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Tagged: Moldable Optical Silicones

Dow MobilityScience™ Showcases Silicones for Transportation

Dow is spotlighting silicones as part of its new MobilityScience™ platform, an online resource for the automotive and transportation industries. This highly interactive platform explains how Dow Performance Silicones are driving innovation in e-mobility, connectivity, autonomous vehicles, safety, and light-weighting.

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RDAbbott to Co-Organize, Sponsor and Exhibit at LSR 2019

RDAbbott is an organizer, sponsor and exhibitor for LSR 2019, the premiere event for liquid silicone rubber professionals. This year’s conference is scheduled for September 9-12, 2019, in Schaumburg, Illinois, and will include technical presentations, a new half-day workshop about LSR simulation at SIGMASOFT®, and a visit to equipment maker ARBURG to see silicone processing technologies. The keynote lecture is about design issues and will be followed by a panel discussion with silicone experts.

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K 2019 (October 16 – 23)

RDAbbott is proud to announce its partnership with Toshiba Machine in Hall 15, Booth B04, at the K 2019 in Germany to produce an automotive LED headlamp optic made of Dow SILASTIC™ MS-1002 Moldable Optical Silicone. All participating partners in this collaborative production cell include: Toshiba Machines, EPF Automation, Dow, ELMET, M.R. Mold & Engineering, Frigel, Yushin America, Inc., LumenFlow Corp., and RDAbbott.

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Automotive LED Headlamp Optic Featured at NPE2018

In booth W4143 at NPE2018, Zeiger Industries will be molding an automotive LED headlamp optic made from DOWSIL™ MS-4007 Moldable Silicone on a Milacron-Fanuc Roboshot a-S55iA with their new iHMI Controller that has a two cavity mold mounted to a M.R. Mold universal base with a single drop gated cold runner system. The production cell will utilize an ELMET TOP 5000P dosing system, a Thermal Care air cooled EQ3A01 portable chiller, and a Yushin YC-100S-11-8 robot with an E-Touch Compact controller, a custom engineered end-of-arm tool, and a Yushin indexing conveyor. A virtual molding simulation of the filling and curing process will be provided compliments of SIGMASOFT®. The Zeiger LSR Plug-n-Play Conversion Kit incorporates a Wexco777 water-cooled barrel, Zpringlok™ LSR pre-closed valve, ZSAR PM zero compression ratio screw and their proprietary barrel/screw sealing device.

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