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What is the manufacturing process for custom rubber products?

28 December 2020

If you’ve never worked with a rubber manufacturer before you may be wondering what the manufacturing process for custom rubber parts looks like in practice. If you’re collaborating with a world-class polymer manufacturer like TRP Polymer Solutions, you’re likely to experience a multi-step process that takes in conceptual design through to prototyping, pre-production and volume […]

What are the different types of polymers and their properties?

23 November 2020

When choosing a polymer material for your requirements, our expert polymerists at TRP Polymer Solutions weigh up a number of factors. These include the polymer’s hardness, tensile strength, elongation at break, compression set, specific colours and – crucially – the specific application environment your polymer material is likely to be exposed to on a day-to-day […]

Chemical resistant ‘O’ rings for pharmaceutical applications

26 October 2020

The pharmaceuticals industry is one of those rare industries whose products are often required to meet the highest standards of production as a matter of life and death. Which means that any seals employed in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals must comply with multiple mission-critical factors, including stringent hygiene standards and aggressive CIP/SIP cleaning regimens. TRP […]

Uses of polymers in Industry

06 December 2019

The sheer number of uses of polymers in industry is as vast as they are diverse. Their versatility and range of favourable characteristics make them a firm (or should that be flexible?!) favourite amongst manufacturers of all shapes and sizes. So just what are the uses of polymer that we see today? TRP Polymer Solutions […]

Rubber vs silicone ‘O’ rings

10 October 2018

When choosing between different types of ‘O’ ring materials, a common conundrum is whether to opt for rubber ‘O’ rings or silicone ‘O’ rings. In this blog, TRP Polymer Solutions assesses the pros and cons of rubber vs silicone ‘O’ rings to assist with your decision-making process.

The chemistry behind FFKM’s temperature range

23 July 2018

In this article, TRP Polymer Solutions explores the chemical properties that lead to FFKM’s temperature range capabilities.

TRP custom moulded rubber seals help take the title

14 June 2018

When Lewis Hamilton became the first British driver to claim four Driver’s crowns and his Mercedes AMG team claimed their fourth consecutive title in 2017, it was thanks to the combined efforts of a huge number of dedicated staff and supply chain partners. We are proud to have played our part with our high-performance custom moulded components proving that they were once again more than a match for the extreme demands of F1.

Road & Rail Chemical Transportation FAQs

12 June 2018

At TRP Polymer Solutions, we manufacture custom-designed rubber seals, O-rings and gaskets for the road and rail chemical transportation industries. Below, we answer some of your frequently asked questions about why TRP Polymer Solutions should be your chosen supplier of chemically resistant rubber sealing products.

How long do rubber gaskets last?

11 June 2018

As a business owner, plant supervisor or maintenance manager you likely have to deal with the dreaded gasket failure at some point. Predicting the lifespan of a gasket can be hit and miss. However, there are some measures that you can take to safeguard the longevity of your rubber gasket. TRP Polymer Solutions has compiled some essential tips about how to preserve your rubber gaskets.

Guide to Chemical Processing Rubber

31 May 2018

If you’re looking to source the best rubber product for your application, you’ve come to the right place. As leading manufacturers of custom rubber products, TRP Polymer Solutions develops a variety of chemical resistant elastomer products for the chemical processing industry, including FFKM chemical resistant seals and composite PTFE seal components.