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  • Operating in Mexico Since 2000

    HEXPOL has been in operation in Mexico longer than any other rubber compounder – since 2000. With the company's recent expansions, HEXPOL is clearly the largest custom compounder in Mexico...

  • Understanding and Selecting Performance Additives

    Performance additives bring value and provide clear benefits to rubber compounding. Examples of these benefits include reducing manufacturing time, providing a safe means of handling difficult raw materials, and improved product and process...

  • Reasons for Using Performance Additives

    Most performance additive scenarios occur when an existing process needs improvement to ensure that operations function and perform as desired. Compound manufacturing objectives, processes, and equipment should be evaluated. Additives provide...

  • An Overview of Performance Additive Selection

    Though there are virtually thousands of possibilities for performance additive use with formulations, there are six primary manufacturing concerns that account for the majority of additive applications. Performance additives properly selected to...

  • Power of Performance Additives

    Powerful and pro table solutions for compound manufacturing can be found by using proprietary performance additives, productivity enhancing pre-dispersed chemicals, master-batch products, and color concentrates...

  • Selecting Rubber Compounds for Roller Applications

    Rubber rolls are used in many industries to convey materials in web or sheet form. Selecting the right rubber compound for a roll entails matching application requirements with the characteristics of the elastomer...