Prototyping & Design Assistance
Reiss Silicone Rubber Division offers you the expertise you need in designing and prototyping silicone rubber products. Based on our industry expertise and experience, we will recommend the most economical silicone rubber material and process for your application and part.
Formulating and Compounding
An in-house rubber chemist will work with you to develop the formulations best able to meet the specific requirements of your application.
Reiss formulates materials and products to meet most automotive, military, commercial, UL, NSF, ASTM D-2000, ASTM C1115, ASTM D1056, FDA 21 CFR 177.2600, ZZR-765, A-A-59588, A-A-55759, AMS, EQUIV.
Custom Milling & Mixing
Reiss can produce custom mixed silicone rubber compounds in a variety of preformed shapes, including sheets, strips, rods, and continual roll forms, in lots as small as 2 pounds. The compounds can be produced in translucent and custom colors.
Silicone and fluorosilicone rubber can be extruded in both solid and sponge on multiple extrusion lines.
Reiss Manufacturing has the capabilities to provide standard or custom profiles, tubing, gaskets, seals, cord, strips, insulation wrap and other various types of custom extrusions.
Silicone and fluorosilicone can be molded in both solid and sponge, while fluorocarbons like Viton® and EPDM are molded in solid.
Rubber molding process capabilities include:
- Compression (multiple cavity or single to meet your production quantity needs)
- and more
Reiss Manufacturing has the capabilities to produce both solid or sponge silicone sheet in a variety of colors, thicknesses and durometer. Our calendering operation offers continuous rolled sheet in silicone, fluorosilicone, Viton®, EPDM and EPR rubber. Calendering processes include:
Reiss Manufacturing’s Silicone Rubber Division is skilled in fabricating gaskets, seals and other custom parts from a variety of heat cured rubber compounds in finished form.
In-house tool design and manufacturing utilizing CAD/CAM allows us to offer low-cost tooling with short lead times. While we have the full scope of engineering capabilities to produce all types of molds, dies and tools, we do have strategic relationships with outside mold makers for specialty tools.
Reiss Manufacturing can provide specialized colors when required. We typically require a PMS number or a color sample to be provided by the customer so we can more easily match the specified color.
At Reiss Manufacturing, we have the capability to do standard ASTM testing in-house. We also work closely with our customers to have additional testing done at an A2LA Accredited lab facility when required.
Reiss silicone rubber can help you solve many problems you encounter. Our chemists and engineers will work with you to design the product and select the right silicone for your application.
JIT Program & KanBan Services
Reiss Manufacturing can provide just-in-time shipments to meet your immediate requirements. We will work with you to develop a product fulfillment system that fits your needs.