Case Studies: Elastomer Applications

The Means To The Ends

Thermoplastic clamp with overmolded tips delivers better safety Anywhere there are utility line workers repairing high voltage power lines, you’re likely to see insulated safety blankets. And anywhere you see insulated safety blankets, you’ll see plastic clamps—or “diaper pins” in … Continue reading

Getting the Hang of It!

With the right molder & material finally in place, a manufacturer optimizes production of innovative surfing product The Skedeleski’s, owners and operators of surfing product development company SurfCo Hawaii, Inc. are, not surprisingly, a surfing family. They understand that along … Continue reading

Photoluminescent Material

Traditional overhead lighting, which often becomes obscured by smoke, is under scrutiny. During emergency evacuations, people need a clearly identified egress path. Continue reading

Hand Knobs

Rogan Corporation of Northbrook, IL, has a pretty good handle on their business. In fact, this two-shot injection molder has a handle on all sorts of businesses. Continue reading

Drawer Bumper

Knape & Vogt in Grand Rapids, Michigan, manufactures quality drawer slides for home/kitchen cabinetry, office furniture and files, institutional furniture, and other applications. Continue reading

Cable Tie Tool

HellermannTyton developed an innovative new cable tie tool that offered the ability to select the tension applied to the cable ties as they were being affixed. Continue reading

Axe Handle

Over the years there has been little innovation in the basic design of traditional wooden tool handles, furthering familiar problems such as broken handles and loose axe heads. Continue reading

Disk Golf Flyer Discs

Disc golf’s popularity has rapidly grown over the last few decades to become a worldwide phenomenon, offering players an inexpensive and more accessible option to shooting an elusive hole-in-one. Continue reading

Tennis Racquet Inserts

For over 25 years the world’s top tennis players have called upon world-recognized tennis “guru” Warren Bosworth to customize their tennis racquets for optimum performance. Continue reading


Imagine a sports mouthguard that not only protects teeth and reduces the risk of concussion, it inhibits microbes and makes a fashion statement while at the same time actually improving the wearer’s athletic performance! Continue reading