Elastomers at Low Temperatures
Organised by the Rubber in Engineering Group of IOM3
This event will be held online in light of the Covid-19 imposed travel and social distancing restrictions.
This afternoon technical discussion meeting (ATDM) will examine the use of elastomers when used in low temperature environments.
This event is free to attend due to the generous sponsorship from ARTIS.
13:30 Introduction - Prof James Busfield (QMUL)
13:45 Compounding low temperature elastomers for extreme conditions by Michael Winrow, Clwyd Compounders
Clwyd Compounders has an extensive polymer portfolio with a wide range of compounds custom formulated to meet the low temperature requirements for their customers' end applications. They are well versed in designing specially formulated compounds to withstand the demands of extreme conditions and the specifications they must meet.
14:15 Specifying Compounds for Performance at Low Temperatures by Izaak Watson, Martins Rubber Company Ltd
Based on industry feedback they investigate the challenges application engineers face when selecting elastomer seals for use at low temperature. They will compare different methods for characterising performance in the laboratory and discuss the significance for the application.