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Thermax® application

Carbon Composite

When added to the resin before impregnation, Thermax® carbon black can increase carbon deposition thereby reducing the time and cost involved in densification of carbon-carbon composites. It is also a premier product for thermal insulation in CVI (chemical vapour infiltration) and graphitizing furnaces.

TECHnical bulletins

Millathane

Thermax® N990 was tested in a millable polyurethane compound. Utilizing N990 in place of highly reinforcing fillers resulted in lower viscosity, lower compression set, and higher resilience.
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FKM Automotive Gaskets and Seals

Thermax® N990 replaced N774 in an FKM seal compound resulting in reduced viscosity, lower cost, and equal or better sealing.
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EPDM Engine Mount

Thermax® N990 replaces N550 in an EPDM engine mount compound resulting in reduced viscosity and increased metal adhesion.
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HNBR Automotive Hose

Thermax® N990 replaces N762 in an HNBR automotive hose compound resulting in decreased compression set and improvements in heat and fluid aging properties.
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Silicone Platinum Cure Systems

Thermax® N990 is added as a pigment to platinum cured silicone without negatively impacting the vulcanization.
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Silicone DCBP Cure Systems

Thermax® N990 is added as a pigment to DCBP cured silicone without negatively impacting the vulcanization.
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Electrical Resistivity

The volume resistivity of Thermax® N990 is compared to furnace blacks and mineral fillers in EPDM and NR compounds.
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Taiwan REACH

The Taiwan REACH regulation is currently in progress and Cancarb, as a member of the International Carbon Black Association, is working closely with Taiwan authorities to ensure full compliance and registration of our Thermax® products.  More information will be posted here as it develops. For further information please contact customer_service@cancarb.com Cancarb Regulatory Status
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Korea REACH

The Korea REACH regulation is currently in progress and Cancarb, as a member of the International Carbon Black Association, is working closely with Korean authorities to ensure full compliance and registration of our Thermax® products.  More information will be posted here as it develops. For further information please contact customer_service@cancarb.com Cancarb Regulatory Status
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China REACH

The China REACH regulation is currently in progress and Cancarb, as a member of the International Carbon Black Association, is working closely with China authorities to ensure full compliance and registration of our Thermax® products.  More information will be posted here as it develops. For further information please contact customer_service@cancarb.com Cancarb Regulatory Status
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EU REACH

Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), is a European Union regulation that came into force on June 1st, 2007. Officially called Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 of the European Parliament, the legislation requires manufacturers and/or importers of chemicals to register those substances in accordance with the procedures prescribed within the Regulation. At Cancarb, we actively and diligently maintain compliance
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YMCA River Run

Cancarb is the title sponsor for the YMCA River Run, which has been held in June for each of the past 35 years. Cancarb employees certainly enjoy the volunteer opportunities the event generates which often includes more than 25% of our staff. In addition to promoting community wellness, the YMCA River Run raises money for the YMCA’s various wellness programs
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The Robb Nash Project

In March 2020 Cancarb was a major sponsor of the Rob Nash Project in Medicine Hat. This is an immersive concert experience that engages young people through the power of music and storytelling to address topics related to mental health such as depression, self-harm, addiction, bullying, and suicidal ideation. The Project is very highly regarded having received many accolades including
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United Way South Eastern Alberta

Cancarb is an ongoing patron of the local United Way, matching the first $5000 of employee donations each year during their annual fundraising drive. In 2019 together we proudly raised a total of $22,598 for this very worthy community charity.    
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Medicine Hat Public Library

Cancarb is the proud, title sponsor of The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour. This event is a major fundraising event for the Medicine Hat Public Library held in January of each year. Medicine Hat Public Library Website  
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Cancarb Educational Scholarships

Cancarb provides scholarships totaling > $4200 every year to various local junior high, high school and college students supporting them in their educational dreams.  
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Be Youth Centre

Cancarb is proud to sponsor Be Youth Centre. Be Youth provides a fun and safe environment that welcomes all youth aged 11-17 with free programming to try something new, meet friends and participate in the community all while enjoying social-recreational activities.  Be Youth Centre Website
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Kiwanis Science Fair

Cancarb sponsors the Kiwanis Southeast Alberta Science Fair with monetary and volunteer contributions. Supporting the next generation of innovative carbon black engineers and scientists!
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Helping Families

Bridges Family Programs builds on strengths for the betterment of children, youth, families and the community, by providing information, family support and community connections allowing families to become resilient, self-reliant and realize their potential. In 2020 Cancarb matched Cancarb employees’ contributions to Bridges, raising more than $3400 for their programs. Bridges Family Programs Association website  
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Community Giving

  In 2020 Cancarb seconded two student interns to the Food Bank for a period of 3 weeks to support them during the COVID crisis when many of their volunteers could not be as active as normal.  The students were kept busy at the Food Bank helping them to keep the operation running, all the while maintaining the necessary social
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CR Automotive Hose Cover

Thermax® N990 replaces N550 in a CR automotive hose cover compound leading to a reduction in viscosity and compression set.
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Butyl Rubber Condenser Packings

Thermax® N990 replaces N762 in a butyl condenser packing compound in order to increase volume resistivity.
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BIMS Inner Liner Compounds

Thermax® N990 replaces N660 in a BIMSM inner liner compound resulting in improved impermeability.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Medicine Hat and District It’s a tradition for Cancarb to sponsor the annual report and board meeting of the local branch Big Brothers Big Sisters. And in 2020 Cancarb was proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of Bowl for Kid’s Sake, the organization’s largest annual fundraiser.  
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Donation Drive

The Mustard Seed is a safe and supportive place where people experiencing problems associated with poverty and homelessness can have their physical needs met in the short term, but also begin to heal and grow mentally, emotionally, and spiritually for a better life down the road. In 2020 Cancarb matched Cancarb employees’ contributions to The Mustard Seed, raising awareness and
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