2020 Thermoplastic Elastomers Conference

Faith Howard

Faith Howard


Innovative Santoprene™ B265 Grades for Automotive Corner Molding and End-Cap Weatherseals


ExxonMobil has improved and expanded its existing Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) portfolio with the development of new bonding grades for corner molds and end-caps in weatherseals. Santoprene TPV B265 grades bring innovative enabling technology by offering low coefficient of friction (COF) properties combined with enhanced bonding performance to TPV and EPDM substrates, and a harmonious weatherseal appearance, while being easy to process. 

About the Speaker

Faith Howard graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Masters of Science in Polymer Engineering. Faith began her career at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.

In 2000, Faith started working for ExxonMobil as a Senior Process Engineer for Santoprene™. In the last 20 years with the company she has worked in various technical roles supporting Synthetics and Intermediates Businesses. Faith currently supports ExxonMobil Customers as a Santoprene™ Application Development Engineer.

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