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Seals

Rubber Moulding

Where performance counts, don’t make your seals an afterthought

A seal is either used to prevent two elements from coming apart or to prevent anything passing between them.

Seals

It may be that the best solution is a stand-alone moulding or a machined polyurethane u-seal, or it might be better to produce a dual material part with PTFE bonded directly to rubber, to ensure a low-friction seal which is still compliant as needed.

We offer a range of fluid power sealing solutions, with the option to prototype a seal by machining it in an engineering plastic, and then taking it to a moulded option once proven.

With so many manufacture and material options available, we can provide the technical solution to fulfill your requirements – including providing FEA analysis to establish how the seal will likely function and wear.

Chemical Compatibility and Physical Properties Chart

To better understand which materials might be suitable for your application, please take a look at our chemical compatibility chart – or better still, get in touch.

*These ratings are only a guide to the general suitability of each Polymer. Properties can be modified by specific formulation.

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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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