Designing with Silicone for Space

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Tuesday, November 17th, 2020
Session 1: 08:00 to 09:00 am PST / 11:00 to 12:00pm EST

Designing a new satellite has it's challenges, but finding the right low outgassing material shouldn’t be one. NuSil, a global leader in space-grade silicone will have an industry expert explore silicone's capabilities and how they can enable and protect your application. After attending this webinar, you will walk away knowing:

  • History of silicones in the space industry
  • The fundamentals of low outgassing silicones
  • How to choose the right silicones for your application

Presented by:

Timothy Steckler

Dr. Timothy Steckler has a background in chemistry with a bachelor’s degree from Winona State University in Minnesota and PhD in organic chemistry with a focus on polymer chemistry from the University of Florida. This was followed by a postdoc at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden where he furthered his organic and polymer chemistry knowledge.

Tim joined NuSil’s team about six years ago in the Process Engineering and Technical support group, bringing solid organic and polymer chemistry expertise. Since then he also contributed to the NuSil product line in the Advanced Technologies Product Development group as a Technologist. Now as an Applications Engineer he combines his past experiences while working with customers to help targeted product development and provide continued technical support. Tim has a passion for science which he enjoys applying as he collaborates with customers to deliver novel specialty silicones.

Avantor®, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. Our portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development and production activities in the industries we serve. One of our greatest strengths comes from having a global infrastructure that is strategically located to support the needs of our customers. Our global footprint enables us to serve more than 225,000 customer locations and gives us extensive access to research laboratories and scientists in more than 180 countries. We set science in motion to create a better world.