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Determining Injection/Compression Molded Rubber vs. Santoprene for Seal & Gasket Manufacturing

The following article compares rubber (natural and EPDM) and Santoprene on: Cost Resilience Application What is Santoprene? Santoprene is not strictly rubber, but it acts like rubber in many applications. The product is a thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) which acts like plastic in its molding characteristics. Santoprene is used to create precise rubber-like products including seals,
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Emerging Markets for Precision Aluminum Die Casters

Industries that Show Growth Trends for Die Casters in Coming Years Include Electric Vehicles, Renewable Energy & Lighting New technologies are constantly transforming the metal die casting industry, especially when it comes to precision aluminum die casting. Today, the metal casting industry is innovative, high-tech, challenging, clean, and safe. As an industry leader, PHB Corp.
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Die Casting Manufacturer–Precision Aluminum & Zinc Die Castings

PHB Corp. is a global leader in supplying superior aluminum die casting, zinc die casting, tool and die, injection molding and CNC machining services. PHB produces castings for some of the largest OEMs in the United States. We produce everything from lighting castings to automotive castings, as well as high-end appliances and products for the
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Local Schools and Businesses Come Together to Support STEM Education in Erie, PA

McDowell and Fort LeBoeuf high schools team up with manufacturing companies like PHB Inc. and Reddog Industries to help expose students to STEM education. STEM–science, technology, engineering, and mathematics–education provides students with opportunities to explore STEM-related concepts, develop a passion, and hopefully pursue a job in a STEM field. STEM education helps to bridge the
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PHB’s New Horizontal Machining Center For High Volume Machining

PHB’s New Okuma Horizontal Machining Center PHB recently installed a new six pallet Okuma Horizontal Machining Center. This machine tool allows us to react quickly to changing customer requirements because of its ability to run production on up to six different parts at the same time. This machine adds to our 50+ CNC machine inventory.
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Aluminum & Zinc Alloy Specification Conversion Chart for International Die Cast Manufacturing

U.S. Die Cast Manufacturers Competing with Foreign Suppliers The pros and cons of globalization continues to be a topic of debate for many U.S. manufacturers-now perhaps more than ever with the ongoing tariff and trade wars. When pricing die casted components overseas, many managers often fail to see the hidden costs of doing business abroad.
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Manufacturing K-Alloy / A304 Over A380 & A383 For Aluminum Die Casting

Why The Best Die Casting Manufacturers Are Now Using K-Alloy / A304 Over A380 & A383 K-Alloy/A304 is a patented casting aluminum alloy introduced in 2003 and has been a game-changer for manufacturers as it eliminates the need for processes such as anodizing, chromating, and painting. Eliminating the need for these sometimes expensive procedures not
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Die Cast Tooling Reverse Engineering Experts

Advanced Reverse Engineering Technology at PHB Corporation Need to Create a 3d Model and Tooling from an Existing Die Cast Part? We Can Help. For over 100 years, PHB Corporation has been a full-service supplier of quality products using our extensive capabilities in aluminum and zinc die casting. On top of our turnkey service that
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PHB Inc. Influencing The Next Generation of Manufacturers

PHB Inc. Influencing The Next Generation of Manufacturers The fourth annual Manufacturing Day took place on Wednesday, October 11, at the Bayfront Convention Center, in downtown Erie, PA. Sister companies PHB Inc. and Reddog have made a presence at the convention since its launch four years ago. Thousands of students and manufacturing businesses came together
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Heat Sinks (Heat Spreaders & Heat Exchangers) for LED Lighting and Electronics

Heat Sinks (Heat Spreaders & Heat Exchangers) for LED Lighting and Electronics If you’re a seasoned manufacturer of electronic devices or their parts, you know that a heat sink is a crucial component for keeping processors cool. This simple yet imperative piece of equipment incorporates a fan or peltier device to bring temperatures down and
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