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Types of Rubber

Quick Guide to Different Types of Rubber Elastomers

Today, there are many different types of rubber material that can be utilized to enhance your product or application. The actual characteristics and properties the synthetic rubber material adopts will greatly depend on the chemicals used in production. These characteristics come directly from the chemicals used. As a result,  different elastomer types can range from being […]

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Closed Cell Sponge Material

Understanding Different Types of Closed Cell Sponge Material

At Frank Lowe, we are often asked about the different types of closed cell sponge material we offer. Because each material has a unique set of attributes, it’s important to have a general understanding of what the sponge material will offer your application. Fortunately, the experts at Frank Lowe offer decades of experience helping manufacturers […]

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Foam Uses

Uncovering the Countless Number of Foam Uses

Are you sleeping on the countless number of foam uses? Even if you aren’t, you probably are. Why? Because one type of foam — flexible polyurethane foam — is best known for being in car seats, mattresses, and upholstered furniture. In addition to polyurethane foam, Frank Lowe offers a full catalog of foam elastomers spanning from […]

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Cork Craft Ideas

Unique Cork Craft Ideas for Creative People & Small Businesses

If you’re an artistic entrepreneur or a creative small business, you’re probably always looking for innovative ways to grow your business without being too far removed from what you do primarily do. Fortunately, the experts at Frank Lowe specialize in helping business owners like you explore, pursue, and create more with cork craft ideas.  Cork […]

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Cork Applications

Building the Case for Cork Applications in Construction

When it comes to the construction industry, the number of cork applications are spread far and wide. The near impermeability of cork combined with its elasticity makes this material perfect for countless applications within and outside of the construction industry. Cork is light, resilient, elastic, boasts insulating properties, wear resistant, is naturally fire retardant, and offers […]

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Adhesive Backed Cork for Coasters

How to Make Cork Coasters Your Customers Will Love

With varying degrees of difficulty, there are several ways to learn how to make cork coasters. When you combine your artistic impression with Frank Lowe’s decades of custom manufacturing expertise, the possibilities are endless. to learn more about how to make cork coasters your customers will love!   Choose the Right Type of Cork […]

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Types of Fenestration

A Brief History on the Different Types of Fenestration

When it comes to the different types of fenestration, there’s always much more than what meets the eye. In addition to the traditional window and exterior doors, there are many different types of fenestration products and systems.  Let’s take a quick review of the history of different types of fenestration products and systems. […]

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Adhesive Backed Cork for Coasters

Adhesive Backed Cork for Coasters with a Kiss!

Whether you manufacture standard coasters or create one-of-a-kind decorative coasters, Frank Lowe’s adhesive-backed cork for coasters can transform how you do business. In addition to providing die cut cork in the exact size and thickness of your specifications, we can laminate the cork with our extra-durable adhesive to create an easy-to-apply, peel-and-stick backing. At Frank Lowe, […]

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What Are the Most Weather-Resistant Rubber Gasket Materials

What Are the Most Weather-Resistant Rubber Gasket Materials?

Whether you’re manufacturing medical device equipment or creating one-of-a-kind fenestration products, the rubber gasket material you choose is a vital step. However, if you’re manufacturing components or products that will be exposed to the elements, it becomes even more important to choose the best rubber gasket materials. Fortunately, you don’t have to do it alone! The experts […]

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Put a Cork in It! Understanding the Different Types of Cork

Put a Cork in It! Understanding the Different Types of Cork

From trivet backing, coaster backing, rulers, and an array of arts and crafts, cork material can be found in just about everything! You can also find cork products on bumpers, self-adhesive pads, spacers, and much more. At Frank Lowe, we create die-cut cork components for an endless array of applications. We generally offer two different […]

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