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General Rubber Style 5100D
02/14/2018

General Rubber's Style 5100D Advanced Restrained Dismantling spool type body is constructed with full rubber flanges, a high-grade leak-proof tube, multiple layers of high strength tire cord, high tensile steel reinforcement, a seamless cover and hot dip galvanized steel retaining rings. Control units are typically internally attached and used as limit rods for secondary restraint or as tie rods when the support structure or adjacent equipment have load limitations.  This optimally designed arrangement is an effective solution to absorb large all-directional movement and facilitate access to piping and equipment as well as for unmatched ease of installation

For more information, go to our 5100D Advance Restrained Dismantling product page
General Rubber Style 8101LW
02/14/2018

General Rubber's Style 8101LW rubber slip-on sleeve type rubber expansion joint is designed with lower spring rates for reduced reaction forces and greater movement capabilities within a compact body.  This optimally designed slip-on and lightweight construction has exceptional all-directional movement and is an ideal solution for ducting applications operating within +/- 5 psig.  Additionally, they are available in multiple arches for increased movements and decreased spring rates as well as custom offsets and reducing arrangements.

Foe more information go to our 8101LW product page.
General Rubber attends Cooling Technology Institute (CTI) 2018
02/14/2018

General Rubber Corporation recently attended the CTI 2018 Winter Meeting in Houston, TX this week. Cooling Technology Institute (CTI) is the world’s largest organization dedicated to promoting the use of all environmentally responsible cooling technologies. GRC discussed performance rubber expansion joints and innovative solutions.  If you missed us there, please contact us directly for more information.

Rubber Expansion Joints: Basic Applications to Advanced Solutions

01/31/2018 

If you missed our 2-part webinar featuring Rubber Expansion Joints: Basic Applications to Advanced Solutions, we have placed a re-recording of it on YouTube. Presented by General Rubber’s President, Lloyd Aanonsen, P.E. and hosted by the Hydraulic Institute, it is the first comprehensive webinar on the subject. The first part focuses on piping system design and optimization, including identifying sources of nozzle loads and pipe stresses. The second part focuses on system reliability and efficacy, with an importance placed on traditional and advanced inspection methods.

Part 1 - Rubber Expansion Joints: Basic Applications to Advanced Solutions

Part 2 - Rubber Expansion Joints: Basic Applications to Advanced Solutions