Santa Fe Springs, CA – RD Rubber Technology Corporation is pleased to announce it has been awarded multiple purchase orders featuring the over molding of fabric and rubber onto metal latch assemblies. “Over molding of fabric and rubber is a company core competency, stated Maria Jose Monesterio, RD Rubber’s Vice President. Our customers utilize this manufacturing process to decrease the number of components in an assembly while ensuring extremely strong bonds to the metal substrate which are sometimes stronger than the elastomer’s physical properties.”
RD Rubber Technology is a leading supplier of custom molded rubber products for Aerospace, Defense, Medical, and high technology industries that require precision molded elastomeric components. RD Rubber operates a state-of-the-art molding facility that includes ISO 14644 Class 8 cleanroom space and an extensive inspection and testing department. RD Rubber’s development team assists customers with design for manufacturing and identifies the most appropriate compound for a specific application. With its chemical and mechanical rubber to metal & silicone to plastic bonding capabilities, RD Rubber can accommodate specialized design requirements and reduce the number of components in an assembly. RD Rubber also offers value-added machining, grinding, and finishing while molding any thermoset elastomer including organic rubber, synthetic rubber, fluorocarbon rubbers, fluorosilicone, and silicone types in the 10 to 90 durometer range. The RD Rubber team can make a recommendation and create custom formulations to meet application-specific performance criteria like compression set, permeation, and environmental resistances and offer a custom color match.