Advanced Materials Training

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At 3M, we’re committed to delivering a unique portfolio of advanced materials training to help you invent solutions for tomorrow’s challenges. ​

Webinar Series

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    3M's Advanced Materials Division has several technology platforms which provide advanced additive and ingredient technologies. They are engineered to survive extreme heat, harsh chemicals, and crushing pressures and also to enhanced reliability, performance, efficiency, and productivity. AdMD focuses on Ceramics, Glass Bubbles, Fluorosurfactants, Fluorothermoplastics and of course Fluoroelastomers. This series of seven webinars will give the viewer a basic understanding of 3M's Fluoroelastomer polymer, how it is cured, compounding and processing. Also contained in this series are two webinars focusing on 3M's Perfluorinated elastomers and our newest peroxide cured polymers.

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  • This previously recorded, introductory webinar explores 3M's fluoroelastomers and will provides a high level overview of the types available, how they cured, and physical, thermal and chemical properties.

    45 min presentation, 15 min Q&A
    Previously recorded.

  • This webinar is the first in a series that explore 3M's fluoroelastomers and will provide a look at the monomers used in making fluoroelastomers, the various polymer types available from 3M and some of the basic properties you can expect.

    30 min presentation, 15 min Q&A
    Wednesday, February 24 – 10:00AM CST

  • This course will be focused on introducing fluoroelastomer cure chemistry, including the basics of crosslinking, types of cure systems used, cure mechanisms, the role of metal oxides play in curing and a brief overview of post curing.

    45 min presentation, 15 min Q&A
    Wednesday, March 24 – 10:00AM CST

  • In this webinar segment we will go over some basic compounding of fluoroelastomers. You will learn about typical compounds, the role of metal oxides and hydroxides, various filler types, and processing aids.

    30 min presentation, 15 min Q&A
    Wednesday, April 28 - 10:00AM CST

  • In this course you will learn about the various ways fluoroelastomers can be mixed, the basic processes used to produce parts, adhesion capabilities and a brief overview of chemical and thermal resistance properties.

    30 min presentation, 15 min Q&A
    Wednesday, May 26 – 10:00AM CST

  • This high level overview is concentrated on what perfluorinated elastomers are, what markets and applications they are used in, and the types of gums and compounds available from 3M.

    30 min presentation, 15 min Q&A
    Wednesday, June 23 – 10:00AM CST


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