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Clwyd Compounders to Exhibit  @ Ocean Business, Southampton  - March 2017 Clwyd Compounders to Exhibit @ Ocean Business, Southampton - March 2017

Clwyd Compounders has been involved in subsea sealing for over 30 years and thought it was about time to exhibit at Ocean Business from the 4th-6th April, this is held at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. Please contact us via enquiries@clwydcompounders.com... read more


Silicone for Aerospace Specification AMS 3305 - February 2017 Silicone for Aerospace Specification AMS 3305 - February 2017

Clwyd have developed two silicone compounds to meet another Aerospace specification AMS 3305To speak to us regarding this specification or any other rubber compounds please contact us today. read more


Silicone for Aerospace BS F 152 and BS F 153 - January 2017 Silicone for Aerospace BS F 152 and BS F 153 - January 2017

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... read more


BAE Systems Recognise Clwyd Compounders with Award - November 2016 BAE Systems Recognise Clwyd Compounders with Award - November 2016

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... read more


Enhancing Processability and End Product Performance (Download)- October 2016 Enhancing Processability and End Product Performance (Download)- October 2016

Clwyd’s 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... read more


Clwyd Presenting @ the Museum of Science and Industry next month - September 2016

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,... read more


New Environmental BS EN ISO 14001:2015 Accreditation - August 2016

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 the Environmental... read more


Fluorosilicone Compounds to AMS-R-25988 Military / Aerospace Specifications - July 2016 Fluorosilicone Compounds to AMS-R-25988 Military / Aerospace Specifications - July 2016

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... read more


Career Opportunity for Rubber Technologists – June 2016

A 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... read more


Rubber Compound for Domestic Water Treatment Association (DWTA) - May 2016

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:... read more


Bespoke Compound Engineering for Elastomers Used in Extreme Environments, to be Presented at MPG - April 2016 Bespoke Compound Engineering for Elastomers Used in Extreme Environments, to be Presented at MPG - April 2016

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... read more


Planning for the Future - March 2016 Planning for the Future - March 2016

Clwyd 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 laboratory... read more


BS EN 1417:2014 Safety Standard for Rubber Mills – February 2016 BS EN 1417:2014 Safety Standard for Rubber Mills – February 2016

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... read more


Flame Retardant Compounds - January 2016 Flame Retardant Compounds - January 2016

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... read more


Merry Christmas and a Big Thank You - December 2015

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... read more


New Compounds for Old DTD 5509 Specification - November 2015

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... read more


New Oven Installed for Testing High Temperature FFKM and Silicone Grades - October 2015

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. read more


Exhibiting @ High Performance Polymers for Oil and Gas 2015 - September 2015 Exhibiting @ High Performance Polymers for Oil and Gas 2015 - September 2015

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... read more


New Range of Silicone Compounds for Aerospace Applications - August 2015

Clwyd Compounders 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 set,... read more


 DKT a Successful Exhibition - July 2015 DKT a Successful Exhibition - July 2015

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... read more


Clwyd Compounders Ltd Exhibiting @ DKT & the International Rubber Conference 29th June - 2nd July 2015 Clwyd Compounders Ltd Exhibiting @ DKT & the International Rubber Conference 29th June - 2nd July 2015

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... read more


New Range of EMI/RF Shielding Compounds - MIL-83528C - May 2015

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 frequency electromagnetic... read more


New Dispergrader Installed and Operational - May 2015 New Dispergrader Installed and Operational - May 2015

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. read more


New High Temperature ACM Grade Pushes the Boundaries in Turbo Hose Applications - April 2015

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 high-temperature polyacrylate... read more


Clwyd Compounders Ltd. to Present at Manchester Polymer Group Rubber Seminar, 20th April 2015 - March 2015 Clwyd Compounders Ltd. to Present at Manchester Polymer Group Rubber Seminar, 20th April 2015 - March 2015

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... read more


Clwyd Compounders Ltd. Introduces Ionising Air Gun for FFKM - February 2015 Clwyd Compounders Ltd. Introduces Ionising Air Gun for FFKM - February 2015

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 static-free... read more


Clwyd Compounders Ltd. to present @ DKT & International Rubber Conference - January 2015 Clwyd Compounders Ltd. to present @ DKT & International Rubber Conference - January 2015

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. read more


November 2014 - Michael Winrow appointed technical director as business plans for the future

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... read more


August 2014 - Clwyd introduces a new range of explosive decompression resistant (ED) compounds

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 physical properties,... read more


July 2014 - Award Winning Work! Innovation Award (Sponsored by GSK) at the Chemical Industry Awards

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... read more


June 2014 - Paper on Potential replacement accelerator for ETU presented at Rubbercon 2014

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. read more


April 2014 -Paper on new generation curatives to be presented at RubberCon 2014

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... read more


January 2014 - REACH news - ETU (Imidazoline-2-thione) added to Candidate List

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... read more


October 2013 - New Case Study - Clwyd Compounders has developed a range of fibre reinforced compounds with a focus on improved processability

By gaining 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 extension modulus... read more


July 2013 - SafeRubber project discovers SRM102, an alternative to ethyl thiourea (ETU)

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, which... read more


June 2013 - Try our compound selector tool!

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... read more


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