Engineering & Development

Materials Development

Precision manufacturing starts with superior materials development. QSR’s comprehensive in-house capabilities and extensive experience guarantees this critical step is handled by experts charged with creating material meeting required performance characteristics and specifications:

    • Compression set
    • Tear strength
    • Tensile strength
    • Hardness
    • Elongation
    • Modulus
    • Aging properties
    • Swelling

 

QSR formulates all thermoset elastomers including:

      • Polychloroprene (CR)
      • Polyisoprene (IR)
      • EPDM
      • Nitrile (NBR)
      • HNBR, Butyl (IIR)
      • Halobutyl (CIIR & BIIR)
      • Natural rubber (NR)

 

Why do business with QSR:

      • Comprehensive materials development
      • Extensive library of proprietary formulas
      • Silicone purchasing power
      • Compression relaxation testing
      • Custom formulations
        • UL Listed compounds
        • Low extractable and leachable compounds
      • ISO 17025 accreditation (A2LA certification)
      • State-of-the-art analytical laboratory
        • Rheometers
        • Mooney viscometer
        • Rubber process analyzer (RPA 2000)
      • Comprehensive milling and mixing capabilities
        • Lab-scale mixing for quick prototyping
        • Mills 72” hydraulic blending
        • Four mixing lines
        • Dedicated medical mixer
        • Material mixers 90 to 110 liters

Download our Elastomer Selection Guide