From automobiles and oceangoing vessels to trains and airplanes, transportation has a profound effect on our daily lives. It connects loved ones with families, workers with employers and businesses with customers. Take your transportation application to the next level with rubber solutions from Minor Rubber.
We are a top molded, extruded, and fabricated rubber part manufacturer for the transportation industry and its suppliers. Whether you need production of existing components, prototypes for research and development or replacement items for hard-to-find or obsolete applications, we have the capabilities and expertise to supply quality rubber parts on time and within budget.
Transportation applications and parts
Whether moving cargoes or people, transportation application components must withstand extreme conditions, varying terrain and repeated abuse. Well-performing rubber products must resist abrasion, moisture, chemicals, grease, petroleum, oil and inclement temperatures. They also should exhibit high tear strength and ozone resistance properties.
Common transportation rubber uses include:
- Door seals
- Window seals
- Air duct insulation
- HVAC seals
- Lighting gaskets
- Rubber cleats
- LED gaskets
- Engine door seals
Minor Rubber is an expert in developing specialty rubber parts for a variety of applications operating in all types of environmental conditions. With an extensive inventory of stock rubber parts, expedited delivery is available. Our transportation-specific production capabilities include:
- Rubber bumpers
- Rubber grommets
- Rubber vibration isolation mounts
- Seals and tubing
- Extruded angles
- Other extruded profiles
Tailor-made transportation rubber solutions
While off-the-shelf rubber products are suitable for some markets, transportation applications often requires tight-tolerance seals to contain fluids and protect sensitive instruments or custom profiles to absorb impacts and soften rides. Minor Rubber can work with you to develop a custom rubber solution for your transportation application.
To get the best result, our process includes:
- Consulting with your team to gain full understanding of the product and its intended uses
- Identifying the rubber compound best suited for the product’s particular needs-When rubber is joined to metals or other materials, pinpointing adhesives to create the strongest bond.
In-house tooling capabilities enable us to manufacture accurate tooling quickly and economically for precision part production. Our custom rubber fabrication services include the following processes:
- Compression molding
- Transfer molding
- Injection molding
- Latex dip molding
- Profile extrusion
- Tubing extrusion
- Washer extrusion
- Gasket extrusion
- Extrusion of complex shapes, which include long lengths on reels or coils and fabricated with holes, notches and special cut-outs.
Taking the lead
Founded in 1914, Minor Rubber understands the transportation industry is constantly moving forward. We stay on top of our industry by being experts in yours.
Offering flexible solutions tailored to the customer, Minor Rubber has the expertise, equipment and supply chain network needed to fulfill orders quickly and correctly.
Get a quote from Minor Rubber today on our transportation parts.