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January Chapter Meeting

Happy New Year From High Desert SAMPE

Date:  January 28, 2014
Time:  6:00 P.M.
Location:  AERO Institute
38256 Sierra Hwy
Palmdale, CA 93550

Catered Dinner
$15.00 Per Person

Every dinner includes; meat dish, vegetarian casserole, dessert, coffee, tea water and soda.


SPEAKERS: Dr. Vincent B. Tucci, Engineering Manager, Parker Hannifin - Chomerics Corp.

Dr. Tucci earned his Doctorate from University of Massachusetts Lowell under Professor Arthur Waterson. After finishing his Ph.D., he worked as a senior chemist for Raytheon Corporation’s Materials engineering section. At Raytheon he split his time between, production support and Research and Development. At Parker, in the Chomerics Corporation’s compounding division, he has concentrated on R&D efforts in the fields of silicones, biosensors and new particle technology.


  • High Temperature Silicone Material
  • Explanation of functionalized POSS, for use in silicone hybrids
  • Increased decomposition temperatures with low loading
  • Further enhancement possble for increased decomposition temperatures
  • Softness and low shore A of a typical silicone can be maintained
  • Stearic effects will be discussed


PLEASE NOTE: Due to limited space please RSVP NOW to Dr. Roger Fountain or Ashok Shah:
Dr. Roger Fountain:  Roger.Fountain@lmco.com  phone:   661-572-2832

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