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Design Guide

Elastomers and Thermoplastics Engineering Design Guide

This comprehensive design tool details rubber and plastic design issues including a materials overview and prototype mold design considerations.

Designing Rubber Components

Designing Rubber Components

Key factors to consider when designing a new rubber component.

Elastomers / Materials

Elastomers / Materials

Choosing the right material is crucial.  Learn more about available compounds here.

Designing Plastic Components

Designing Plastic Components

Key factors to consider when designing a new plastic component.

Plastic  Thermoplastic Elastomer Materials

Plastic & Thermoplastic Elastomer Materials

Not all plastic is created equal.  Learn about options and advantages here.

Rubber / Standard Parts

Rubber / Standard Parts

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics created the original Quad Ring Seal®

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