Compression Molded Insulation Flange Seal for the Aerospace Industry
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This compression molded insulation flange seal is manufactured in a series of steps. First, a foam insert (BMS 1-68) , molded in 2 parts, is bonded together into the designated shape. Next, fabric (D2000) is blended with a red silicone compound (BMS 1-74) using a red iron oxide ingredient which renders the component heat-retardant. The silicone and fabric combination is then hand applied around the foam insert to achieve the proper level of thickness, and then placed in a cool mold. A total of 6 different rubber coated fiberglass inserts are applied to the seal, at specified locations, to create the reinforced attachment points for the seal. The mold is then placed in the press at 320 degrees Fahrenheit (F) for 30 minutes, removed, cooled, and cleaned.
The final component shape is set by post curing the seal at 400 degrees F. The completed insulation flange seal is used extensively in engine areas of a commercial aircraft.
|Product Description||These seals are used extensively in the engine areas for the commercial aircraft.|
|Capabilities Applied/Processes||Rubber Compression Molding|
|Overall Part Dimensions||Length: 48", Width:4"|
BMS 1-74 Red Rubber
BMS 1-68, Corolon Fabric
|Typical Operations||Molding of Foam Inserts:|
Molded In 2 Parts than Bonded Together
Red Rubber/Fabric is Hand Applied around the Foam Insert
Placed in a Cool Mold
Application of 6 Different Rubber Coated Fiberglass Inserts, at Specific Locations
Mold is Placed into Press at 320˚ for ½ Hour
Placed in Oven and Heated to 400˚F
This Process Sets the Shape and Cures the Ruber.
|Industry for Use||Aerospace|
|Standards Met||Customer Supplied Engineered Print|
|Product Name||Insulation Flange Seal|