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RDAbbott and Rubber Division, ACS Celebrate Women in the Rubber Industry with New Video

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.

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RDAbbott Celebrates Tom Martin’s 25 Years of Service

RDAbbott is celebrating Tom Martin’s 25 years with our company and recognizing his many contributions to the rubber industry. During his lengthy career, he’s done everything from plant maintenance to working as a mill operator, calendar operator, lab technician, chemist, estimator, technical service representative, and account representative. While he followed in his father’s rubber industry footsteps, he’s clearly left his own mark.

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Webinar Recording: The Function and Selection of Ester Plasticizers

Hallstar recently hosted a webinar on “The Function and Selection of Ester Plasticizers” as part of the 2020 training opportunities from Rubber Division, ACS.

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Krista Toutant Elected as Secretary for Rubber Division, ACS

RDAbbott’s Krista Toutant, a global sales and marketing professional with 18 years of focused experience in the rubber industry, has been elected Secretary for the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS), an international association of elastomer industry professionals. The election marks the start of Toutant’s five-year progression to becoming Chair of the Executive Committee, Rubber Division’s governing body.

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Four New Grades of 3M™ Dyneon™ Peroxide Cure Fluoroelastomers

Four new grades of 3M™ Dyneon™ Peroxide (PO) Cure Fluoroelastomers were launched in 2019. These improved PO cure grades include the highest fluorine content of any 3M PO cure at 70.1%, require no metal oxides for curing, and have expanded mooney viscosities. These properties allow for better chemical resistance and improved processing.

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International Elastomer Conference (October 8 – 10)

Visit RDAbbott in booth 645 at the 2019 International Elastomer Conference October 8 – 10 in Cleveland, Ohio. We’ll be featuring innovations in 3D printing from German RepRap using Dow SILASTIC™ 3D 3335 Liquid Silicone Rubber; as well as studies in elastomer sealing performance in hydrogen fuel cells using Cancarb Thermax® N990 Thermal Carbon Black filler and resin-cured and sulfur-cured brominated butyl from ARLANXEO.

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RDAbbott’s Jerry McCall and Tom Martin Honored for Rubber Division, ACS and TLARGI Service

RDAbbott is announcing that two of its employees, Jerry McCall and Tom Martin, have earned industry honors. Jerry McCall was recognized for his service as 2018 Chair of the American Chemical Society’s Rubber Division. Tom Martin received an Honorary Lifetime Membership Award from The Los Angeles Rubber Group, Inc. . As a rubber industry leader, RDAbbott is committed to supporting the Rubber Division, ACS and its local rubber groups, which include TLARGI.

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Rubber: It’s Not Just Tires

RDAbbott and Rubber Division, ACS have partnered together to produce a new video called, “Rubber: It’s Not Just Tires.” The video demonstrates the significance of rubber in everyday life and was designed to introduce the next generation of workers to this extraordinary industry. The video also includes footage from The Dow Chemical Company, ARLANXEO, 3M, and HALLSTAR.

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RDAbbott and Rubber Division, ACS Create New Video on the Importance of Rubber

RDAbbott and Rubber Division, ACS have partnered together to produce a new video called, “Rubber: It’s Not Just Tires.” The video demonstrates the significance of rubber in everyday life and was designed to introduce the next generation of workers to this extraordinary industry. The video also includes footage from The Dow Chemical Company, ARLANXEO, 3M, and HALLSTAR.

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RDAbbott Celebrates 70th Anniversary, Full Steam Ahead

RDAbbott is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year and is certainly not losing any steam. Rather, RDAbbott is accelerating into an elastomer company that innovates across distribution, manufacturing and applied science with premium products, comprehensive testing laboratories and strategically-located warehouses. But the company’s most prized asset continues to be its people—who help to bring connections, contributions and commitment to the rubber industry at large.

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