Design engineers, particularly those interested in elastomer and thermoplastic engineering, will find Minnesota Rubber and Plastics latest design guide useful in planning their component and assembly designs.
Available now 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 free 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: (1) Designing Rubber Components, (2) Designing Plastic Components, (3) Elastomer Materials, (4) Plastic & Thermoplastic Elastomer Materials, (5) Standard Rubber Products Including Seals, (6) Glossary Of Terms, (7) The Company Behind The Parts.
Within each of the seven sections is a handy reference to specific subjects of interest. These include how to build a prototype, selecting the mold, understanding material properties, and much more. Colorfully illustrated and easy to read throughout, the design guide is one of the industries most comprehensive references.
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 the most 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.
Or if you have a challenging project and want to speak directly to a Minnesota Rubber and Plastics expert, call: (+1) 952-927-1400.
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