As demand for rubber and silicone products increases, Caplugs is investing in expanding production capacity, developing a new clean room manufacturing facility designed for compression and injection molding capabilities.
The new 3,750-square-foot clean room space, designed to meet Class 8 standards and ISO certifications, is expected to come online in October 2021. Caplugs After overcoming substantial engineering challenges, Caplugs has developed a manufacturing environment able to meet the rigorous requirements of rubber molding in a cleanroom setting.
“The addition of a new rubber clean room facility allows Caplugs to handle some of the most challenging requests from our customers,” said Vimal Venugopalan, Director of Industrial Business Development for Caplugs. “With the new space, we can not only accommodate silicone production for medical customers, but also for our industrial and automotive customers in need of products that are produced with low tolerances in a tightly controlled production environment.”
Along with three rubber molding processes and clean room manufacturing, Caplugs has a team of chemists on staff who can work with customers to develop and compound custom material options. Caplugs can deliver products that offer custom properties like enhanced performance, weather resistance, specific coloration or biocompatibility and cleanliness requirements, or a required durometer for a given product.
As the leader in product protection, molded components and masking for over 70 years, Caplugs provides the broadest range of solutions, highest quality and most responsive service in the industry. The company’s experienced team of U.S.-based design engineers specializes in working with customers to develop custom solutions, ensuring a smooth transition from concept and design through full production. Whether you need a unique size, shape or material, or have specific requirements for your process, the Caplugs team can help.
To learn more about Caplugs rubber molding and clean room manufacturing, stop by Booth D45634 during FABTECH 2021 in Chicago or visit www.caplugs.com/molding/rubber