A Material with Flexibility: Neoprene Polymer

Within the world of manufacturing, neoprene polymers are a popular choice for making seals and gaskets. Varied in durability and flexibility from hard to flexible, neoprene polymers stand at the top of engineers’ lists for reliable manufacturing materials to complete...

Rubber vs Silicone Gaskets: What’s the Right Material for You?

Breiner Innovative utilizes several non-metallic materials when crafting gaskets, including rubber and silicone. While both have their value as reliable sealants, deciding the right material depends on your individual application. So, what are the differences and...

What The Heck is Nitrile Butadiene Rubber?

  When you’re introduced to the world of manufacturing and producing seals, gaskets, and other custom-cut parts, you’re stepping into a wonderful world of thousands of different materials that each bring remarkable and unique qualities to the project they’re...

Nonmetallic Materials: Viton vs EPDM

  It’s no exaggeration to say that there are thousands of nonmetallic materials available for use in gaskets, O-rings, seals, and other rubber parts. Just taking a glance at the list of materials can be immediately overwhelming if you don’t know where to start....

Synthetic Rubber vs Natural Rubber

As specialists in the crafting of non-metallic parts, one of our most frequently used materials we work with is rubber. This material has several useful properties which make it useful for our customers in a variety of industries. But there are both natural and...