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Published on January 1, 2006

Manufacturing of Multi-Material Rubber Parts

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Date Published January 1, 2006
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This Report has been authored by:Mark Hammond at Engel Canada Inc.

Multi Material molding is considered a standard technology for the thermoplastics industry. However, it is still considered highly specialized in the rubber industry. Machine options and mold technology exist to allow the economical combination of thermoplastic to thermoset materials as well as thermoset to thermoset. This paper will cover the different methods to combine materials showing this is a possibility for the rubber molder.