Window Channel Selection Tips

Window ChannelWindow channels are rubber gaskets that hold window glass in place and help to secure window frames. They also eliminate rattling and provide protection against wind, water, dust, and debris. Applications for window channels include mobile equipment, defense, medical and health, stainless steel and food equipment, infrastructure, and aerospace.

For engineers and product designers, window channel selection begins by understanding the types of products that are available. It’s also important to define your application requirements and to compare product specifications. In this article from Elasto Proxy, you’ll learn how to select window channels that provide the sealing and insulation you need. (more…)

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Rubber Channels for Sealing and Insulation

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Rubber channels keep window glass from rattling and seal out wind, weather, and water. Learn how to select rubber channels for your application, and how custom channels are fabricated from standard rubber profiles.

Rubber channels help to secure window frames and hold window glass in place. They eliminate rattling and provide protection against weather, water, dust, rust, and drafts. Most rubber channels are formed through extrusion, a manufacturing process that creates profiles with complex cross-sections and a smooth surface finish. Beaded rubber channels contain stainless steel beads to support installation without stretching or pulling. Unbeaded glass run channels with coated linings are also available.  (more…)

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