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XRD® Impact Institute Opens at Rogers Corporation R&D Center

Posted by Dave Sherman on Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 | No Comments »

The Rogers team is proud to announce the opening of the new XRD® Impact Institute location at the Rogers Corporation’s R&D Center (Rogers, CT).


Grand opening

Ken Robinson, Technical Solutions Engineer, Kicks Off the XRD Impact Institute Open House at Rogers R&D Center

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The XRD Impact Institute is Rogers’ in-house testing and design support center for customer applications utilizing XRD Technology.  The Institute provides the unique advantage of allowing brands and designers to take their product from conception to retail with the highest quality testing and engineering support available. Visit YouTube for an example of the XRD Impact Institute in action!

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XRD Protection Technology is designed for wearable impact protection, and it provides consistent performance and shock absorption even after repeated impacts and long-term use.  Flexible, comfortable and lightweight, XRD Technology is ideal for use in protective equipment across the spectrum of team, action and outdoor sports.

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Dave Sherman

Dave Sherman

Technical Design Solutions Manager at XRD® Impact Institute
Dave Sherman is the Innovation Leader at the XRD® Impact Institute - the research, design and testing facility of XRD® Impact Protection Technology. His experience involves a wide variety of foams including polyethlyene, polypropylene, EVA, rubber, polyurethane, silicone, and melamine. He has a Chemical Engineering degree from MIT and an MBA from RPI, as well as over 30 years of experience in the business of developing material solutions to meet demanding customer needs.

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