Insert Molding and Overmolding
Rubber to Substrate Bonding
Flexan is an industry leader in the effective bonding of rubber compounds to a variety of substrates, including metal, plastic and ceramics, using rubber insert molding or rubber overmolding as part of the molding process, depending on the application. Molding rubber over an insert, such as a metal stamping, or overmolding a part with rubber can streamline the final assembly and produce a stronger part with a longer working life for the OEM’s end customer. Flexan is experienced with developing the right compounds for adhesion in high performance applications and preparing the surface of the insert properly to ensure a strong bond.