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Manufacturing with Silicone Rubber: A Comprehensive Workshop (August 27 – 30)

Join us August 27 – 30 in Barberton, Ohio, for “Manufacturing with Silicone Rubber,” a comprehensive workshop hosted by RDAbbott from a fabricator’s point-of-view. Attendees of this four-day workshop will learn practical techniques, testing methods, and insights, plus equipment troubleshooting tips for processing silicone rubber from industry professionals through a combination of classroom instruction and interactive workshops.

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NPE 2024 (May 6 – 10)

RDAbbott will supply Dow LSR to four liquid injection molding cells at NPE 2024, the plastics industry’s largest event. Two of these cells will also use pigments from NovationSi. This effort demonstrates our commitment to working with industry-leading supplier partners and providing top-notch technical support. RDAbbott also collaborates with manufacturers of injection molding machines, molds, and dosing systems.

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“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 2024 Preview Open House on Thursday, April 11, 2024, in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. This one-day event will give industry professionals an opportunity to preview Sodick-Plustech’s injection molding machines less than a month before NPE 2024 in Orlando, Florida.

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Open House, hosted by RDAbbott, ARBURG, and Roembke (November 2)

We’ve teamed up to share the latest advancements and technologies in silicone and plastic injection molding. This free Open House will take place November 2, 2023, from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (ET) at RDAbbott’s facility in Barberton, Ohio. We hope you seize this opportunity to hear from industry-leading experts and gain hands-on experience for optimizing your manufacturing.

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Webinar Recording: “LSR Solutions for Compatibility with Fire Retardant Plastics”

In this webinar recording, Dr. Noel Chang, Technical Service and Development Leader for Dow Consumer Solutions, and Dr. Jessica Ding, the Marketing Manager for Dow, introduce SILASTIC™ 9212-50 LSR for sealing that’s compatible with connector housings made of flame-retardant plastics.

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Manufacturing with Silicone Rubber: A Comprehensive Workshop (August 15 – 18)

Join us August 15 – 18 in Barberton, Ohio, for “Manufacturing with Silicone Rubber,” a comprehensive workshop hosted by RDAbbott from a fabricator’s point-of-view. Attendees of this four-day workshop will learn practical techniques, testing methods, and insights, plus equipment troubleshooting tips for processing silicone rubber, from industry professionals through a combination of classroom instruction and interactive workshops.

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“LSR Solutions for Compatibility with Fire Retardant Plastics” Webinar by RDAbbott (June 29)

In this upcoming webinar, Dr. Noel Chang, Technical Service and Development Leader for Dow Consumer Solutions, and Dr. Jessica Ding, the Marketing Manager for Dow, will describe SILASTIC™ 921X LSR Series for sealing that’s compatible with connector housings made of flame-retardant plastics.

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Dow Launches SILASTIC™ Selective Adhesion LSRs

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).

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RDAbbott Confirms its Sponsorship and Exhibit Space at LSR 2022

RDAbbott is a co-organizer, sponsor, and exhibitor for LSR 2022, the premiere conference about liquid silicone rubber (LSR), which can be used with liquid injection molding (LIM) to produce high-quality silicone parts. This year’s event is scheduled for September 13 – 15, 2022, in Irvine, California, and will include technical presentations by RDAbbott and several of its supplier partners. RDAbbott will also participate in a panel discussion about LSR Processing.

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Dow Launches SILASTIC™ MS-5002 Moldable Silicone

Dow has launched SILASTIC™ MS-5002 Moldable Silicone, a LSR for high-volume production of parts, such as the light guides in adaptive driving beam headlights. This new optical material has very low mold fouling for faster cycle times and is specially formulated for injection molded parts with less-complex geometries.

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