3M is sharing a white paper that compares the long-term compression stress relaxation (CSR) of hydrocarbon rubbers to FKM, a category of materials that include 3M™ Dyneon™ fluoroelastomers. All these materials were immersed in organic acid technology (OAT) coolant and in ethylene glycol coolant for 3000 hours.
RDAbbott has been named one of Rubber News’ Best Places to Work in 2021. Rubber News sponsors the competition annually and announced this year’s winners on November 1. This is the second time RDAbbott has been named to the publication’s “Best Places to Work” List, which recognizes rubber industry companies based on employee satisfaction. RDAbbott was also named to this distinguished list in 2019.
3M is sharing a sales sheet that compares the performance of three 3M™ Dyneon™ Fluoroelastomers with HNBR and EPDM rubber after these materials were heat aged in coolants.
FiteBac Dental, manufacturer of patented antimicrobial compounds and additives for dentistry and medicine, partners with RDAbbott and NovationSi to synergize the effectiveness of FiteBac’s non-leaching, durable and persistent bactericidal, fungicidal, and virucidal in synthetic and silicone polymer systems for revolutionary medical and dental devices.
RDAbbott is sharing a recording of their recent webinar titled “Improving Self-Lubricating LSR in Sealing Applications with a Novel Third-Stream Additive.” This one-hour course about a new Dow liquid silicone rubber (LSR) product was livestreamed on October 19, 2021.
RDAbbott recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the headquarters for NovationSi, its manufacturing subsidiary, at 25 Foundation Place in Barberton, Ohio. The 127,126 sq. ft. facility is also the Northeast hub for RDAbbott. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Friday, October 8, 2021, at 8:30 AM and followed by guided tours.
3M is sharing a video that shows how its 3M™ Dyneon™ Fluoroelastomers resist chemical absorption and swelling when immersed in methanol.
3M is sharing a video that explains how compression stress relaxation testing is helping automotive manufacturers solve sealing challenges.
3M is sharing a PDF brochure with starter recipes for its 3M™ Dyneon™ Fluoroelastomers, advanced materials for automotive seals and hoses. These recipes are engineered within desirable property windows for automotive applications and can help give you a competitive edge.
3M is sharing a recording of a recent webinar called “Peroxide Cured Fluoroelastomers in Automotive Applications.” This one-hour course provides an overview of fluoroelastomers in various automotive applications, introduces next-generation peroxide cured products from 3M, and shares a case study about coolant resistance.