Different Types of Rubber Parts: A Guide for Manufacturing

Many industries require rubber parts, including the automobile, construction, manufacturing, machinery, military, plumbing, marine, aerospace, fitness, toys, medical, and other sectors.

Choosing the best rubber for your project can be challenging because wide varieties of rubber materials are available, and they each have their own pros and cons.

Although there are more than these types of rubber materials that are used throughout the industry, this post will examine some of the most popular rubber parts to see what they offer. These include: 

  • Butyl
  • Natural Rubber
  • Neoprene
  • Silicone
  • EPDM
  • Hypalon
  • Viton

Natural rubber is solid and flexible, has good water and temperature resistance, and is best used for outdoor purposes.

Neoprene has an outstanding chemical and oil resistance, is resistant to UV radiation and weathering, and has good abrasion resistance. You may have seen neoprene used in fitness products, scuba gear and other applications. 

Silicone has a high melting point and resistance to UV radiation and is an excellent electrical insulator.

EPDM is good for weather and ozone resistance; resilience to heat, cold, and chemicals; suitable for use in construction and the automotive industries.

Butyl is ideal for lining and sealing applications because it has good air retention and electrical insulating properties.

Hypalon is perfect for industrial applications since it has excellent chemical and weather resistance.

Viton is perfect for high-performance applications because of its excellent temperature and chemical resistance.

These numerous rubber varieties are ideally suited for various purposes because each has particular advantages and we can help you decide what type of rubber would work best for your project or application.

Rubber is an amazing material and with so many types you can be sure there is a material for you. Whether you need a rubber part that can survive inclement weather, withstand chemicals, or maintain a tight seal.

You need to go no further than Pesti Rubber Manufacturing if you’re seeking a dependable supplier of superior rubber molded components made in metro Detroit. 

Our team of specialists can assist you in identifying the best material for your requirements. We employ cutting-edge rubber molding processes to guarantee that every rubber component we create is made to the standards and quality you need for your operations.

To learn more about our rubber molding and rubber manufacturing services and begin working on your next project, call us at (586) 920-2761 right away.

We can assist you whether you require a small batch of prototype parts or a sizable production order.