RDAbbott has signed a new distribution agreement with 3M to expand its distribution of 3M Advanced Materials to Canada. This new agreement will be facilitated and managed locally by RDAbbott’s Canadian division, RDAbbott Canada, Ltd., based out of Burlington, Ontario, in the Greater Toronto Area. The agreement became effective on July 1, 2021, and covers fluoroelastomers; perfluoroelastomers; and FKM curatives and process aids.
Starting in March, RDAbbott will be launching a webinar series featuring products from many of our supplier partners. These webinars will provide technical insights and processing recommendations, as well as feature new products and technologies.
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. We look forward to seeing you there!
3M has released a new resource that explains how to select its high-performance Dyneon™ perfluoroelastomer (PFE) products for reliable sealing in critical applications. From hot-running turbine engines to the harsh chemicals used in the semiconductor industry and beyond, these FFKM materials are designed to withstand harsh operating conditions.
In this video presentation, RDAbbott’s Special Projects Manager Tom Martin provides an overview of the technical services and elastomer products RDAbbott provides, as well as highlights a few new rubber technologies impacting the transportation industry.
For a comprehensive overview of ideal automotive applications from RDAbbott’s industry-leading supply partners, check out this PDF resource.
This one-hour course will review concentrate on 3M’s peroxide cure fluoroelastomer product offering and the automotive applications they can be used. This webinar will also review some basic compounding of fluoroelastomers and the role of metal oxides and hydroxides, various filler types, and processing aids.
3M is hosting a free webinar titled, “Perfluorinated Elastomer Overview,” on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. This 45-minute course will concentrate on the markets and applications where perfluorinated elastomers are used, as well as highlight the types of gums and compounds available from 3M.
RDAbbott will advance elastomers that are revolutionizing automotive lighting and hydrogen fuel system technologies at the 2021 virtual Rubber in Automotive Conference. RDAbbott will sponsor an Ask the Expert session, share the results of technical research through a partner presentation, and engage event participants as a virtual exhibitor. The Rubber in Automotive Conference is sponsored by Rubber & Plastics News (RPN) and scheduled for June 1 to 3.
3M is hosting a free webinar titled, “Fluoroelastomer Processing, Thermal and Chemical Resistance,” on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. This 45-minute course will cover the various ways fluoroelastomers can be mixed, the basic processes used to produce parts, adhesion capabilities, as well as provide a brief overview of chemical and thermal resistance properties.