What is Durometer and How Does it Impact Gaskets and Seals?

What do pencil erasers and hockey pucks have in common? Probably more than meets the eye. See, both of these are made of rubber, but you wouldn’t use a hockey puck to clean up your hastily written notes and a hockey puck made of pencil erasers probably...

Know Your Non-Metallics: Nitrile Rubber

  One of the most common materials requested in the world of elastomers is nitrile rubber.  Nitrile is prized for being very economical and exhibits superior resistance to oil, fuel and other petroleum-based fluids. Learn How Breiner Helped One of the Biggest...

Non-Metallic Gasket Materials That Beat the Heat

  It’s the “dog days” of summer and we’ve got high temperatures on the brain. While we’re sweating from the season’s high heat, this is nothing compared to some of the extreme conditions our seals and gaskets endure daily. The Right Material Can Make All the...

Rubber Materials Guide

Rubber materials are perhaps the most common materials we work with at Breiner. Many times, our customers know the part they need, but what kind of material it needs to be is not so obvious because of the wide variety of kinds of rubber. So, which kind do you choose?...

Know Your Non-Metallics: Asbestos and Non-Asbestos

We work with hundreds of variants of available materials at Breiner Non-Metallics. While there’s no one perfect solution for every application, some materials are better all-around sealing solutions than others.   The Right Material Can Make All the...

Improving revenue flow through reduced inventory

It may seem counterintuitive at first glance, but more manufacturers are realizing that reduced levels of inventory can bring increased cash flow and revenue into their business.   The Right Material Can Make All the Difference. Check Out The Guide Here  ...