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R.D. Abbott to Feature Three New Technical Innovations and Services at International Elastomer Conference in Cleveland

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R.D. Abbott Company, Inc., to feature its latest technical innovations, products and services in Booth 730 at the 2017 International Elastomer Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, this October 1012.

Their featured technical innovations and services to include:

Liquid Additive Manufacturing (LAM) 3D printing* by German RepRap GmbH with Dow Corning Silastic LC 3335 Liquid Silicone Rubber
In-Molding Bonding (IMB) technologies with LORD adhesives
Architectural sealing with Cancarb N-990 Thermal Carbon Black and ARLANXEO Keltan (EPDM).

R.D. Abbott will also take part in the 192nd Technical Conference with these two papers:

In-Mold Bonding of Fluorinated Liquid Silicone Rubber to Thermoplastics and Metals
Presented by Rick Ziebell and coauthored by Jose Gonzalez of R.D. Abbott
(Tuesday, October 10 | 3:15 3:45 p.m.)

Thermal Carbon Black (N-990) for Processing Performance in Architectural Sealing
Presented by Rick Ziebell and coauthored by Matt Rogers of R.D. Abbott
(Thursday, October 12 | 1:00 1:30 p.m.)

Several of R.D. Abbotts supplier partners will also be exhibiting and presenting technical papers at the conference, including: 3M, Alpha Technologies, Blachford, ARLANXEO, Burlan Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Franklynn Mold Release, Hallstar, Kraton Performance Polymers, LANXESS, LORD Corporation, and TSE Industries.

For more information about the International Elastomer Conference and R.D. Abbotts participation, please visit

*Patent pending

About R.D. Abbott Company, Inc. (RDAbbott)
R.D. Abbott is a full-service supplier thats been serving the rubber industry since 1948. We are staffed with rubber industry experts, equipped with comprehensive testing laboratories, and stocked with leading elastomer products in warehouse locations throughout North America. Our featured laboratory services include in-house design and development capabilities (under ISO 9001:2008) with a technical team that specializes in formulation development and optimization, material testing, process engineering assistance, product characterization, and innovation development. Our product line encompasses a best-in-class list of elastomeric polymers, rubber chemicals, fillers, bonding agents, and testing equipment-all from respected manufacturers with trusted name brands. (

About International Elastomer Conference
According to the Rubber Division, ACS (American Chemical Society) conference website, the International Elastomer Conference is the premier place where customers, suppliers of materials, equipment, tools and services, and educators come together. This event is the one place, one time of year, where you find the best of the best of our industry all under one roof. It provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, observations, regulatory reforms and emerging scientific technologies, as well as learning, networking, seeing current customers and making new ones. This conference takes place every October. It is held in Cleveland, Ohio, on the odd numbered years and travels to different locations on the even numbered years. (

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