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Molding 2021 (September 21 – 23)

Join us at Molding 2021, a conference that’s widely recognized as the most important forum for technical information and business conditions in the injection molding industry. Molding 2021 is scheduled for September 21 to 23, 2021 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.

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LSR 2021 (September 13 – 16)

Join us at LSR 2021, the premiere conference about liquid silicone rubber (LSR), at the Marriott Chicago Schaumburg in Schaumburg, Illinois, from September 13–16. LSR 2021 includes two days of top-notch technical presentations, an expert panel discussion entitled “Machine Technology to Support LSR Processing,” and a free off-site workshop on silicone characterization and processing simulations at SigmaSoft’s local facility.

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“Optically Clear LSRs: A Guide to Advanced Elastomers” Webinar by RDAbbott (August 24)

Moldable optical silicones are becoming increasingly popular in automotive, architectural, outdoor, and general-purpose lighting applications. Fabricators, tool makers, and other rubber industry players are needed to support the material set for this growth. This discussion will help newcomers get started, inform the experienced and hopefully even enlighten veterans on clear LSRs. It will provide an in-depth look at the materials from an uncured state to a functioning part; explaining unique properties, technical details and optical terms.

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Rubber in Automotive Conference (June 1 – 3)

RDAbbott will advance elastomers that are revolutionizing automotive lighting and hydrogen fuel system technologies at the 2021 virtual Rubber in Automotive Conference. RDAbbott will sponsor an Ask the Expert session, share the results of technical research through a partner presentation, and engage event participants as a virtual exhibitor. The Rubber in Automotive Conference is sponsored by Rubber & Plastics News (RPN) and scheduled for June 1 to 3.

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TLARGI Web Technical Conference (April 6)

TLARGI is gearing up to host its first web technical conference on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, from 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM (PT). Attendees will hear from familiar elastomer pros and some of RDAbbott’s trusted supplier partner representatives, such as John Dick, Pete Spanos, and Ed Norton.

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Technical Presentation: Third-Stream Additives that Modify LSR and HCR

During the 2020 International Silicone Conference hosted by Rubber & Plastics News, Rick Ziebell RDAbbott’s Technical Fellow and Vice President of Technology, provided a technical presentation titled “Third-Stream Additives that Modify LSR and HCR.” A PDF of this presentation is now available for your review.

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Webinar Recording: Introduction to Fluoroelastomers

Through RDAbbott, 3M is offering access to the recording of a recent “Introduction to Fluoroelastomers” webinar that describes fluoroelastomer types, properties, cure systems, and processing.

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Introduction to Fluoroelastomers Webinar by 3M and RDAbbott (September 22)

RDAbbott and 3M are co-hosting a free webinar that will provide industry professionals with an introduction to fluoroelastomers (FKM), highly fluorinated polymers that can withstand high heat, harsh chemicals, and crushing pressures. This one-hour event begins on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at 2:00 PM Eastern.

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Antilux® 500 Achieves Food-Grade Approval

On May 5, 2017, the LANXESS business unit Rhein Chemie (RCH) announced that Antilux® 500 has achieved food grade approval and may be used in the production of articles determined for food contact.

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4 Must-See Sessions at the Silicone Elastomers US Summit

If you plan to attend the Smithers Rapra Silicone Elastomers US Summit June 27-28 in Philadelphia, you definitely won’t want to miss these four presentations featuring our products and technical services:

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