Bonded Rubber Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of bonded rubber companies and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top bonded rubber companies with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find bonded rubber companies that can design and engineer bonded rubber to your companies specifications. Then contact the bonded rubber companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product news articles. Whether you are looking for bonded rubber pistons, side bonded rubber, metal rubber glue bonding services, or customized bonded rubber, this is the resource for you.

  • Santa Fe Springs, CA

    RD Rubber Technology Corp is an ISO 9001:2015 / AS9100:2016 certified and ITAR registered company. We offer compression, transfer, injection and Liquid Injection molding, rubber to metal bonding, engineering support, tooling design, machining and more. Our customers rely on us to give them the best possible production solutions for rubber molding. From aerospace to medical, food processing to military applications we build trust by being responsive to your needs.

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  • Stuart, FL

    Since 1984 we have been providing excellent high performance solution to our client’s toughest bonded metal to rubber issues. Our skilled teams of engineers and technicians will work closely with you in order to ensure that we are filling your exact requirements on the products that we provide. Allow us to show you the difference when you work with true experienced professionals. Visit our website today or email us to learn more!

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  • Strongsville, OH

    For over 30 years, GSH has provided top quality contract manufacturing services, and we strive to remain on the cutting edge of our industry. With our 45,000 square foot facility and over 100 years of combined experience, we are dedicated to providing superior customer services and help you find the right product for your application. For further inquiries, call or visit us online today to see what else we can do for you!

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  • Trenton, NJ

    Pierce-Roberts Rubber Co. specializes in quality rubber and plastic molded products designed to meet our customer's specified requirements. We introduce producers of polymer based products to new/existing technologies through a diversified supply base. This is accomplished by strong supplier and customer relationships. Services include: injection molding, rotational molding, extrusion and thermoforming.

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  • Trevose, PA

    From molding products made of homogeneous rubber, to rubber bonded to metal as well as other various materials. Mason Rubber makes efficient use of state of the art technology to produce a quality product. No matter how small or large your production requirements are, Mason Rubber is able to meet your special needs.

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  • Rochester Hills, MI

    Our economical products are made from high-quality solutions that will last you for many years to come. We are a dependable manufacturer that will work with you every step of the way. Here at Bushings, we pre-test all of our products to ensure your satisfaction. Please give us a call today to learn more information!

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  • Rootstown, OH

    We specialize in creating custom molded solutions for a number of industries. All of our products will be delivered on time and we put your needs as our highest priority. These superb products are simple to maintain and we strive to forge a long-lasting relationship with your business.

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Bonded Rubber Industry Information

Bonded Rubber

Bonded rubber is a natural or synthetic elastomeric substance that is permanently adhered to another hard material, usually metals like steel grades, aluminum, and brass, although rubber is bonded to glass and plastic as well. The rubber is at first uncured, then injected or poured into a mold containing the metal substrate. The substances making up the rubber material must not bleed rapidly to the surface of the uncured stock.

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Types of Rubber for Bonded Rubber

Any type of rubber can be bonded to another harder material, including natural, pure rubber, neoprene, silicon, EPDM, and nitrile. Each of these rubber compounds have unique benefits and qualities, including temperature resistance, water resistance, durability, ability to withstand high psi, continuous wear and contact with oil or chemicals. With each specific rubber offering unique capabilities, many manufacturers of rubber bonded to metal procedures offer custom design options so that the customer may get exactly what they want. Rubber effectively forms a water and air tight seal with metal with the use of an adhesive coating between the two. Types of adhesives that work well between metals and rubbers include industrial adhesives such as silicone and polyurethane. This forms many different products, usually for industrial rather than commercial use, including medical instruments, bearings, gears, plugs, washers, vibration dampeners, rubber lined tanks, building construction components, rubber-lined piping systems, and many others.

Components in Bonded Rubber Process

There are three main components within the rubber to metal bonding process: the metal substrate, the rubber material, and the adhesive agents that bond the two together. The process of forming the bonded product is simple and could take over an hour to complete depending on the type of metal and rubber used. The substrate must be thoroughly cleaned and degreased before the bonding can start. Then, it is coated with a primer and top coat of adhesives, either solvent or water based. Then the most important part of bonding, the molding process, takes place next. The rubber material is heated and injected or poured into the mold cavity that now contains the metal substrate. Once the mold is filled and the metal component is positioned perfectly, the rubber is given a chance to cure and is then removed from the mold when dry. Sometimes plated inserts are added into the mold to enhance the strength and durability of the part. Bonded rubber and metal products are durable, long lasting, and bonded together to form an extremely strong seal. The bond is actually stronger than the elastomeric rubber itself, so if there is product failure, it lies in the rubber's inability to withstand pressure.

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