Custom rubber compounding capabilities and quality in Mexico

Custom rubber compounding capabilities and quality in Mexico 2016-12-05T04:14:05+00:00
Preferred Compounding de México provides high-quality custom black compounding in the central industrial area of Mexico between Mexico City, Monterrey and Guadalajara. Production capabilities include two black mixers, gear pump straining and an on-site quality control lab. The two mixers enable optimum compounding for a wide range of batch sizes and types. Preferred also operates a Farrel F-270 in Huntingdon, Tennessee, and uses Mesabi controls at all locations.

Mexico compounding contacts

Scott Lieberman, General Manager
248.794.2778
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David Garcia, Sales Director – Latin America and Southwest Region USA
218.733.7724
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Black rubber compounding

Line #1: F-270 Farrel Banbury® N Series tangential black mixer

  • Four wing tangential rotor configuration
  • Variable speed
  • Three-zone temperature control
  • Direct injection of carbon black and process oil
  • 500 pound average batch size
  • Variable speed water-cooled 84-inch drop mill with drilled front roll
  • 84-inch variable speed water-cooled strip mill with fixed bar cooling line and strip width capability of 0.5 to 40 inches
  • Mesabi Mix Vision process control

Line #2: F-270 Farrel Banbury® N Series tangential black mixer

  • Four wing tangential rotor configuration
  • Variable speed
  • Three-zone temperature control
  • Direct injection of carbon black and process oil
  • 500 pound average batch size
  • Variable speed water-cooled 84-inch drop mill with drilled front roll
  • 84-inch variable speed water-cooled strip mill with fixed bar cooling line and strip width capability of 0.5 to 40 inches
  • Mesabi Mix Vision process control

Colmec gear pump straining

  • Conical twin screw design
  • Four temperature control zones
  • Minimizes heat introduced to compound
  • Full range of screen mesh capability
  • Throughput capacity exceeds mixer; no process bottle neck

Laboratory capabilities

Production support

  • Rheology performance including Mooney viscosity and Moving Die Rheometer (MDR)
  • Physical characterization including specific gravity, hardness durometer and stress/strain
  • Dispersion characterization including disperGRADER αview and Brabender Ribbon Die Extruder

Research and development

Compound research and development for production in Mexico is performed at Preferred’s plants in Barberton, Ohio, and Tallapoosa, Georgia.

Compounded rubber quality in Mexico you can count on

Quality commitment

Preferred is committed to mixing and delivering high-quality compounds. We deliver with everything from ISO Certification at every facility to our MixLoc program (and 24/7 access to data on your compounds) to extensive technical resources to our Compounder’s Pledge to use first-quality prime ingredients for every order with materials never substituted without your consent.

Mixlocweb.

Preferred Compounding’s proprietary MixLoc™ quality program defines nine distinct and controllable process steps to achieve consistent quality. The MixLoc web portal provides you with 24/7 access to quality data on your compounds.

 Rubber compounding ISO certification

The quality management system at every Preferred Compounding facility is ISO 9001:2008 certified with Design.

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