Solutions to meet your specific business needs:
- Custom Rubber & Thermoplastic Compounding.
- Extensive standard product portfolio.
- Expert Toll Manufacturing.
- Pre-Colored Compounds.
For over 40 years, Cri-Tech has specialized in the development and production of high-performance elastomer and thermoplastic materials, working closely with our customers around the world to develop unique formulations to meet performance requirements and delivery schedules. Our goal is to ensure that you get to market fast with an effective and economical product. Cri-Tech’s dedicated development team is organized with agility in mind, rapidly responding to technical requests.
Collaborative relationships with key material suppliers and access to Daikin’s proprietary raw materials, knowledge, & research capabilities extend Cri-Tech’s global customer support network. A clean mixing operation with investment in overall contamination control. Cri-Tech is also trained and equipped to handle nanomaterials including nanotubes and graphene.
Custom Rubber Compounding
Cri-Tech has built a reputation in the market for its specialty rubber compounding expertise, on-time performance and dependable service. We continue to invest in our people, mixing equipment and controls to produce specialty elastomers with a focus on FKM, FFKM, & HNBR. Cri-Tech’s laboratory small batch size internal mixers and open mills support development full-time and scale seamlessly to our large scale production lines.
Thermoplastic Custom Compounding
Cri-Tech has a range of twin-screw compounding lines capable of meeting all your production requirements including large-scale, specialty, and trial/lab scale development. Our corrosion-resistant Inconel compounding equipment makes us ideally suited for custom compounding high performance thermoplastics such as PFA, FEP, EFEP, ETFE, PVDF, PEEK, as well as Fluor-TPE/TPVs. Cri-Tech also utilizes its extensive internal mixer capability to provide fluoroplastic/FKM blends and feedstock for our twin-screw compounding business.
Specialty Toll Manufacturing
Capacity expansion, less common polymer types, fluoro (corrosion capable) mixing capabilities, unique additives, high cleanliness requirements – Cri-Tech is trained and equipped to handle all of your manufacturing challenges for thermoset rubbers, high-temperature thermoplastics (Inconel compounding equipment) or blends (F-TPE & TPVs). Our lab can also produce sample-size batches of materials and perform industry-standard testing and analysis.
Pre-colored Thermoplastic and Elastomer Compounds
Cri-Tech specializes in the production of compounds in virtually any color with the ability to match RAL and Pantone color standards. We work with our customers to understand not only the color requirement, but also the performance criteria in the application. State-of-the-art color measurement system and dedicated equipment allows for rapid development. Cleanroom straining and packaging prevents contamination.
Our sales and technical staff will be glad to discuss your application and help select a product that meets your needs.
If your specification or application is not served by one of Cri-Tech’s standard products, we will develop a custom solution for you.