Design of experiments reduces rubber scrap by 90%

Anderson, Mark J.
September 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;9/8/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p36
Trade Publication
The article presents information on Robinson Rubber Products Co., a Minnesota-based custom molder, that designs and manufactures components for original equipment manufacturers. The firm specializes in complex parts, which involve an inner and outer steel sleeve with molded rubber bonded in between. The company has designed components with significantly better settings that optimize the rubber-to-metal bond, resulting in scrap rates that are below 1%.


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