RP for rubber parts

July 6, 2009
A service bureau provides custom rubber prototypes.
The ProtoFast service from Rubber Industries Inc. makes rubber parts from prints in just 10 days. This lets designers quickly and easily evaluate and test different rubber formulations including thermoset materials, silicones, fluouroelastomers, fluorosilicones, and liquid silicone rubber. In-house elastomer testing assures quality requirements are met for contamination and UV and chemical resistance. Once a prototype part is designed and tested, the company has complete rubber and silicone production facilities to perform small, medium, and high-volume molding, assembly, and packaging. Rubber Industries Inc., Shakopee, Minn., www.rubberindustries.com

Sponsored Recommendations

The entire spectrum of drive technology

June 5, 2024
Read exciting stories about all aspects of maxon drive technology in our magazine.

MONITORING RELAYS — TYPES AND APPLICATIONS

May 15, 2024
Production equipment is expensive and needs to be protected against input abnormalities such as voltage, current, frequency, and phase to stay online and in operation for the ...

Solenoid Valve Mechanics: Understanding Force Balance Equations

May 13, 2024
When evaluating a solenoid valve for a particular application, it is important to ensure that the valve can both remain in state and transition between its de-energized and fully...

Solenoid Valve Basics: What They Are, What They Do, and How They Work

May 13, 2024
A solenoid valve is an electromechanical device used to control the flow of a liquid or gas. It is comprised of two features: a solenoid and a valve. The solenoid is an electric...

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Machine Design, create an account today!