Five Reasons Why You Need Rubber Neoprene Pads
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Five Reasons Why You Need Rubber Neoprene Pads

You name it — and the large, durable, weather-resistant, chemical traits of rubber neoprene pads can do it. Within the industry, our neoprene rubber pads are recognized as the Jack of All Trades — offering a quick and cost-effective pad to protect parts and much more.

These pads are uniquely engineered for versatility and can be found on an expansive list of applications, including:

  • Cushioning heavy-duty equipment,
  • In dance studios to create a "floating floor,"
  • As weather stripping on door frames and for sealing,
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    And much more.

Continue reading to learn more about what makes our neoprene rubber pads unique and one of the most flexible elastomers available.

Rubber Neoprene Pads Resist Oils

As previously mentioned, our rubber neoprene pads are found in a vast array of applications, especially under mechanical equipment and industrial machinery. And when they are used in this capacity, they're regularly exposed to grease and oil.

However, many elastomers like natural rubber and styrene-butadiene will have a negative reaction whenever it's exposed to oils. In contrast, our rubber neoprene pads offer the exceptional characteristic of being resistant to grease and oil.

In addition, the neoprene material is less expensive in comparison to nitrile. While both offer excellent oil and grease resistant qualities, the cost savings of rubber neoprene pads make the material the preferred choice, especially for applications where grease and oil exposure isn't the most significant issue.

Rubber Neoprene Pads Boast Attractive Properties

In general, synthetic elastomers are designed to offer certain qualities that make each material better or less effective for certain applications. Hailed as the all-purpose synthetic elastomer, neoprene rubber pads offer many of the qualities and traits that are most useful in the widest span of applications.

While it may not be the ideal choice for some specific functions, the strength of rubber neoprene pads lies in its versatility. Neoprene boasts resistance to abrasions, moderate tear resistance, and has a relatively low density. These characteristics along with a swarm of others make rubber bumper neoprene pads the all-purpose elastomer.

Rubber Neoprene Pads Offer Dampening

Our ultra-dense neoprene pads can be used to dampen and isolate noise and vibration. The ability of neoprene to absorb shocks can be directly attributed to its large molecular structure. This elastomer has large networks of molecules that are linked and will flex anytime force is applied.

Once the force is removed, the neoprene molecules will rebound. This flexing and rebounding action causes the initial force to be dissipated. And when vibrations pass through your neoprene rubber pads, the actual strength of the vibration is mitigated.

Custom Die Cut Neoprene Rubber Pads

If you have a specific need, we can create the perfect rubber neoprene die cut. We use state-of-the-art equipment to carefully shape, bearing pads, and more from our rolls of neoprene material to your exact specifications.

How do you know if neoprene pads are right for you? In reality, you don't have to know. You simply tell us your needs, application goals, and budget — then we'll guide you toward the best solution. We're a full-service custom manufacturer with the ability to meet neoprene rubber orders of all sizes. We bring a wide range of experience across all industries, especially:

Contact Frank Lowe to Explore, Pursue, and Create

At Frank Lowe, we don't just cut high-quality, rubber neoprene pads. We provide invaluable guidance throughout the custom manufacturing process. Our proprietary process allows us to uncover your needs and guide you to the best solution. We call it explore, pursue, and create:

  1. Explore all of the different types of rubber materials and admirable qualities that can be used to enhance your product or application.
  2. Pursue all possible options examining each one with unbiased professional opinions and with an intuitive cost-benefit analysis.
  3. Create the perfect die cut rubber component based on your application and within your budget.

Whether you're just starting the process of creating a new product or an application or if you've been in the business as long as we have; it's never too late or early to partner with the experts at Frank Lowe.

Contact Frank Lowe today.

About the Author Randy Cohen

Since 2002, Randy Cohen has served as the Senior Vice President of Frank Lowe — leading Sales and Marketing as well as a variety of Administrative operations. Randy has 25 years of experience with a background in sales & marketing, production and business management, serving both government agencies and private industry. He holds a B.A from Syracuse University and a Masters and Professional Diploma from Fordham University. Randy uses his unique set of experiences to help businesses and entities across all sectors explore, pursue, and create better solutions.

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