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The Power of Plastic: Eight Types and How They’re Used

When it comes to non-metals, there’s no more versatile material than plastic. You can’t go one day — maybe not even one hour — without relying on some sort of plastic product within your everyday life. Plastics are out there constantly improving our world — keeping us dry when it rains, protecting our food…

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Six Materials For Great Gaskets

At Breiner Non-Metallics, we make a lot of gaskets. Our parts make their way around the world, helping manufacturers, mechanical contractors and more maintain the integrity of their equipment. Many different non-metallic materials can be used in gasket manufacturing, with each presenting their own unique advantages and abilities under different circumstances.

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What is Non-Metallic Die Cutting?

Have you ever looked at an item you are using and wonder how it is made? Chances are it, or at least a part of it, was created by non-metallic die cutting. At Breiner Non-Metallics, we think non-metallic die cutting is a pretty big deal. While it oftentimes goes...

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Foam Rubber vs Sponge Rubber

For the products we often prepare for our customers at Breiner Non-Metallics, the materials we commonly work with are foam rubber and sponge rubber. Both are reliable and fill the needs of our customers. However, there are still some key differences. The...

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Compressed Non-Asbestos Gaskets

Apart from rubber, for many years asbestos was an equal parts effective and popular choice for use creating gaskets for a variety of applications. Asbestos’ fiber strength and properties made it resistant to severe temperature and chemical exposure....

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