Rubber / Silicone Extrusions

  • High Precision Cost Efficient Production in ISO 9001:2015 Certified Facility in The USA
  • Custom Compound Formulation for Precise Engineered Performance and Optimized Cost
  • In-House Economical Secondary Operations such as Cutting, Bonding, Adhesive Application, Frame and O-Ring Fabrication
  • Profiles and Configurations from the Most Simple to the Most Complex for High and Low Volume Quantities
  • Manufacturer and Complete One Stop Shop for Extrusions in Engineering Elastomers with Extensive Application Engineering Support

Capabilities and Ranges for Rubber / Silicone Extrusions

  • Single, Coextrusion, and Tri-Extrusion capability
  • Multi-Lumen Extrusion
  • Multiple Durometer/Hardness
  • Multiple Material/Color Extrusion
  • Insert Extrusion
  • 0.010 inch To 3 inch Plus in Cross Section
  • Custom Formulation for Mechanical Properties, Chemical Resistance, Temperature Resistance, Electrical Properties, Thermal Properties, and Color Matching
  • Die Cutting
  • Adhesive Application
  • Cutting
  • Bonding
  • Frame & O-Ring Fabrication
  • Special Put-Ups
  • Special Packaging
  • PSA Application

Typical Applications for Rubber / Silicone Extrusions

Vanguard’s custom rubber seals and gaskets are used in many applications and industries throughout the world. Vanguard has vast experience in designing and manufacturing for virtually any requirement including:

  • Industrial And Commercial Food Oven And Cart Seals And Gaskets
  • Washers And Seals For Electronics And Electrical Equipment
  • Architectural And Window Seals
  • Electrical Connector Seals
  • Industrial Louvers and HVAC Equipment
  • Automotive Electrical Enclosure Weather Seal
  • Outdoor Electrical Enclosures
  • Outdoor Cellular Telecommunications Enclosures
  • Water Purification and Filtration Seals
  • Fiberoptic Sheathes
  • Silos and Storage Tank Seals
  • Medical Equipment Seals
  • Aerospace and Military Seals And Gaskets
  • Dairy Seals
  • Peristaltic Tubing
  • Plastic Case Seals

Materials for Custom Rubber / Silicone Extrusions

Vanguard uses a wide variety of quality materials to manufacture custom rubber seals and gaskets to function in an extensive range of applications, industries and specific environments. If you are not sure which material is best for you application, please contact one of our application specialists today to assist you.

Silicone

Food Grade

  • Consistent With FDA Regulation 21CFR177.2600 For Food Contact
  • NSF-51 Certified
  • Animal Fat And Chemical Resistant
  • 3A

High Temperature

Medical Grade

  • USP-VI Compounds

MIL Spec

  • ZZ-R-765
  • A-A 59588
  • AMS 3304
  • ASTMD2000 GE

IndustrialClosed Cell SpongeDense

  • 5-90 Shore A Durometer

EPDM

Food Grade

  • Consistent With FDA Regulation 21CFR177.2600 For Food Contact

IndustrialClosed Cell SpongeDense

  • 50-90 Shore A Durometer

MIL Spec

  • NBC Compliant
  • ASTMD2000 AA, BA, And CA

Fluorosilicone

MIL Spec./Aerospace Grade

  • MIL-R-25988
  • AMS-R-25988
  • ASTMD200 FK

Closed Cell SpongeDense

  • 30-90 Shore A Durometer

Nitrile/NBR/Buna N Elastomer

Dense

  • 60-90 Shore A Durometer

MIL SpecASTM D2000 BF, BG, CH

Fluorocarbon Elastomer

DenseClosed Cell SpongeASTM D2000 HK

Chloroprene (Neoprene) Elastomer

Dense

  • 60-90 Shore A Durometer

ASTM D2000 BC, BE

  • Epichlorohydrin Elastomer

ASTM D2000 BC, BE

  • Isoprene Elastomer

ASTM D2000 AA

  • Natural Rubber Elastomer

ASTM D2000 AA

Isoprene Elastomer

ASTM D2000 AA

Natural Rubber Elastomer

ASTM D2000 AA

Epichlorohydrin Elastomer

  • ASTM D2000 BC, BE

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