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Luis Antonio Tormento

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Operational Chemical Engineer with specialization in rubber compounding and processing: - Vast knowledge on rubber molding techniques: extrusion, press and injection molding. - Marketing expertise on the development of applications of rubber chemicals, precipitated silica and specialty rubbers. - In his career he developed numerous production compounds for automotive and industrial hose, rubber mats, retread compounds, tire compounds, shoe soles and molded products. TPE/TPV/TPO applications

Experience in the area

I have 36 years working in plant processing of hose, tire, shoes and press/injected cured rubber compounds and technical assistance for two big raw material suppliers: Chemtura and Nitriflex. Actually I have my own company

Organizations

2006-2011 - Rubber Division Director - Brazil Rubber Group 2008-2009 - Vice President - Brazil Rubber Group 2002-2007 - President - Brazil Rubber Group 2000-2001 - Technical Director - Brazil Rubber Group

Publications

Several papers published on magazines, congress and conferences about rubber processing and compounding

Education/Credentials

Chemical Engineer by FEI - Brazil (1979) Advanced Rubber Technology - Rubber Division (1992) University Expert on Plastic and Rubber - UNED (Spain) - 2002

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Recent Answers from Luis Antonio Tormento

2016-09-26 Rubber compounding:

The description of PHR as stated on (https://www.tut.fi/ms/muo/vert/8_processing/2.3.htm) is    PHR  Parts Per Hundred Rubber (PHR). This is used for the calculation of formulas. The compound ingredients

2015-03-07 formulation:

You can use Nordel or other EPDM with high ethylene content, cured by peroxide 7-9 phr of DCP 40, with 2-3 phr of a co-agent.  Relating to co-agent using TAC the crosslink density will be high and the

2014-11-28 formulation:

You can use Nordel or other EPDM with high ethylene content, cured by peroxide 7-9 phr of DCP 40, with 2-3 phr of a co-agent.  Relating to co-agent using TAC the crosslink density will be high and the

2014-11-21 formulation:

Please,  Give me more information about some properties:  - Hardness  - Tensile strength and elongation  - Color  - Pocess of production    And I will send you the apropriate formulation.    Luis

2014-08-14 EPDM Rubber odor reduction:

Dear Andrew,    The best is to cure the EPDM compound using a peroxide and a co-agent and after curing do a oven treatmente for 4 hours at 100C.    Other think check if the odor is not related to the type

 

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