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10 Facts About Food Grade Urethane

10 Facts About Food Grade Urethane

Over the last 50 years, nearly everything about food has undergone a significant change – how we cook it, buy it, eat it, raise it, grow it, and package it. The modern food and beverage industry is much more focused on sanitation, hygiene and safety in their production, packaging, and distribution practices to eliminate the ...
4 Facts About Rubber Seals

4 Facts About Rubber Seals

Rubber seals prevent the unwanted leakage of liquids and gases in various components. For example, they are used on pumps to keep them from leaking out too much oil or developing air bubbles that could cause problems with their operation. Rubber seals may also be utilized on valves, vacuum seals, pipe joinery, and much more. ...
Polyurethane Rubber

Polyurethane Rubber Technical Data

Polyurethane rubber products are made up of complex molecular chains that, when formed, tend to maintain their resilience, flexibility, and shape under compression, tension, or stress. Due to urethane products’ ability to be manipulated into practically any size, shape, and hardness, it is a highly versatile material. Here’s some key information about polyurethane rubber and ...
Polyurethane Vs. Rubber Rollers

Polyurethane vs. Rubber Rollers

Rollers are employed in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, engineering, and construction. It’s difficult to imagine one trade sector that doesn’t use rollers in some capacity. They come in a variety of sizes and are often moving up and down or side to side at breakneck speeds. Traditionally, rollers have been made of ...
How Does Micro Molding Work

How Does Micro Molding Work?

Micro molding is a type of fabrication process that creates detailed structures in polymers on a micro scale using molds. The micro molds are made in a micro-tooling department where a cavity is carved into each mold that matches the shape of the part to be manufactured. The component or item can then be swiftly ...
fiberglass grating

4 Reasons Why Fiberglass Grating Is A Better Option

With the rapid economic expansion in recent years, the demand for construction materials has also been increasing each day, paving the way for new and superior quality materials in the market. Many of these innovative options like fiberglass are slowly replacing conventional materials like aluminum and steel. Gone are the days when steel grating used ...
Urethane Parts

Are Urethane Parts Safe?

If you are talking about urethane finishes or varnishes, all finishes are food-safe once they have cured.  This is a well-known fact of Urethane parts safety amongst manufacturers of the food processing industry. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has established the urethane parts safety requirements to ensure no case of poisoning from urethane parts ...
Custom Molded Urethane

Is Custom Molded Urethane Safe?

Whether you live in a busy urban community or a low-key rural area, you have probably encountered hundreds of custom molded urethane products in your daily life. This is because urethane or polyurethane is one of the most popular and versatile synthetic resins on the market today. Manufacturers all across the globe use it to ...
Compliant And Non-Compliant Polyurethane

What is The Difference Between Compliant And Non-Compliant Polyurethane?

All industries, including the food processing industry, use polyurethane in multiple applications. So you may have heard the terms “FDA compliant polyurethane” or “non-compliant polyurethane” thrown around in the industry. But what does FDA compliance really mean and how does it make a difference to your purchase decision for polyurethane? Is it worth choosing non-compliant ...