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.
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.
RDAbbott is launching a new webinar series that will provide technical insights and processing recommendations, feature new products and technologies, and showcase solutions from supplier partners. The first webinar in this free series, “Third-Stream Additives that Modify LSR and HCR,” is scheduled for Tuesday, March 30, from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (PT) and will explain how RDAbbott and NovationSi, with its revolutionary NovaSperse® third-stream modifier technologies, are advancing ways to change the functional properties of cured articles in situ of the liquid injection molding process.
DiamondKote™ DKW-4168 is a mold release agent from ITW Pro Brands that was developed to meet the growing needs of FKM seal and gasket manufacturers who serve the automotive supply industry. In addition to fluorocarbon-based fluoroelastomers, this versatile mold release can be used with silicones, peroxide-cured EPDMs, and polyacrylates. This demonstration video from ITW Pro Brands shows how DiamondKote™ DKW-4168 is packaged, applied, and used.
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.
3M is hosting a free webinar titled, “Fluoroelastomer Compounding Basics,” on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. This 45-minute course will review some basic compounding of fluoroelastomers. More specifically, webinar registrants can expect to hear about typical compounds, the role of metal oxides and hydroxides, various filler types, and processing aids.
3M has recently launched new web resources for its next generation of 3M™ Dyneon™ Peroxide Cure Fluoroelastomers (FKMs). These next-gen FKMs offer many benefits over previous products, including high to excellent resistance against chemical fluids and good physical properties right out of the press. Plus, due to their ability to be cured without metal oxides, these FKMs have improved acid resistance for reduced volume swell.
3M is hosting a free webinar titled, “Fluoroelastomer Cure System Overview,” on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. This one-hour course will be focused on introducing fluoroelastomer cure chemistry, including the basics of crosslinking, types of cure systems used, cure mechanisms, the role of metal oxides play in curing and a brief overview of post curing.
RDAbbott and Rubber Division, ACS are celebrating women’s contributions to the rubber industry with a powerful new video. The video debuted during the October 21st “Women of Rubber” event at the 2020 International Elastomer Conference.
Through RDAbbott, 3M is offering access to the recording of a recent “Introduction to Fluoroelastomers” webinar that describes fluoroelastomer types, properties, cure systems, and processing.