Design engineers will find Minnesota Rubber and Plastics’s latest “Design Guide” useful in planning their component and assembly designs. Available in handy USB business card format, this Design Guide has hundreds of useful ideas for designing and manufacturing custom-molded rubber and plastic parts.
The purpose of this 115-page Design Guide is to better understand processes, materials and technical considerations to improve product performance while achieving better control of costs.
The Design Guide is divided into seven easy to reference sections: Designing Rubber Components, Designing Plastic Components, Elastomer Materials, Plastic & Thermoplastic Elastomer Materials, Standard Rubber Products Including Seals, Glossary Of Terms and The Company Behind The Parts.
Within each of the seven sections is a reference to specific subjects of interest. These include how to build a prototype, selecting the mold, understanding material properties and more.
The Design Guide content is the result of Minnesota Rubber and Plastics more than 60 years producing high purity and high performance components and assemblies for demanding applications. The thousands of ideas and processes it contains will be of benefit to both experienced and beginning designers.
To receive the free Design Guide, go to www.mnrubber.com/guide.
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