Catheter Design Webinar

Posted by flexan
10/19/18 06:22 PM
Check out our webinar “Designing Vascular Access Catheters-Avoiding Costly and Life Threatening Mistakes” here: http://event.on24.com/wcc/r/1366129/3EEC500D14351644AC8AE55C32EE3B55?partnerref=FlexanWebsite
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MDM Minneapolis

Posted by flexan
10/18/18 07:33 PM
Please visit us at booth 1810 at the upcoming MDM Minneapolis show!
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Four Critical Operations in Custom Rubber Molding for Miniature Pneumatics Applications

Posted by flexan
07/30/18 03:19 PM
Miniature pneumatic parts made from custom rubber molding are powering a growing number of new medical devices, laboratory equipment and other devices that employ fluid power in small packages. These important components are responsible for controlling the flow and pressure of air and gases in such uses as ventilators, oxygen compressors and gas detectors. Rubber molding is often used to create seals and valves in miniature pneumatic parts that are required to function well in challenging environments, time after time. For custom rubber molding of miniature pneumatics parts, success depends upon four operations: Material selection and custom compounding Precision tooling for tight tolerances Finishing and cleaning operations Inspection and quality control Miniature pneumatic applications using custom rubber molding are growing...
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Military Equipment Demands Quality in Every Molded Rubber Part

Posted by flexan
07/30/18 03:01 PM
For mission-critical military vehicles and armaments, every molded rubber part must be absolutely reliable, functioning time after time in life-and-death situations. Manufacturers of military equipment and their suppliers need to work closely to develop parts that can stand up to the harshest operating environments while meeting U.S. and international regulations for quality. A Salute to America’s Veterans As an American-owned company, Flexan has been a proud supplier of custom molded rubber parts for military applications since our founding shortly after World War II. We salute the men and women who have served our country through the armed forces on Veterans Day, and we pledge to deliver the highest quality molded rubber components for modern military requirements, every day, with every...
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Four Considerations in Designing Molded Rubber Parts Versus Molded Plastic Parts

Posted by flexan
07/30/18 03:00 PM
With the lines blurring between the use of thermoset elastomers or rubber and thermoplastic elastomers in product design, what distinguishes rubber from plastic in the context of micro-precision, molded parts? Although product designers may think that a part design using thermoset elastomers is interchangeable with plastic, the chemical properties and molding characteristics of the two are very different, requiring parts designed to suit the material. With applications requiring smaller parts with difficult configurations growing in demand, new product designers must address the challenges of part design and material specification early on in the development process. Four considerations in choosing molded rubber parts or plastic The function of the part and its application The part’s operating environment Aesthetic considerations Production costs...
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