Molded Dimensions is Essential Business: Open and Shipping Product.

The Coronavirus situation continues to change daily. Here are the updates from Molded Dimensions.

1) Employees: We are initiating work from home for positions where this is possible. Our manufacturing employees, and other essential staff, in Wisconsin continue to report for work and production continues as normal. In addition to regular workplace sanitizing, we continue to provide ways to social distance ourselves and reduce cross-contamination between departments and facilities.

2) Raw Material Supply: We continue to monitor our supply base to assure our raw material stock is available to provide uninterrupted supply for our customers.

3) Production Commitment: Our manufacturing employees are considered "Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers." We do not plan to shut down manufacturing and shipping unless required to do so by governmental restrictions.

Best regards,
Patrick Roddy
VP Sales
(262) 284-9455
(262) 284-9455

Silicone Products Can Be Found All Around Us

January 27, 2016

silicone-partsSilicone rubber is an elastomer that combines silicon, carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.  It is a material that maintains its properties at very high and low temperatures, making it desirable for use in many applications.  Because of this, you see silicone used in your everyday home life in the kitchen as spatulas, and even oven mitts. In the office, Postit® note utilizes silicone-based adhesive systems.  This material offers such diversity that it is also used in many industries including automotive, medical, and power distribution, along with many more

History
Dating back to ancient times, the Romans used silicon-based sand to make glass.  In the 1930s, Chemists of Corning Glass and General Electric are credited as having created the first silicone polymers.   Recognizing the potential of the polymer, Corning Glass and General Electric spun off a group called Dow Corning in 1943 to continue the development of the material, which we use today. Continue reading

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A PEEK AT OUR PARTS

Pentathane Applications - Wipers Wiper used to material handling in food processing equipment. This material is both FDA approvable and abrasion resistant for durability.
Pentathane Applications - Wheels Pentathane® chemically bonded directly onto precision sealed bearing molded to tight concentricity specifications.
Elastomer Applications - Hose Hose configured for limited space in marine engine application.
Elastomer Applications - Tube Oil resistant molded tube used on combustion engine.