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Rubber Coated Fabric

Metflex has designed and developed a unique purpose built rubber coating plant to produce un-vulcanised material for its in-house gas meter diaphragm manufacturing area. However, this process lends itself perfectly to the manufacture of a wide combination of coated fabrics … Continue reading

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Compound Development

Developing a new or modified compound is far more than alchemy. Although knowledge and experience will play an important part in developing a rubber formulation, arriving at the final compound will involve cooperation between the customer and manufacturer, and considerable … Continue reading

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Rubber Approvals

The sheer number of current materials standards throughout the world is extensive, but Metflex can develop the rubber materials and product to meet your needs. Typically, customers either produce their own specifications, make references to industry standards or provide copies … Continue reading

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Rubber Types / Materials Key

Metflex currently produce components in a wide range of rubber types, and we are constantly developing new formulations to widen the scope of applications for our customers, if there are other polymers which are not listed below and with which … Continue reading

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Large-Block Moulding Department to receive significant boost

The Large-Block Moulding Department will receive a significant boost to its capacity with the introduction of a new twin bed ‘Tung-Yu’ press. The new press, which has two 900mm bed plates and a capability of 500 tonnes of pressure (per … Continue reading

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18 Month refurbishment programme

Metflex have commenced an 18 month refurbishment programme across all its Compression Moulding Departments. This is to ensure the quality and accuracy of products manufactured by Metflex is of the highest level, satisfying the ever increasing tighter tolerances and product … Continue reading

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Metflex adopt the ‘FIVE WHY’ approach

As part of Metflex’s continual improvement process, every operation and method of working are questioned. By adopting a “FIVE WHY” approach Metflex have been able to increase production efficiencies through the merger of two similar departments. This has maximised labour … Continue reading

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