A setup charge is a non-recurring fee that is charged to the customer to cover the costs associated with creating a new, custom part or non-standard O-Ring. To help you understand what goes into each of our molded part setup charges, we broke them down by type.
Compression molding is a tried-and-true method of manufacturing simple rubber parts. The process is akin to waffle-making — a given amount of uncured rubber is placed into a mold cavity, which is then closed and heated. But how does it work?
Rubber compounds permanently deform under strain. This permanent deformation is of particular concern when elastomers are used to create seals. Decreasing seal force has the potential to create leaks over time.
Total organic carbon, electrical resistivity, and the eradication of pyrogens are areas of key importance for the Clean Room water supply at Apple Rubber. To assure completely sterilized products and provide the highest possible quality to our customers, we’ve developed advanced systems to purify our Clean Room water.