PremiX® MgO 74 is an additive for extruded and injection molded articles made of chlorinated polymers. This vulcanization activator and acid receptor is based on a high-activity magnesium oxide (MgO) and can be mixed with PremiX® ZnO for a good balance of processing safety and cure rate. PremiX® MgO 74 contains 74% activated magnesium oxide and improves stability, resists scorching, and has a long shelf life.
Hallstar has published a technical paper about the function and selection of ester plasticizers, substances that are incorporated into a plastic or elastomer to increase its flexibility, workability or distensibility.
Parker-LORD Corporation recently launched a new series of cold-bond adhesives for belt and conveyor repairs: Chemlok® CB203 Belt Repair Adhesive and Chemlok® CB102CS Adhesion Enhancer/Surface Modifier.
LORD® In-Mold Bonding (IMB™) liquid silicone rubber (LSR) adhesives are non-tacky polymer-based coatings that when applied to a substrate provide a structural bond to a rigid or elastomeric polymer, which is formed under heat and pressure. LORD IMB 3000 series adhesives are designed for bonding platinum-cured silicone rubber to a variety of thermoplastic and metal substrates during the injection molding process.
RDAbbott has hired Lincoln Gilmour as its Canada Sales and Business Manager. Lincoln brings more than 20 years of experience in sales leadership, business development and product management in both the adhesives and coatings markets.
RDAbbott will showcase material advancements and process innovations for the transportation industry at the Plastics and Rubber in Automotive Conference in Novi, Michigan, on January 14 and 15. RDAbbott will also deliver a technical presentation and invites attendees to another informational event.
For brighter, more energy-efficient, more unique and longer-lasting lighting systems, we highly recommend you take a look at Dow’s innovative, high-performance silicone materials for protection and assembly and secondary optics.
Due to the concerns expressed by the rubber industry and related stakeholders, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has been working with RDAbbott to modify rule 1168 to allow the use of solvent-based Chemlok within the District.
We hope you had the opportunity to review the exciting news about In-Mold Bonding (IMB™) Adhesives Technologies for overmolding fluorosilicone rubber to thermoplastic components in the May 15 Rubber & Plastics News article.
RDAbbott recently entered into an agreement with LORD Corporation, a recognized leader in highly reliable adhesives and coatings, to distribute LORD® In-Mold Bonding (IMB™) Adhesives in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.