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Our prototyping capabilities allow you to try various compounds and designs to optimize performance. For example, our in-house fabric coating facility allows you to experiment with fabric reinforcement for added strength.
Strict chemical formulation.
Our chemists and engineers compound each batch of rubber to exacting standards developed with your requirements in mind, including tolerances specific to your required operating conditions and constraints.
Meticulous quality control.
With ongoing SPC and Quality Assurance Programs, as well as our Safety and Pollution Protection Equipment (SPPE) Program, we ensure quality parts from start to finish.
In-house mold construction.
Utex has VTL lathes, CNC machines, and wire EDM as well as a full complement of designers available to create and construct molds. Your custom design is created in house, reducing lead time from paper to product.
Utex utilizes a wide range of production techniques to meet your needs, both present and future. Elastomeric parts can be injection molded, transfer molded, or compression molded, depending on materials and configuration.
In today’s cost-conscious markets, molding rubber to fit your need allows you the freedom to address your specifications with high-precision solutions while maintaining autonomy, quality and low costs.
Utex has partnered with hundreds of customers over our 80-year history to conceptualize and model new and existing technology. Combining the knowledge of our engineering, materials, and manufacturing teams, Utex can create a solution for whatever problem you are facing.
Utex has over 600 proprietary compounds to choose from for your application. Our in house formulating, mixing, and molding capabilities reduce the number of companies required for your project, and guarantee that your material is properly managed.
Want to prove your concept before producing on a mass scale? No problem! Utex offers a rapid prototype division to quickly and efficiently produce prototype parts for testing and evaluation.
Utex offers all manners of part construction, including: • Cast molded and foamed urethane • Compression, injection and transfer molding • Machining of rubber, thermoplastics, and metal • Bonding rubber and/or thermoplastics to metal or other substrates • Spring installation and fabrication
No matter what volume you need, Utex has an efficient method to produce the quantity you need. Through our in house mold design and machining teams, we can ensure your product is made of the highest quality to meet you and your customer’s demand.
Rapid Development BOP During the Deepwater Horizon Disaster, Utex was tasked with rapidly developing a blowout preventer to deploy on the severed pipe. From commissioning to shipment, Utex was able to produce a part from scratch in three weeks, a task that normally takes two months.Case Study