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. 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 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 Elastomer-to-Substrate Industry by Chris 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