Please find below our latest news items:
Clwyd have developed silicone compounds to meet Aerospace specifications BS F 152 and BS F 153. BS F 152 replaces grades from the now obsolescent specification DTD 5531A and DTD 818.BS F 153 replaces grades from the now obsolescent...
BAE Systems recently invited their best performing teams from all over the world to attend an awards ceremony at BAE Systems Head Office in Farnborough. Mike Winrow was invited to attend to represent Clwyd for a formulation we developed...
Technical Director, Michael Winrow, was invited to speak at the Farrel Banbury® Centenary
Conference 26 -27th October
2016, at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) Manchester United Kingdom.Mike presentated...
Clwyd Compounders will be presenting next month at the Farrel Banbury® Centenary Conference 26 -27th October 2016 @ the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) Manchester, United Kingdom.
The title of the presentation “Mix Cycle Evaluation,...
Earlier this month Clwyd had a very busy 3 days having not
only a triple audit; on Quality (BS EN ISO 90001:2008), Health & Safety (BS OHSAS 18001:2007) and Environmental (BS EN ISO 14001:2004), but also upgrading
For those of you that are unfamiliar with Clwyd’s fluorosilicone compounds for military / aerospace specifications, please see the list below on compounds that meet AMS-R-25988 below and contact us if you require further information...
family run company we are currently building a purpose built factory on
Wrexham Industrial Estate that will double production capacity and
substantially expand the laboratory and development facility. Based on this
development, we are looking...
The longevity and efficiency of
water heating primary circuits and boilers, including central heating systems,
can be greatly improved by the use of chemical water treatment. The purpose of
these treatment fluids in central heating systems is to:...
Clwyd Compounders will be presenting on Bespoke Compound Engineering for Elastomers Used in Extreme Environments at the Manchester Polymer Group Annual General Meeting on the 16th May, which is to be held in Lancashire County Cricket Club, Emirates...
Compounders Ltd is a family business which has been operating successfully for
over 35 years from our site at Ruabon. We are now building a purpose built
factory that will double our production capacity and substantially expand
In keeping with their position at
the forefront of rubber compounding, Clwyd Compounders Ltd. have engineered a
solution to comply with the new standards in safety, BS EN 1417:2014 . It has
taken over a year to the develop a mechanism that is effective...
Clwyd Compounders Ltd. have developed a number of flame retardant
compounds for a variety of customers in different markets throughout our range
of compounds. We have tested a couple of silicone iterations for their oxygen
index (this is a good...
Although it has been a rollercoaster of a year, overall it
has been another successful year for Clwyd Compounders Ltd. and we would like
to thank all our customers for their business in 2015.In one year we have never had so many new developments...
Clwyd Compounders Ltd.
have developed a range of four nitrile-butadiene rubber compounds that have
been fully tested against DTD 5509 Grade A, B, C and D respectively; using
modern replacements for the original test fluids . To find out more...
Custom built oven installed to test FFKM to 325ᵒC and Silicone
to 300ᵒC. Please contact
us if you would like to conduct testing on your behalf. See our full laboratory
testing facilities here.
Clwyd Compounders Ltd. Will be at High Performance Polymers for Oil and Gas 2015, in Edinburgh later this month on the 23rd to 24th September. We will be at our stand while we meet with industry experts to discuss the current challenges faced...
Ltd. present a new range of silicones for Aerospace; BS
EN 2259, BS
EN 2260 and BS
EN 2261. These high-performance silicone compounds are designed for use in
aerospace applications and offer excellent resistance to heat and compression
Our exhibition team would like to thank all those customers old and new who took time to visit us at our stand at DKT. The exhibition was a great success and we would also like to acknowledge how professionally run it was, we look forward to returning...
Visit us at stand 12/120 for a discussion with our technologists or to find out about our latest developments. We also have a poster which will be presented daily in the poster hall; ‘Combining Compound Optimization and Mix Cycle...
Clwyd’s technical team have recently developed a
range of silicone and fluorosilicone compounds designed to be effective at
shielding electronic equipment from electromagnetic interference (EMI). Radio
This machine enables us to measure and set standards of dispersion within our range of rubber compounds. It is both an aid to quality control and the technical developments of elastomeric materials.
Clwyd Compounders Ltd introduces an alternative to ethylene acrylic
elastomers (AEM) for use in a wide variety of potential applications, including
valve covers, oil pan gaskets, seals, turbo hoses and air ducts. This
Izaak Watson – Rubber Technologist at Clwyd Compounders Ltd. will be presenting a paper on ‘Combining Compound Optimization and Mix
Cycle Evaluation to Suit Customer Production Techniques and End Product
Performance’. At this years...
Mixing rubber can create static charge – for high end compounds (FFKM) we have introduced
new techniques with a bespoke mixing area. Our latest addition is an Ionising
Air Gun. The ionisation kills the static electricity; the material is then
Clwyd Compounders Ltd. are to present a poster on elastomer mixing techniques at this years combined DKT and International Rubber Conference. We will also be exhibiting at the exhibitions which are being held in Nuremberg 26/06/15 - 02/07/15.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Winrow as technical director.
Mike is well qualified to provide the technical lead for the business and head up our Technical Department, working under our MD Richard Thomas. Mike joined us as...
Clwyd have been
developing a new series of ED compounds, which include both bisphenol
and peroxide-cured FKMs, FEPM (Aflas®), HNBR
and FFKM. These compounds have been formulated to give excellent basic
CCL Ltd is proud to have been part of the development consortium SafeRubber, Clwyd being the preferred compound supplier, which enabled the utilisation of SRM102 (developed by Robinson Brothers Ltd) to win the Innovation Award.To read more about the...
Clwyd Compounders recently submitted a paper on the subject of SRM102, a potential replacement for ETU, at Rubbercon 2014 in Manchester. You can view the paper here.
Clwyd Compounders will be presenting a
technical paper at the IRC’s RubberCon 2014: Advanced Engineering &
Materials Developments conference on May 14-15th. See our
presentation “New-generation curative - taking an ETU replacement...
ETU has been added to the
Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC), suggesting that its
use will soon be subjected to restrictions under REACH. Clwyd have been proactive in
formulating alternative cure systems to ETU for a number...
a thorough understanding of the internal mechanics of a fibre reinforced
compound Clwyd Compounders has been able to produce a range of compounds,
focusing on maintaining good processability, with greatly increased low
Clwyd Compounders is a partner
in the SafeRubber research consortium, which
has developed SRM102, a new accelerator designed to replace ETU in chloroprene rubber
compounding. We have developed and tested a range of rubber compounds using SRM102,
Key the properties you require for your compound into our new selector tool to see the range of polymers available to you, with an indication of price.
Alternatively, view properties of compounds made from a range of polymers which are commonly used...