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Minnesota Rubber & Plastics' High Purity EPDM, FKM and NBR Materials for the Medical and Pharma Industries
Materials

Minnesota Rubber & Plastics' High Purity EPDM, FKM and NBR Materials for the Medical and Pharma Industries

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Quadion LLC, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MRP) introduces a new portfolio of materials formulated for Medical and Pharma applications. Using only the most high purity ingredients, these comply with existing and proposed regulations around elastomeric products. These materials have certified compliance to the European Commission framework regulation EC 1935/2004, US FDA...

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Qutoplex(TM) High Performance Plastic From Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Has Conformability And Dimensional Stability-Ideal For Metal Conversions
Materials

Qutoplex(TM) High Performance Plastic From Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Has Conformability And Dimensional Stability-Ideal For Metal Conversions

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Minnesota Rubber and Plastics specializes in metal to plastic component conversions using Qutoplex™ a proprietary high performance plastics (HPP).-  Proven to lower costs, reduce weight, increase corrosion resistance and perform better in many applications, Qutoplex™ is a new option for component designers. Qutoplex™ is another “first” in the advances in HPP...

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Medical-Grade Material minimizes wear, friction, abrasion.
Materials

Medical-Grade Material minimizes wear, friction, abrasion.

By providing permanent, low-CoF surface properties, lubricious- Quniton-® material minimizes friction, wear, and abrasion in medical valves, plungers, caps, and seals. No micro-cracking or flaking occurs when subjected to stretching during installation. Use does not adversely impact any materials' bulk properties, and there is no impact on extractables or leachables. Offering thermal stability...

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Molded O-Rings and Rubber Balls provide optimum sealing.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Molded O-Rings and Rubber Balls provide optimum sealing.

Available in 12 materials with ODs from 0.070–0.139 in., Quad-® O-Rings are used as static, reciprocal, and oscillating seals in low speed and low pressure applications. Quad-Ring-® Lobed Seals, offered in same sizes, provide 2X sealing surface to withstand distortion and extrusion while providing longer life. Quad-®-Brand Ground Rubber Balls, available in 14 diameters from 3/32–1 in., are...

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EPDM Material meets European food contact regulations.
Materials

EPDM Material meets European food contact regulations.

Specifically formulated to meet demanding food contact requirements of European Commission framework regulation EC1935/2004, Qmonix 558EC exhibits optimized performance in both hot and cold process applications. Product is chemical-resistant as well as ozone-and UV-resistant for sanitation processes. With standard durometer of 70, material is suited for equipment used in beverage dispensing,...

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Permanent Lubricious Materials feature low COF.
Materials

Permanent Lubricious Materials feature low COF.

With inherent low coefficient of friction, Quniton™ Materials resist bonding or sticking to wide range of materials and offer extended lifespan due to minimized wear and abrasion. Materials retain all performance attributes including chemical and thermal stability, and are suitable for applications with severe chemical exposure and temperatures as high as 500-

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Probe Assembly performs off-highway transmission inspection.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Probe Assembly performs off-highway transmission inspection.

Disposable three-piece Tubular Sample Probe assembly matches up with existing rubber septum to perform inspection of lubricant for viscosity and contaminants. It consists of 12 in. long, clear PVC plastic tube; 1.5 in. long flow-through stainless steel needle; and plastic part to join aforementioned parts. Specially designed flange facilitates insertion of needle tip in septum to correct depth....

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Cover Assembly eliminates leaks in pump controllers.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Cover Assembly eliminates leaks in pump controllers.

Cover Assembly consists of integral control lever, actuating spring, and elastomer face seal. Its design materials handle effects of dampening fluid under pressure and withstand varying humidity and temperature changes. Assembly mounts face seal down to pressure control pilot valve with electrical connections made through round opening in cover wall. Assembly is suitable for use in off-highway...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Acquires Primasil Silicones Ltd.

Acquisition To Add Advanced Silicone Formulation and Compounding Expertise;  Expanded Manufacturing Footprint in Europe MINNEAPOLIS – March 7, 2022 – Quadion LLC, d.b.a. Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MRP), a leading provider of highly engineered elastomer and thermoplastic solutions for the medical, water and specialty industrial end markets, announced today its acquisition of Primasil...

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Company News

Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Announces Winner of Young Innovators Contest

Winning student receives engineer-for-a-day experience at Minnesota Rubber & Plastics’ new Innovation Center and $1,000 in STEM supplies for their school Minneapolis – March 2, 2022 – Quadion LLC, d.b.a. Minnesota Rubber & Plastics (MRP), a leading provider of highly engineered elastomer and thermoplastic solutions, today announced the winner of its Young Innovators contest. Eighth grade...

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Young Innovators STEM Contest

Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Launches Young Innovators STEM Contest for Middle Schoolers Students’ innovative ideas can win an engineer-for-a-day experience at Minnesota Rubber & Plastics’ new Innovation Center and $2,500 in STEM supplies for their school MINNEAPOLIS – Nov. 1, 2021 – Quadion LLC, d.b.a. Minnesota Rubber and Plastics, a leading provider of highly engineered elastomer and...

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Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Awarded The Medtronic Collaboration Supplier Excellence Award of 2020 in China

Exclusive Rubber Technology Provider Invitation to Supplier Day in Shanghai, China In April, 2021 the Medtronic Technology Center (MTC) brought together its top suppliers in China to an event discussing accelerating innovation and partnerships. Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MRP) in China was honored to be the sole rubber technology manufacturing partner invited to the event. MRP is proud to...

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Collaboration as the Difference-Maker for Innovative Medical Device Component Design

Last year’s global pandemic provided valuable learning experiences for just about every market. Medical device manufacturers grappled with unprecedented supply chain and demand challenges that spurred rapid and dramatic changes to the way critical devices were designed and manufactured. Out of necessity, engineering innovation became an essential part of the solution. Now, even as the pandemic...

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2021 American Heart Association Twin Cities Heart Walk

Joining forces with nearly 100 companies across the Twin Cities of Minnesota to rally around a lifesaving mission Minnesota Rubber and Plastics is a proud sponsor of the 2021 America Heart Association Twin Cities Heart Walk. In 2020, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics was a top fundraiser in the effort. As a proud sponsor, we will once again be walking to support and honor those that have been touched...

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Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Doubles Clean Room Manufacturing Capacity At Its Litchfield, Minnesota Facilities

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics announced that it has doubled its clean room manufacturing capacity at its Litchfield, Minnesota facilities. The expansion is in response to rapid growth of the company’s medical device business. As a leading molder of high performance elastomers and thermoplastics to the medical device industry, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics added a new Class 8 clean room at its...

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COVID-19 Employee Safety and Operational Continuity

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Focuses on Employee Safety and Commitments to Maintaining Operations During COVID-19 The safety and well-being of Minnesota Rubber & Plastics (MRP) employees is the primary focus of the organization. MRP follows guidance from government authorities and takes additional safeguards, while maintaining commitments to the communities we serve as an essential business....

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Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Upgrades Web Resources to Prepare for 75th Anniversary

As Minnesota Rubber & Plastics (MRP) turns 75, we look to the future with a commitment to provide more digital resources to our current and prospective partners. As a start, we began by re-imagining and re-developing our website mnrubber.com. Grab your favorite digital device and explore the new mnrubber.com. We think you’ll like what you see! Our new website, with a refreshed modern design, is...

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Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Advanced Materials Lab Enhanced by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis

Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA), is an extremely versatile and flexible analytical technique for measuring the physical properties of a range of materials. Recently, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MRP) invested in its already substantial material science capabilities with the purchase of a TA Instruments Discovery DMA 850, to deliver powerful DMA analysis capabilities to its customers....

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