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 […]

Can A Rubber Band Change The Way You Work?

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Can A Rubber Band Change The Way You Work?

Yes! Custom Rubber Bands Key to Bloom2O The Challenge To find an innovative rubber band that could change flower delivery expectations for KaBloom Flowers, Gifts and More®! Traditional floral plastic tubes delivered poor results. They leaked when shipped, leaving damaged packaging and wilted flowers. Founder and former CEO David Hartstein knew there had to be […]

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 […]

Fastmile Saves with Pallet Bands

Case Studies, Pallet Bands
Fastmile Saves with Pallet Bands

Better Results & Lower Costs Lead Fastmile Logistics to Use Rubber Pallet Bands The Challenge With plastic wrap costs averaging $14,000 a year, Fastmile Logistics, a solutions company, looked to reduce their packaging material and disposal costs. Historically, as loose shipments of cabinets arrived at their storage facility, they wrapped the pallet load in plastic […]