Rubber sealing for medical applications requires high precision as well meeting industry regulations. Apple Rubber molding capabilities meet highest industry precision from molding custom designed parts and seals to microminiature solutions. Our custom molding capabilities is a complement to our vast inventory and capabilities to produce o-rings in various sizes, durometers and materials from medical grade materials.
Medical Grade Elastomers
Medical grade rubbers are a group of compounds that are typically tested to FDA USP Class VI or ISO 10993 test protocols. More information can be found in our guide “The Complete Guide to Medical Grade Rubber.” It is important to note that “FDA Rubber” is typically considered in the rubber industry as food contact rubber that complies with FDA 21 CFR 177.2600. This specifies the ingredients that can be used in a rubber formulation and extraction testing in water and oil.
Apple Rubber's medical grade elastomers feature improved chemical resistance, excellent heat resistance and low permeability to gas.
- Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) (-85°F to +400°F)
- Viton® Fluoroelastomer (FKM) (-13°F to +446°F)
- Ethylene Propylene (EPDM) (-60°F to +275°F)
Medical Parts and Seals
From simple seals to the most complex parts, Apple Rubber utilizes a host of sophisticated technologies and processes, including LSR capabilities and a Class 10000 ISO-07 Clean Room to consistently manufacture the high quality components you demand directly in our USA plant.
- Seals for medical appliances
- O-Rings for medical testing consumables
- Medical pump seals
- IV components
- Feeding devices
- Implant materials
- USP Class VI and ISO 10993 materials available
For more information on medical parts and seals, contact Apple Rubber today.