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Custom Extrusions: Plastic vs Rubber

While there are significant differences between plastic and rubber, these materials can share many performance properties.

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October
18

Tips for designing extruded plastic profiles

Engineers consider several factors to ensure plastic components both perform properly and are produced efficiently.

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September
20

Explore seals & gaskets in 360° product viewer

A new interactive product library featuring Lauren’s standard seals and gaskets allows users to view and manipulate products in full 360° rotation directly from their web browser.

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July
06

Testimonial: Lauren & New Hudson Facades

See how Lauren collaborated with curtain wall manufacturer New Hudson Facades to develop sealing solutions for a major high-rise project in New York City.

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April
28

A dual durometer plastic extrusion lowers costs

Lauren's custom plastic extrusion capabilities can benefit customers through a variety of applications.  

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April
28

Plastic extrusion vs aluminum

Plastic extrusions may be more cost effective than aluminum or steel components in certain applications.

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April
28

Ideas to improve seal and gasket assembly

During the design process, a number of manufacturing methods can be explored to improve the final installation of a seal or gasket. 

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March
09

Using a plastic extrusion to enhance EPDM rubber seals

By bonding a plastic extrusion to an EPDM profile, seal installation processes can be significantly improved.

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March
02

FAQ: What is the temperature range for silicone?

Silicone seals and gaskets typically have a high temperature limit of 400°F to 450°F and a low temperature limit of -65°F to -100°F.

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March
02

A solution for extruded seal installation

An industry-leading appliance customer needed a center marking placed on each extruded seal for the purpose of precise installation. 

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