Rubber Compound Manufacturing

Rubber Compound Manufacturing A rubber compound is a mixture made from one or more base polymers, fillers, and other chemicals. The result is a finished rubber material. Rubber compounds can be formulated to address a number of concerns and necessary strengths for the...

Rubber Manufacturing

Rubber Manufacturing Humans have been creating and using rubber since as early as 1600 BC. Early indigenous Mesoamerican communities used rubber balls made from stabilized rubber for sports. This strong, stable rubber was also used for waterproofing, containers, and...

Polyisoprene FAQ

What is Polyisoprene? As a synthetic polymer, polyisoprene is an artificial latex that is compounded to mirror the same properties as natural rubber latex. Synthetic polyisoprene compounds are commonly used as an alternative to natural rubber latex for tubing and...

Thermoplastic Elastomers Information & Facts

Thermoplastic Elastomers Offer: 1. A Safe Alternative for Individuals with Latex Allergies For applications where latex-allergens are a concern, like the medical and surgical industry, many product manufacturers have made the switch to non-latex alternatives like...

We’re happy to help!

The KEP sales process usually starts with a simple question from a potential customer – “Can you help us?” And our response is “Happy to help!” From this root question, our sales and service team members take our customers down many paths to ensure we provide the...