Analyzer for Measuring Factory Quality of Mix by John Dick of Alpha Technologies (9:00 – 9:30 AM)
  • Solvent Selection and Dilution Process to Distinguish Particle Size and Surface Treatment by Margaret Hwang of Dow (10:00 – 10:30 AM)
Our Partners’ Booths