Dow has launched a new series of selective adhesion LSR products for the mobility and transportation industry. SILASTIC™ SA 994X LSRs are primer-less, self-adhesive, and available in standard and self-lubricating versions with a one-to-one mix ratio for two-component injection molding with thermoplastic substrates. These new LSR materials were specifically developed to target adhesion to polybutylene terephthalates (PBT) and polyamides (PA).
RDAbbott and NovationSi have released a holiday video that transforms a classic Christmas poem into a tale from today’s rubber industry. “’Twas the Night Before Christmas,” an eighteenth-century poem that is credited to various authors, features a cast of RDAbbott and NovationSi employees from the companies’ Garden Grove, California, and Barberton, Ohio Service Centers.
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.
Rick Ziebell, RDAbbott’s Vice President of Technology and Technical Fellow, will be an instructor for Silicone Elastomers Technology and Fabrication, an in-person course from M.R. Toub Training, scheduled for January 31 to February 3, 2022. This university-accredited course will provide participants with 3.2 continuing education credits from California Polytechnic State University.
On Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 10:00 AM (EST) Mining Magazine is hosting a free webinar to provide a comprehensive overview of the features, benefits, and ideal applications of Parker Lord’s new Chemlok® Cold-Bond 150 Adhesive one-part system.
Parker Lord is hosting a free virtual training event featuring its Chemlok® rubber-to-substrate adhesives on December 6 at 11 AM (EST). Parker Lord Senior Scientist Jeff Means and Application Engineer Cristina DiFranco will provide the technical training. This virtual training will consist of two, one-hour pre-recorded training sessions followed by a live question-and-answer session with each presenter. The first training session will focus on proper substrate preparation, adhesive preparation and application techniques, coated part handling, and molding best practices. The second training session will focus on troubleshooting bond failures and preventative actions.
On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at 9:00 AM (EST) Parker Lord is hosting a webinar to share the benefits of dielectric coatings for EV battery packs. Attend this session for an overview of Sipiol® UV product properties, applications, and performance data.
A novel silicone material from Dow is helping LumenFlow, a provider of lighting solutions, to improve the accuracy and efficiency of its optical assembly operations. SILASTIC™ MS-1002 Moldable Silicone can withstand the high temperatures of reflow soldering and supports geometries that are not possible with the thermoplastics used in traditional optics.
Mining Magazine recently hosted three podcast episodes to introduce Parker Lord’s new Chemlok® Cold-Bond (CB) 150 Adhesive one-part system. In this series of podcasts, Parker Lord’s scientists, application engineer and market leader dive a little deeper into the features, competitive advantages, performance data, and applications for Chemlok® CB 150.
Hallstar has finalized its purchase of LANXESS’ ester manufacturing facility in Greensboro, North Carolina. The acquisition expands the Chicago-based company’s manufacturing capacity, product portfolio, and employee roster. As part of the acquisition, Hallstar is gaining new product lines of brominated flame retardants and phthalate-free plasticizers, including benzoate and citrate esters.