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Custom-Molded Applications in Defense and Military Markets

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RD Rubber Technology Corporation specializes in the manufacture of custom rubber-molded components for defense, military, government, aerospace, and other industries that require critical to function components.

Custom-molded rubber parts are required in the following applications:

  • Hydraulic Control
  • Fuel Systems
  • Life-Saving Devices
  • Aircraft Components
  • Space Exploration

Our manufacturing processes meet the most stringent government specifications, and we are ISO 9001:2015 and AS 9100:2016 certified, ITAR registered, and NIST 800-171 compliant. RD Rubber Technology Corporation enforces communication guidelines to maintain the strictest confidentiality of our custom-molded products, making us accustomed to signing non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements with many of our valued customers.

The custom products we develop for military applications can function in harsh environments and meet military specifications (Mil-Spec). The high-quality services we offer for the defense and military markets include compression, transfer, injection and liquid silicone molding, and rubber-to-metal bonding. ​​We also provide customized testing and reporting services, including material and molded component physical properties and application performance testing.

Custom Rubber Molding

RD Rubber Technology Corporation molds thermoset elastomers, including:

  • Butyl
  • Chlorobutyl
  • Silicone Rubber
  • Liquid Silicon Rubber
  • EPDM
  • Nitrile
  • Neoprene
  • Fluorosilicone
  • Fluoroelastomer
  • Viton™

These materials provide superior properties that prove beneficial in defense and military applications. In addition to custom rubber molding, we offer the following capabilities:

  • Class 8 Clean Room Molding
  • Silicone to Plastic Bonding
  • Rubber-to-Metal Bonded Components
  • Prevention of Foreign Object Debris (FOD)
  • Sulfur Control
  • Compression and Transfer Molding with platen sizes up to 20″ x 20″
  • Part X-Ray

Our custom-molded precision components consist of high-quality, durable materials developed to adhere to the strictest military, defense, aerospace, and government standards.

We utilize a dedicated low particulate, Certified ISO 14644 Class 8 Clean Room for LIM and LSR molding, offering a controlled manufacturing environment for custom-made seals, grommets, O-rings, gaskets, and other crucial components for military and defense applications. We utilize HEPA filtration to maintain consistent humidity and temperature control to meet demanding requirements.

Defense & Military Applications

As a leading manufacturer of custom-molded parts for the U.S. government, we can produce military products incorporating custom rubber parts ranging from vehicle suspension systems to submarine surveillance to explosive devices. Other common defense and military applications include:

  • Aircraft
  • Ground Based Vehicles
  • Surveillance and Detection Systems
  • Seals
  • Gaskets
  • O-rings
  • Vibration Isolation Mounts
  • Grommets

Why Partner with RD Rubber

RD Rubber Technology Corporation incorporates engineered quality into every part we manufacture, performing inspections at each stage of production to ensure adherence to exacting client specifications.

We offer custom material formulation to meet customers’ application requirements, including physical properties, tensile strength, elongation, durometer, compression set, specific gravity, rheometer curves, permeation, environmental resistance, and color matching.

As an industry-leading service provider of custom-molded components for defense and military applications, RD Rubber Technology Corporation values its long-standing customer relationships. We deliver thorough communication and follow-up, on-time delivery, responsiveness, quality, and high-quality made-in-the-USA products.

Custom-Molded Solutions for the Defense Industry with Industry-Leading Techniques and Certifications

RD Rubber Technology Corporation offers industry-leading, custom-molded components for the defense and military markets, providing customer thermoset elastomer molding processes for optimal performance.

Our team of skilled and experienced engineers and designers consistently strives to meet and exceed requirements through exceptional engineering, creating parts critical to the success of many applications for demanding industries. Certifications for our high-quality products include the following:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified
  • AS 9100:2100 Certified
  • ITAR Registered
  • Conform to Military Specifications
  • MIL-I-45208A
  • ANSI Z540-1
  • ISO 10012-1 and ISO 3601-3
  • GMP Standards

Contact us to learn more about our manufacturing processes and how we can help reduce costs, improve production time, and develop custom-molded parts to meet your specific requirements.

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