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COMPOUND DESIGN AND TESTING

Our people and the skills they have are our biggest and most valued resource, and we are incredibly proud of the innovations that we have made in recent years.

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Pushing boundaries to deliver optimum materials

With engineers and material technologists on site, we are always pushing boundaries to deliver innovative, optimum materials that have proven performance capabilities.

To support their work we have facilities specifically for the development and prototyping of new materials, including processing equipment and a lab mill for mixing small sample batches for testing.

We have test facilities on site as well as relationships with testing houses for more unique or industry-specific test requirements.

Our materials are designed for both the specific application requirements and the manufacturing process, to ensure that the product can be repeatably manufactured to a high standard.

To see some of the novel materials that we have developed for industry,Ā visit our page detailing recent material developments.

Rubber compound development

Our expertise in action

Custom solutions to ensure MXGP pole position

All our customers want volumes of parts; sometimes they just need a small batch, manufactured to exacting specifications with absolute performance in mind. Challenge: To design and produce parts for improved performance on a competition racing...

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Critical components test the boundaries of moulding techniques

Rubber is the ideal solution for a fuel hose - it can cope with extreme chemicals and provides flexibility. However, when trying to design for both safety and space-saving, a unique challenge is presented. Challenge: To...

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FEA simulation for crash test readiness

Finite element analysis can be used not only for understanding wear and reducing the cost of prototyping but also as part of a critical safety analysis prior to real-world tests. The challenge: To assist a commercial...

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Designing for production efficiencies

The processing industry is under pressure to offer efficiencies and cost-savings at all stages of their process. Consistent, reliable supply is the backbone of a productive business - and sometimes design for manufacture is key. The...

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Putting aesthetics at the forefront

There are times when the appearance of a product is equally as important as the function; if we know that from the outset we will design and manufacture with the visual impact as a priority. The...

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Designing around existing components for bespoke solutions

Often, our customers do not have CAD facilities; they rely upon us to take their vision and work with it to propose and develop a suitable solution. The challenge: To conceptualise and develop the design of...

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A race against time for design and production

For many of our customers their products are constantly going through re-design and development for improvement; we have to align ourselves with that process, often against tough deadlines. The challenge: To replicate a moulded rubber HNBR...

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