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Splicing Rubber

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Splicing Rubber

 

  • Cold Splicing

    Simply a matter of gluing two or more pieces of a seal together using quick-setting glue such as cyano-acrylate or super glue. Generally, cold splicing is less expensive depending on the complexity of the cross section and design of the seal. It is faster and usually a little stronger; however, it is a great deal more unsightly and can be brittle. The seal will also have different properties than the sealed material. There are few, if any, tooling costs.

 

  • Hot Splicing

    Considered to be the industry standard and is most desirable when cosmetics are a concern. The glue used in hot splicing is rubber-based and has to be cured, or vulcanized, in place. This creates a splice that has reasonable strength, retains a lot of the properties of the seal itself and is not nearly as noticeable. The process may take longer than cold splicing depending on the cross section. This process requires some tooling costs for the curing process; therefore, it is also a little more expensive.

 

  • Injection Splicing

    Works similar to injection molding. A mold is created so that two or more pieces of a seal can be inserted into the tooling. A polymer is then injected or transferred into the mold cavity, adhering the ends of the seal and creating a continuous o-ring or multi-sided gasket. The process allows for much greater detail work on the seal, and it generally produces a splice that is very aesthetically pleasing. It is the slowest and most expensive of the three splicing techniques. This method often requires significant tooling, which can also be expensive.

materials

  • SBR
  • Neoprene (Chloroprene Polymer)
  • EPDM (Ethylene Propylene)
  • Buna-N (Nitrile)
  • Natural Rubber
  • Butyl
  • Hypalon
  • Urethane
  • Silicone
  • Fluorosilicone
  • Fluoroelastomer
  • Viton (R)
  • Thermoplastic Rubber
  • FDA Rubber

We do high volume commercial stamping of metallic & non-metallic gaskets, washers and shims.

S&H Rubber. specializes in precision die cutting of washers, gaskets and diaphragms with the ability to hold +/-.005 (five thousandth) on critical dimensions.

We manufacture simple O.D./I.D. washers and gaskets to custom shapes and complex configurations. We manufacture gaskets and from most non-metallic materials including rubber, sponge, paper, plasitc and foam. Our extensive tooling inventory and in-house die department means rapid turn around for you. S&H Rubber meets precision tolerancing by manufacturing our own dies. We have a full machine shop for quick turn-around and precision tooling.

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S&H Rubber manufactures molded and extruded rubber parts.

With our diverse equipment, we can run one part to one million. Our numerous molding presses allow us to be vesatile for quick set-ups and turn-around delivery. We have ready sources for numerous SPEC materials and we are established on several QPL-qualitfied product list.

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1141 E. Elm Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone: 714-525-0277
CERTIFICATIONS
S&H Rubber is an ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100C certified. S & H Rubber is a world-class, versatile supplier of custom molded and rubber extrusion products