Industry Feature: O-Rings in the Aviation Industry

O-Ring Materials

Aircraft depend on their O-rings, so it is crucial for aircraft engineers to use O-ring materials and designs that provide resilience in demanding elements. Extreme heat/cold and radical temperature fluctuations are just some of the hostile conditions of specific concern in the aerospace industry. Today we discuss some innovations in O-Ring materials that can prolong… Read more »

How to Choose the Right Rubber Gaskets for Your Application

Different Shapes and Sizes of Gaskets

There are many different tasks that call for gaskets. Gaskets are crucial for preventing the leak of fluids or air in a variety of different applications. Since gaskets are available in many different sizes and materials, selecting the right gasket can be a challenging and sometimes overwhelming experience. Below we discuss some tips on how… Read more »

Identifying a Damaged O-Ring and How to Fix It

Wide Variety of Rubber ORings

O-Rings are one of the most common seals used in machine design today. A mechanical gasket in the shape of a doughnut, an O-Ring is a loop of elastomer with a round cross-section, designed to be placed in a groove and compressed during assembly between two or more parts, creating a seal at the interface…. Read more »

Choosing and Storing Rubber Bushings For Longer Use

Rubber Bushings for Vehicles

What exactly are rubber bushings? A bushing is a vibration isolator that serves as an interface between two parts and as a buffer, absorbs some of the energy produced by the interaction of those two parts. It separates two parts while allowing a limited amount of movement, thus minimizing vibration, shock and even noise. They… Read more »

What to Keep in Mind When Buying Rubber Grommets Online

rubber grommets online

Any boot or shoe manufacturer can tell you what an essential piece of hardware the rubber grommet is. Used to reinforce boot and sneaker lace holes, the rubber grommet is a hot commodity to manufacturers not only in the shoewear industry┬ábut many others like the automotive and electrical industries. For many business owners, the old… Read more »

Looking for Water Jet Cutting Services in New Hampshire?

Water Jet Cutting Services New Hampshire

Did you know that Manufacturer’s Rubber & Supply offers nationwide water jet cutting services? This unique cutting service was introduced back in the 1930’s to the manufacturing world and remains a top option in the industry today for precise cutting of a wide range of materials. Below we will cover what water jet cutting is,… Read more »

Industrial Suction Cups for Material Handling

Suction Cups Diagrams

We often take for granted the power and convenience of a simple suction cup. How do suction cups work? They are typically┬áround, shallow cups made of a flexible material that you attach to a surface by pressing the cup against the surface until the air between the cup and surface is removed. They are manufactured… Read more »

3 Ways To Use Push In Rubber Bumpers-In Your Home

Push In Rubber Bumpers for Washer Dryer

Our home is our sanctuary; it is a haven that welcomes us from a long day at work. As homeowners, we spend valuable time and money to make and keep our home safe, functional and beautiful. Did you know a simple push-in rubber bumper can make use as a valuable tool to help keep your… Read more »

5 Uses for Rubber Grommets (You Haven’t Thought of Yet)

Grommets online for DIY projects

Due to the many home renovation and decor shows on television, Do It Yourself (DIY) projects have become extremely popular. DIY projects allow you to complete smaller, more simple projects on your own instead of waiting for a professional. One simple product can help you fulfill a number of projects around the house: the rubber… Read more »

The Exclusive Sealing Benefits of Parker O-Rings

Parker O-Ring Installation and extraction tools

An O-Ring is one of the most basic, yet highly critical, precision mechanical components ever developed. An improper choice of O-ring could lead to time-consuming, costly, and potentially dangerous consequences of seal leakage. Since 1944, Parker O-Ring Division has been one of the most reliable manufacturers and worldwide suppliers of precision-engineered o-rings. Below we will… Read more »