RDAbbott and NovationSi recently gave a group of Ohio middle schoolers a firsthand look at American manufacturing in action. On July 12th, approximately fifteen students from Barberton Middle School toured the 127,000+ sq. ft. facility in Barberton, Ohio, which is NovationSi’s headquarters and RDAbbott’s Northeast hub. The students learned how LSR and HCR differ, as well as how they’re made, tested, colored, and cured.
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.
Dow will exhibit and present at Battery Show North America 2023, the continent’s largest battery event for electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), from September 12 to 14 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. Dow will exhibit E-Mobility solutions in Booth 1901 and provide a technical presentation about thermal management for EV batteries on September 14.
Join us in Charlotte, North Carolina, for LSR 2023 from September 11 – 14 to discuss technological and scientific developments in LSR and explore its countless industry applications. RDAbbott is an organizer, co-sponsor, and co-exhibitor for this event, which will include technical presentations by two of our supplier partners: Dow and DuPont. RDAbbott will also moderate a panel discussion about dosing systems and interact with attendees in its shared exhibit space with Dow.
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.
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.
NovationSi, the manufacturing subsidiary for RDAbbott, has named Brian Swanton as Director of Process Engineering. Swanton holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technology University and has over 28 years of silicone experience, including extensive service with Dow and Dupont. Swanton holds multiple patents and has developed or scaled up at least forty products, which now represent a minimum of $100M in annual sales.
The mobility industry is rapidly transforming, driven by the accelerating adoption rate of electric vehicles and the need for more sustainable material science solutions. This 1-hour presentation introduces a new series of selective adhesion liquid silicone rubber from Dow that is targeted to improve efficiency in designing and fabricating various automotive seals.
Dow is sharing a technical presentation about how its SILASTIC™ Moldable Optical Silicones are enabling advanced automotive lighting. For example, adaptive driving beam (ADB) technologies use a high-power LED matrix with a silicone primary lens. Rear lamps and indicators use linear LEDs with a silicone coupler and light guide. Dow’s technical presentation also covers material, mechanical, and optical properties.
The mobility industry is rapidly transforming, driven by the accelerating adoption rate of electric vehicles and the need for more sustainable material science solutions. During this webinar you’ll be introduced to a new series of selective adhesion liquid silicone rubber from Dow that is targeted to improve efficiency in designing and fabricating various automotive seals. Join us on Thursday, April 27, 2023, from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (ET) for this free webinar.