Growing Popularity of Silicone & EPDM Compounds in Architectural Sealing

Those of us following trends in the construction sector have been seeing a lot of positive news lately. Workers who are upgrading infrastructure can look forward to about two more months of road work, even as the busy summer season winds down. Commuters may not be pleased with the short-term disruptions caused by this effort, […]

The Benefits of Silicone Over Other Elastomer Materials

Elastomers are more commonly known as rubber products, and are used in a very wide range of industries. Their well-known flexibility makes these materials ideal for creating seals and other formable products that can be used in industrial settings, as well as medical settings. But with the many elastomer options out there, what makes one […]

UL Listings Ensure Reliability of Enclosures for Electrical Equipment

At Vanguard Products, we maintain a firm commitment to our customers in ensuring the quality and safety of our products. As such, we are constantly looking for ways to enhance our offerings through relevant certifications. Currently, we have numerous products that have received appropriate UL listings, including Ultra-Vanshield products listed under UL 50/UL 508/UL 50E […]

Are Nanoparticles Safe to Use in Manufacturing and In End Products?

Concerns are mounting among the general public and the scientific community about the safety of nano-materials. The overall consensus is that more research must be done to determine the safety and possible risks associated with these materials. Though most studies have been inconclusive, the fact remains that some nanoparticles can easily pass through cellular walls […]

Exploring the Benefits of Nickel Free EMI/RFI Shielding Gaskets

Nickel Free EMI Shielding Gaskets In the competitive world of EMI/RFI shielding gaskets, many companies are touting various nickel-containing gasket materials claiming that they have improved galvanic compatibility with aluminum at a lower cost. However, these material combinations including nickel and graphite alloys, and nickel and aluminum alloys suffer from poor conductive performance. And beyond […]

Join Vanguard Products at 2015 IEEE Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility & Signal Integrity

Keeping Interference at Bay Next week, from March 15 – 20, 2015, Vanguard Products will be attending the 2015 IEEE Symposium at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The event, which is themed “Keeping Interference at Bay,” aims to provide the most current information about Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing and signal integrity. […]

New Certification to Add Value to Our Ultra Vanshield Sponge Product Line

Vanguards Product Corporation has stood true to its name. With cutting edge innovations in the field of high-quality elastomeric goods, it has always set industry precedents in terms of usability and safety of its wide range of products. Dealing in both dense and sponge elastomeric forms, the myriad Vanguard products give new definitions to sealing, […]

Ultra-Vanshield Gaskets: The New Standard in Shielding Success

Virtually all high-speed connector applications, as well as the industries which rely on them, have evolved dramatically. The technology is very advanced, and therefore, so are the challenges and requirements. As a result of these changing needs, Ultra-Vanshield Dual Elastomer EMI/RFI Shielding Gaskets are quickly becoming the standard for high-speed electronic connectors. Their design and […]

Reshoring Manufacturing: Why It Simply Makes Sense

According to a survey earlier this year[1], 26% of the nation’s employers plan to reshore jobs by the end of 2014; companies from Apple to Ford to Walmart are once again investing in America, returning their business to U.S. soil. The trend is known as reshoring, and it’s taking on momentum in a major way. […]

We’re Hitting the Road – Past and Future Trade Show Success

As a manufacturer, there’s a lot more to being successful than simply producing quality products. Of course that’s a huge aspect of it, but it’s not everything. In order to be truly successful and provide the most value to your customers, it’s critical to get out there, interact with your industry peers, and constantly learn […]