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Minnesota Rubber And Plastics' Custom Molded Floating Pistons Improve Motor Vehicle Performance With Critical Sealing And High Wear Resistance

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics' Custom Molded Liquid Silicone Rubber Thin Walled Diaphragms Have High Strength And Flexibility Features For Healthcare Applications

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Custom Designed High Performance Plastic Seals For Vehicle Driveline Applications Provide Critical Sealing, Wear Resistance And Long Operating Life

Liquid Silicone Rubber Static Face Seal Gaskets From Minnesota Rubber And Plastics Provide Long Seal Life With High Strength And Flexibility

Custom Designed Bi-Directional Seals Available From Minnesota Rubber And Plastics For Medical Applications

PEEK Thrust Washers Seal Transmission Housings And Add To Long Operating Life – Designed And Molded

Molding And Assembly For The Global Medical Device Industry Is A Core Expertise Of Minnesota Rubber And Plastics

Medical Components Custom Molded Of PEEK By Minnesota Rubber And Plastics Provide Chemical Resistance And Long Operating Life

Critical Sealing, Wear Resistance And Long Operating Life For Transmission Oil Seal Assembly Is Designed, Molded And Assembled By Minnesota Rubber And Plastics

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics’ Metal to Plastic Part Conversions Increase Part Reliability While Lowering Part Cost

Molded Filter Screen Assemblies Reduce Product Failure By Limiting Contamination -- Now Available Custom Designed From Minnesota Rubber And Plastics

PEEK Plastic Components Designed By Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Reduce Costs And Provide High Performance When Replacing Similar Parts Made of Different Materials

Custom Diaphragms Molded Of Co-Polyester TPE By Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Provide High Tensile Strength For Static Actuation Switch Seals For Water Pump Device

Component Miniaturization In A Broad Range Of Materials Gives Design Engineers More Options And Greater Flexibility

Test Collection Cell And Seal Has 50 Percent Vacuum Improvement Using New Design From Minnesota Rubber and Plastics

Quadion Corporation Acquired by Norwest Equity Partners

Seal Material Selection And A More Efficient Design Increases Check Valve Assembly Integrity For A Tractor Transmission – The Six Component Assembly Is Designed, Molded And Assembled By Minnesota Rubber and Plastics

Medical Molding Expertise Improves Device Performance, Quality And Time-To-Market – Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Provides A Science-Based Approach And Over 65 Years Experience

Improved Chloramine Resistant EPDM Materials Announced By Minnesota Rubber And Plastics – Formulations Have Fifty Percent Less Volume Swell Than Leading Material

Bi-Directional Seals Handle Opposing Pressures While Preventing Leakage – Custom Designs Available From Minnesota Rubber And Plastics For Medical Applications

Custom Transmission Gasket Seals From Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Designed In A Continuous Web Of 37 Individual Quad Ring® Seals – Assembles Faster And Has Longer Operating Life

Flush Valve Assembly Ensures Exact Flow Rate, Resists Water Degradation And Swell – Assembly Designed, Molded And Assembled By Minnesota Rubber and Plastics

Liquid Silicone Rubber Instrument Trays Organize And Protect Medical Tools – Custom Designed And Molded By Minnesota Rubber and Plastics

Surface Friction Factors Critical In The Successful Design Of Pass-Through Seals For Trocars – Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Advances The Technology

High Performance Custom Rubber Components For Use In Backhoe And Excavator Attachments Precision Molded By Minnesota Rubber and Plastics

Liquid Silicone Rubber Thin Walled Diaphragms Custom Molded By Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Have High Strength And Flexibility Features For Multiple Healthcare Applications

Liquid Silicone Rubber Static Face Seal Gaskets Are Ideal For Plumbing Applications – Custom Designs From Minnesota Rubber And Plastics Have High Strength And Flexibility

Molded PEEK Components For Chemical Processing Applications From Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Provide Outstanding Fatigue And Chemical Resistance

Variable Speed Clutch Control Device Molded Of PEEK Changes Clutch Gear Ratio – Improved Design From Minnesota Rubber And Plastics Facilitates More Efficient Operation And Longer Life

Medical Components Custom Molded Of PEEK By Minnesota Rubber And Plastics Provide Alternatives To Metal And Glass

Seals Made Of PEEK With Custom Joints Designed To Minimize And Accommodate Thermal Expansion In Hydraulic And Pneumatic Applications -- Configurations Provide Sealing And Assembly Advantages From Minnesota Rubber and Plastics

Custom Test Assemblies Incorporating Molded Components Manufactured By Minnesota Rubber and Plastics – Design Improvements Facilitate Use

Radiator Sight Gauge For Skid Steer Loader Converted From A Three-Piece Assembly Into A Single Molded Part Of High Performance PEI Plastic – New Design From Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Has Increased Operating Life At Lower Cost

High Performance Plastic Transmission Thrust Ring Converted From Aluminum To Molded PEEK Material By Minnesota Rubber And Plastics –They Have Longer Operating Life And Are Lighter Weight With Easier Assembly

Floating Pistons Molded Of High Performance Plastics By Minnesota Rubber And Plastics – They Have Critical Sealing And High Wear Resistance Increasing Shock Absorber Performance

High Performance Plastic Bantam Jack Spacers Custom Molded By Minnesota Rubber And Plastics Feature High Heat Resistance And High Strength

South Bend Controls Diaphragm Valves Molded Of High Performance Plastics By Minnesota Rubber and Plastics
These Valves Provide Unsurpassed Flow Control Of Highly Aggressive Fluids In Medical And Commercial Products

Minnesota Rubber Mixing and Testing Facillities
Minnesota Rubber And Plastics New Compound Mixing And Testing Facilities Ensures Molding Consistency And Quality – Further Enhancing Its Design And Engineering Services For The Global Medical Device Industry .

Global Sourcing For A Global Economy
Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MR&P) provides global sourcing for a global economy. These capabilities provide a global manufacturing and resource base to design, develop, manufacture and deliver components, assemblies and finished product.

Medical Device Friction Reduced with Quniton® Material
To reduce friction, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics developed the unique Quniton® material providing a permanent low coefficient of friction that will not dissipate with wear.

Molding And Assembly For The Global Medical Device Industry
Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MR&P) provides design and manufacturing services for complex medical assemblies made of elastomers and thermoplastics.

2009 Medical Design Excellence Award
Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Is Recognized In The Medical Design Excellence Award As Supplier For The Award Winning VTI InterFuse® Interbody Fusion Device .

Complex Sealing Assembly
Complex Sealing Assembly Used In Topical Oxygen Therapy Device For Healing Wounds – Seal Manufactured By Minnesota Rubber And Plastics – Design And Materials Engineering Facilitates Use .

Complex Electronic Assemblies
Complex Electronic Assemblies Manufactured By Minnesota Rubber And Plastics – Provides Design And Materials Engineering.

High Accuracy Medical Assemblies
Medical Assemblies Requiring High Accuracy Components Manufactured By Minnesota Rubber And Plastics – Provides Design And Materials Engineering.

Complex Medical Assemblies
Complex Medical Assemblies Manufactured By Minnesota Rubber And Plastics – Provides Finished Product Utilizing JIT Facilities.

Complete Rubber And Plastic Molding Of Complex Assemblies
Minnesota Rubber And Plastics Provides Complete Rubber And Plastic Molding Of Complex Assemblies -- Includes Finished Product Utilizing JIT Global Sourcing Facilities.

Reducing Friction
Quniton® Elastomers Provide Permanent Properties That Will Not Dissipate With Wear.

Custom Silicone Overmolding Processes
Custom Silicone Overmolding Processes From Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Now Available For Medical Devices Requiring Repeated Sterilizations And For Single Use Procedures.

Custom Silicone Overmolding On Substrate Materials
Custom Silicone Overmolding On Substrate Materials By Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Provides Numerous Benefits To Medical Product Designers -- Surface Finish Options Range From Lubricious To Tacky.

Needle Free Medi-Jector VISION® Injector
In partnership with Antares Pharma, Minnesota Rubber & Plastics manufactures, assembles and packages the innovative needle free Medi-Jector VISION® injector.

Transmission Check Valve
Transmission Check Valve From Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Simplifies Assembly While Insuring Product Quality

Automotive Air Filter Gauge
Automotive Air Filter Gauge From Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Features LSR Diaphragm Indicating When It's Time To Change The Filter – Diaphragm Design Provides Critical Air Pressure Change Function

Unique Liquid Chemical Transfer System
Unique Liquid Chemical Transfer System With "Lock And Key" Safety Design Features From Micro Matic Is Custom Molded By Minnesota Rubber & Plastics

Lot Number Printing On Custom Molded Rubber Parts
Lot Number Printing By Minnesota Rubber & Plastics On Custom Molded Rubber Parts Facilitates Part Traceability, Enhances Quality Programs

Water Control Valve Converted From Brass To Molded Assembly
Water Control Valve Converted From Brass To Molded Assembly Provides A Lighter Weight, Total Sealing Solution From Minnesota Rubber & Plastics

Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Partnership With Antares For Innovative Needle Free Medi-Jector VISION® Injector
First Achievement Of The Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Merger With S&W Plastics Is A New Partnership With Antares Pharma For The Manufacture, Assembly And Packaging Of The Innovative Needle Free Medi-Jector VISION® Injector. This Article Takes A Behind The Scenes Look At A New Outsourcing Partnership And What Makes It Work

Liquid Silicone Rubber Thin Walled Diaphragms
Liquid Silicone Rubber Thin Walled Diaphragms Molded By Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Have High Strength And Flexibility Features

Tubular Probe
Tubular Probe For Extracting Lubricant Samples In Off- Highway Equipment Transmissions Makes Testing Neat And Easy

Static Face Seal Gaskets Molded of Liquid Silicone Rubber
Static Face Seal Gaskets Molded of Liquid Silicone Rubber by Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Have High Strength and Flexibility Features They Resist Chloramine Attack

New Dual Function SUV Backup Utility Light
New Dual Function SUV Backup Utility Light Has Unique Molded Components Designed And Supplied By Minnesota Rubber & Plastics

Thrust Washer From Minnesota Rubber and Plastics
Thrust Washer From Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Handles Wear, Protects Bearings In Universal Joint Assembly

Transmission Thrust Ring Converted From Aluminum To Molded PEEK
Transmission Thrust Ring Converted From Aluminum To Molded PEEK Material By Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Components Provide Longer Operating Life, Are Lighter Weight And Easier To Assemble

Umbrella Check Valve
Umbrella Check Valves from Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Have Long Term Seal Life, Resist Aging And Are Injection Molded of Liquid Silicone Rubber

Custom Diaphragms for Static Actuation Switch for Water Pump Devices
Custom Diaphragms Molded of Co-Polyester TPE by Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Provide High Tensile Strength for Static Actuation Switch for Water Pump Devices

Two-Piece Glass Reinforced Nylon Check Valve Improves Oil Flow Control
Unique Two-Piece Glass Reinforced Nylon Check Valve By Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Improves Oil Flow Control While Reducing Part Cost

Silicone Bonding Process Improves Medical Instrument Safety, Design and Function
Unique New Silicone Bonding Process By Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Improves Medical Instrument Safety, Design And Function Bond Seal Integrity Meets Medical Requirements For Repeat Autoclave Sterilization

One Piece TPE Valve Replaces Two Piece Metal Automotive Assembly
One Piece TPE Valve From Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Replaces Two Piece Metal Automotive Assembly - Part Cost Reduced 80 Percent

One Piece V-Cup Seal Replaces Two Part Assembly Reducing Part Cost
V-Cup Seal By Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Replaces Two Part Assembly Reducing Part Cost And Assembly Time

Water Impurities Filtered using Thermoplastic Urethane (TPU)
Water impurities filtered using diaphragm assemblies injection molded of Thermoplastic Urethane (TPU) - Minnesota Rubber & Plastics provides an improved assembly solution

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