Custom Rubber Extrusion

The Uses of Silicone Sheeting

ELBEX does more than merely rubber extrusions. We also design and manufacture silicone products, including silicone sheeting for the architectural sector. Silicone sheeting has a variety of uses. Commonly, silicone sheeting is used to create an air or vapor barrier when used in architectural glazing systems. As the silicone sheeting interacts with glass facades and similar structures, our silicone is translucent and compatible with Dow and GE sealants.

Knowing the Tolerances of Silicone & Rubber Extrusions

In order to assist in the creation of an effective, efficient rubber extrusion it’s important to know the tolerances of our rubber and silicone products. 

Extrusion tolerances for standard and custom cross-sections, plus material tolerances, are all important to us at ELBEX Corporation.

We have detailed PDFs which outline our extru-sion tolerances for technical reference. Our tolerances include outside diameters, inside diameters, walls, width, height and general dimensions of our extrusions. Quality extrusion control is also highlighted in these documents. 

When is U-Channeling Used?

There is an abundance of options to choose from when you need a rubber extrusion profile to complete a project. One type of extrusion profiles we manufacture at ELBEX Corporation is the U-channel profile. But when is a U-channel an acceptable extrusion to utilize? 

The U-channel profile, named for its “U-shape,” is most commonly used to fit within a channel and serve as an edge to a mating piece.

Mainly, U-channels are used to reduce vibrations, eliminate movement, or secure a fit between two different items. 

Featured Industry: Automotive

Since 1991, ELBEX Corporation has used its expertise gained from the heart of the rubber industry to specialize in custom rubber profile extrusions and rubber extrusion manufacturing.

Our products serve a variety of applications stretched across numerous markets, including the automotive market.

An assortment of our extrusions, gaskets, seals, and other profiles appear throughout the automotive industry to serve a range of purposes.

What Are the Uses of D-Section?

ELBEX Corporation is an ISO Certified leader in rubber and silicone extrusions manufacturing. Our unique capabilities include the ability to produce a wide range of profile designs in both dense and sponge materials.                    

With more than 25 years in the industry, our level of detailed planning coupled with the strong relationships cultivated with suppliers and vendors sets us apart from other extrusions manufacturers.

We provide multiple extrusion types for a variety of markets, such as automotive, construction, mass transit, and water control.

Product Profile: Bumpers

Within the wide catalog of products we can manufacture at the ELBEX Corporation, bumper profiles are just one of many quality extrusions we can customize to fit your needs.

Bumpers are used in applications where there may be a risk of damaging equipment or property. The main purpose of a bumper profile extrusion is to form a cushion and reduce movement, impact and vibration.

We Can Customize Any Product to Fit Your Needs!

ELBEX Corporation is an ISO Certified leader in custom rubber extrusions and silicone extrusions. We have a range of capabilities aimed at manufacturing countless profile designs from numerous materials commonly used in rubber extrusions, such as silicone, EPDM, Neoprene, Butyl and more. Today, we serve a broad range of industries including automotive, mass transit, construction, water control, appliance gaskets, and more.

Featured Industry: Appliance

At ELBEX Corporation, a maker of Custom & Standard Rubber Extrusions, our rubber extrusions have been used in a wide range of markets in manufacturing, industrial, mass transit, water control and more. In the appliance industry, many types of custom rubber extrusions are used in multiple ways to create a barrier or fill a void to solve issues such as water resistance, as an air barrier, and many other uses. Common household appliances like refrigerators, washing machines, and dryers use these sorts of rubber extrusions for many everyday tasks.

 

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