custom extrusions

Make Your Seals Work for You: Made-to-Order Extrusion

September 1, 2018

If you’re promising your customers the best in door and window design, chances are you’re also promising them a unique product of the highest quality. Extruded seals give your doors…

From the Start: Designing Effective Rubber Seals

From the Start: Designing Effective Rubber Seals

June 19, 2018

For design engineers tasked with designing effective rubber seals, the earliest stages of the design process are critical. Selecting the proper type of material, designing with the appropriate criteria in…

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How to Minimize the Cost of Extruded Seals

June 5, 2018

Your company can’t afford to spend any extra revenue on extruded seals and weatherstripping products. Many factors can significantly impact the cost of your extrusion products, and it’s impossible to…

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What Are Die Cut Gaskets?

May 30, 2018

What are die cut gaskets and how can they serve your application? Die cut gaskets function as a seal between two different surfaces. When enough bolt load creates a compressive…

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Custom Weatherseals: 5 Steps to Success

March 2, 2018

“Every project is unique.” “There are hundreds of weatherseal options.” “How do I balance cost efficiency with performance?” When our project managers work with OEM’s, these are usually the first…


What Are Astragals?

February 5, 2018

If you want to continue manufacturing doors that stay competitive in the market, make sure you know the ins and outs of astragals. Attached to the meeting edge of single…

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What Is Window Weather Stripping?

January 1, 2018

In order to design fully-functional window products that beat out the competition, it’s important to understand some details behind window weather stripping. Weather stripping (also: weatherstripping) is the system that…

automotive weatherstripping

Automotive Weatherstripping: Engineering Factors

December 19, 2017

In order to design automotive parts that stay competitive, it’s important to understand some details behind automotive weatherstripping. Weatherstripping (or weatherseals) is the system that seals any openings in a…

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Reduce Water Penetration by Pre-Testing with Window Weatherstripping to ASTM Standards

December 4, 2017

Are you pre-testing for water penetration with window weatherstripping? If not, you may have joined the ranks of many other OEM design engineers who fail to pass official AAMA (American…

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