Tag Archives: molding

New Gaskets for Old Equipment

Finding parts for old equipment can be difficult or even impossible depending upon the age. So when a machine is still capable of years of performance yet a gasket goes that can't be found the answer is to get a new one custom made to continues the life of the equipment. At Harkness Industries,...
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High Volumes, Minimal Waste with Injection Molding

In previous posts, we've mentioned that injection molding is very efficient for large production numbers, but just how it's so efficient is often a mystery to those outside of the industry. It begins with the mold itself. When we get specs from a client, we ensure our molds are absolutely precise to reduce the...
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Prototype? Cast Urethane is Ideal

Injection molding is great for high volumes, but when it comes to small runs, what you really need is a cast urethane process. That's what makes it ideal for prototypes. Cast urethane processes are fast and cost-effective so whether it's the medical equipment industry or robotics, a durable plastic component can be made quickly at a...
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The Advantages of Custom Injection Molding

The injection molding process has several advantages over other molding processes. It allows for the fast production of plastic parts with reduced waste and at low cost. The following is a short list of what you can expect from utilizing Injection Molding as your form of production.
  • Injection molding allows for high production output...
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Guide To Machining Cast Polyurethane

Cast polyurethane can be readily turned, sawed, drilled, ground or milled. These and other secondary operations present many similarities to the machining of metal, but there are also some important differences. This following information is intended to provide some general guidelines for machining urethanes. See our complete guide to machining cast polyurethane here. It is important to note that...
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Harkness Industries Custom Urethane Capabilities

Castable urethane has many unique properties, allowing it to be molded into thousands of custom parts. Some of it's properties include:
  • Outstanding Abrasion Resistance
  • Excellent Cut & Tear Strength
  • High Load Bearing Capability
  • Resistance to Oils & Solvents
  • Long Flex Life
  • Wide Range of Hardness (10A – 80D)
  • Superior Dynamic Properties
  • High or Low Resilience
  • Good Hydrolytic Stability
  • High Impact Strength
Harkness Industries’ unparalleled knowledge of...
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