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Die Cutting of a Large Fluorosilicone Gasket for the Aerospace Industry

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Die Cutting of a Large Fluorosilicone Gasket
Die Cutting of a Large Fluorosilicone Gasket

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A customer in the Aerospace industry needed a company with the capabilities for large part die cutting, contracting G.F. Cole Corporation to fabricate a custom fluorosilicone gasket for use in their electronic enclosures. We manufactured this unit employing our 150 ton four post press, with its 40" x 80" cutting surface, and ability to maintain tolerances of ±.010". Quality assurance was provided with documented dimensional caliper inspections. This gasket was engineered in two pieces, efficiently utilizing the expensive fluorosilicone compound for a significant cost reduction. Product cleaning and packaging were also provided, producing 500 pieces per year for this customer, with typical turnarounds of 2 to 3 weeks.

G.F. Cole has the capacity to create a range of diverse custom projects of many sizes for various industries. Our experienced technical staff members are ready to develop precision products specific to your business. Our products and processes meet the highest industry standards, and our facility is ISO 9001:2008 certified. For more about our large part precision die cutting and this custom gasket project, please see the table below or contact us directly.

Die Cutting of a Large Fluorosilicone Gasket Project Highlights

Product Description
Electronic enclosures
Large Part Die Cutting Capabilities Applied/Processes
Large Part Die Cutting
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part
150 ton four post press
Cutting surface: 40" x 80"
Tightest Tolerances
± 0.010"
Material Used
In process testing/inspection performed
Documented dimensional Inspection with calipers.
Additional Facts
Fluorosilicone is a very expensive compound and this part was engineered in two pieces for cost savings
Industry for Use
Aerospace Industry
500 pieces annually
Delivery/Turnaround Time
2 to 3 weeks
Standards Met
Customer Specifications
Product Name
Large Fluorosilicone Gasket

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