Rubber profiles are the most widely used and manufactured forms of rubber extrusions, and some manufacturing companies deal solely in custom extrusion profile orders, which is quite profitable. Read More…
S & H Rubber, Inc.Fullerton, CA | 714-525-0277
Founded in 1967, S & H Rubber, Inc. has become a large manufacturer of molded and extruded rubber products. Even with our rapid growth, we always focus on our customers’ satisfaction. We offer rubber extrusions such as rubber bushings and molded products to the aerospace industry and many others.$$$
National Rubber Corp.Canonsburg, PA | 866-672-8100
National Rubber values quality, consistency, and fast delivery of our products. Our components are made from a variety of elastomers such as neoprene and silicone, and our team members are capable of turning your drawing into the part you need.$$$
GSH Industries, Inc.Strongsville, OH | 440-238-3009
GSH Industries supplies rubber extrusions to a range of industries. We offer rubber in materials such as Neoprene, Viton®, Nitrile, Silicone & more. We have tooling ability to create intricate profiles ensuring rubber goods are of the highest quality.$$$
Kismet Rubber Products Corp.Blue Ridge, GA | 706-426-0400
Kismet Products provides custom extruded rubber, molded rubber, extruded rubber profiles, rubber bumpers, extruded rubber tubing and rubber grommets built to your specifications from concept to completion.$$$
NewAge® Industries, Inc.Southampton, PA | 800-506-3924
We got our beginning in 1954 and ever since then we have been manufacturing custom rubber extrusion solutions for customers around the world! We are a family and employee owned business dedicated to ensuring that our customers are receiving customer care that cannot be matched by the competition! Visit our website today to learn more about what we may be able to do for you!$$$
Rubber Profiles List
Custom extrusion profiles are used in a very large variety of industrial applications including the aerospace industry, automotive parts industries, medical technology industries and industrial, commercial and residential building. Long, thin extruded profiles are often used as trim, weatherstripping or other types of insulation. Profiles can also be made hollow so that cords or wires can pass through them.
They can be made into sheets, tubes, plates, channels, bars, films and other shapes. They can feature simple cross-sections or complex patterns; they can be square, round, u-shaped, t-shaped or any other configuration. The only determining factor in profile design is need; because of the modularity of extruders and the extrusion process, there are few limits to the number of different profile shapes that can be produced. A rubber profile is made by passing raw natural or synthetic rubber material through a rubber extruder.
Most extrusion lines begin with a collection of raw rubber material, or stock, that is passed through a hopper and directed into a conveyance channel. Within most rubber extrusion conveyance channels is a screw that pressurizes the rubber as it is heated. As the rubber passes through the conveyance channel, it becomes semi-liquefied. At that point it is ready to pass through the die. A die is a tool that is used to mold a raw material into a usable form. A die can be configured in any shape, and for this reason an extruded rubber profile can take any shape.
The semi-liquefied rubber is simply forced into the die, and when it emerges it cools, hardens and is ready to be cut and shipped. Most varieties of rubbers can be extruded; depending on the raw materials' composition, the process requires different processing times and temperatures. Silicone rubber, for example, requires higher temperatures to be become liquefied. If the profile requires additional treatment for improved strength or durability, a number of curative or treatment procedures may be performed to enhance the suitability of the extrusion for a particular application.