“LSR Basics” Presentation at Sodick-Plustech’s NPE Preview Partner Showcase (April 11)

Craig Lustek, RDAbbott Application/Business Development Engineer, will present “Liquid Silicone Rubber Basics” at Sodick-Plustech’s NPE Preview Showcase on Thursday, April 11, 2024, from 10 AM to 4 PM in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. This one-day event at Plustech’s North American headquarters will give industry professionals an opportunity to preview Sodick-Plustech’s injection molding machines (IMM) less than a month before NPE 2024 in Orlando, Florida.

What You Will Learn

Craig’s technical presentations will offer an in-depth overview of injection molding with liquid silicone rubber (LSR). Topics covered will include:

  • Key advantages of LSR
  • How LSR compares to thermoplastics
  • The necessary equipment and materials for a successful Liquid Injection Molding (LIM) cell

In addition to providing an overview of the featured equipment and materials needed for these LIM cells, Craig will highlight Sodick’s LSR applications for medical molding and micro-molding.

Lastly, Craig will also provide a brief overview of the elastomer products and services available from RDAbbott and NovationSi, RDAbbott’s manufacturing subsidiary.

The other presenters at Sodick-Plustech’s NPE Preview Showcase are from Beaumont Technologies, NEXUS Elastomer Molds, NEXUS Dosing, Polyplastics, RJG, Inc. and Westfall Technik, Inc. Additional event details can be found on this Sodick-Plustech invitation.

If you are interested in attending, please complete this online RSVP form: https://forms.gle/k6xhgmazT8VMRapN6

About Sodick-Plustech and NPE 2024

Plustech Incorporated is a joint venture between Sodick Co. Ltd. and Yamazen Corporation, which distributes and supports Sodick’s equipment in North America. Sodick-Plustech’s new, state-of-the-art 138,0000 sq. ft. facility in Illinois underscores its commitment to delivering the highest quality machines and the strongest technical support.

Known as “The Plastics Show”, NPE 2024 is scheduled for May 6 – 10, 2024, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Sodick will run four injection molding machines in its 70’ x 30’ Booth (#W3581) in the West Building, Level 2. NPE is the plastics industry’s largest exposition and is held once every three years.

About Craig Lustek

Craig Lustek has more than 25 years of experience in process engineering, research and development, product management and manufacturing. Before joining RDAbbott, he was an application engineer for one of the world’s largest manufacturers of plastics injection molding machines. Craig has also worked as a process engineer for a supplier of silicone LIMS.

As an RDAbbott Application/Business Development Engineer, Craig shares his in-depth knowledge of LIMS by developing technical resources and procedures, defining optimal IMM processes and setups, consulting with customers, and training key personnel.

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