A Guide to Die-cut Gaskets

What is a gasket? A gasket is a piece of material that can be pressed between the faces or flanges of a joint to provide a seal. Gaskets allow for any tolerance to be taken up between the two faces, and also mask any surface irregularities, so that under compression the gasket forms a seal.…

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6 types of rubber we use

What are the 6 types of rubber we use in the rubber moulding process and why? 1. Silicone Rubber Moulding Silicone Rubber Moulding is used in many automotive, electronics and aerospace applications where resistance to temperature extremes is necessary. Examples of products include: low-smoke, low-toxicity products for the rail industry; FDA-approved bakeware mouldings and glow-in-the-dark…

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What are the differences between injection rubber moulding and compression rubber moulding?

injection rubber moulding

Compression and injection moulding are the main two processes by which rubber products are made. Compression moulding is an older (1850s) more simple process reliant on the user whilst injection rubber moulding (1960s) is a more high-tech automated approach. Both have their strengths and weaknesses depending on the required application.  This is our complete guide…

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SRM INDUSTRIES – SUPPORTING UK BUSINESS AT THIS TIME OF NEED SRM Industries are proud to be part of the keyworker network supporting people and businesses. We are running a 24 hour shift pattern to support the health sector at this time of need. We are here to help – With over 40 years experience producing…

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