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Discover leadership in EPDM rubber technology at the International Rubber Expo™ 2012

A global leader in EPDM rubber since the introduction of Vistalon™ EPDM rubber over 50 years ago, ExxonMobil Chemical demonstrated its commitment and technology leadership to the industry at the 182nd International Rubber Expo™ Technical Meeting & Educational Symposium in Cincinnati, Ohio, October 9-11, 2012.

Technology leadership
Through an ongoing commitment to technology advancement the Vistalon™ EPDM rubber portfolio has continued to evolve to meet the changing needs of customers. Today, it is renowned for enhanced processing and finished product performance.

New Vistalon™ EPDM grades
Utilizing the benefits of advanced metallocene technology, new Vistalon™ EPDM rubber grades provide improved compression set at low and high temperatures for extruded profiles and hoses, and injection molded seals.

Demonstrating application technology expertise
The event’s Technical Meeting  featured two presentations from ExxonMobil Chemical which focused on developments in application technology in the automotive industry

  • “New EPDM Grades with Improved Processing Characteristics for Automotive Weatherseal Applications” by Mark Welker, PhD, Staff Chemist, Thermoset Application Technology Development, Global Specialty Polymers Technology, ExxonMobil Chemical on Wednesday, Oct. 10 (afternoon session) 
  • “Effect of Cured Liner Gauge on Tire Performance” by R. Christopher Napier, Elastomers Applications Engineer, Global Specialty Polymers Technology, ExxonMobil Chemical on Tuesday, Oct. 9 (morning session)

Visit us at our booth 
Customers around the world have come to rely on the enhanced processing and finished product performance of consistent, high-quality Vistalon™ EPDM rubber. They joined us to find out why at our booth.