Safe Storage of Rubber Products

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Environment Impacts Rubber Product Shelf Life It is very important for the user to know, the material properties and expected shelf-life of rubber products in storage can be adversely affected by the following: Temperature: Storage temperatures between 72° F (22° C) and 32° F (0° C) are ideal. If stored below 32° F, some products […]

Silicone Benefits & Uses

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Silicone Benefits & Uses

Five Reasons to Switch to Silicone for Industrial Rubber Parts UV & Ozone Resistance Extreme Cold & High Heat Endurance Range of Durometers Color Options Custom Variations From pharmaceuticals to food and beverage manufacturing, silicone is a popular elastomer. Silicone endures manufacturing environments and harsh outdoor conditions easily thanks to properties like UV and ozone […]

Is Your Rubber Tubing Failing? Tips to Help You Succeed

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Orange, Yellow, & Green Tubing

Whether you use tubing for seals, connections or liquid transport the last thing you need is for your tubing to fail. The safety of your employees and customers depends on it. And, not all tubing is created equal. It’s important to consider several factors before you order tubing. We’ll go over some of the most […]

Did You Know? Quick Rubber Facts

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Rubber Bands Assorted Colors

Where does rubber come from? Natural latex rubber consists of the sap of the rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis, also known as the Para rubber tree. In order to harvest the sap, processing plants make diagonal incisions into the bark of the tree to direct the sap into buckets. Although the Hevea brasiliensis is native to […]

PSA – Optimum Performance

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PSA – Optimum Performance

Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) Backing Suggestions for Optimum Product Performance To obtain optimum performance and shelf-life from pressure sensitive adhesive backed material purchased from Aero Rubber Company Inc., we suggest you consider the following “industry standard” preparation, application and storage guidelines: SURFACE PREPARATION: Free the surface where applying the PSA of dust, mold releases, dirt, […]

Extend Rubber Part Life

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Extend Rubber Part Life

A Conversation Extended Rubber Pad Life by 400% Go Beyond Rubber 101 Do you ever find yourself ordering replacement rubber parts every few months? Do your parts last as long as you’d like them to last? We’ve seen it before. You’ve been using the same rubber part for years and assume it’s the best you […]