LMI specializes in mixing custom rubber compounds, with intermeshing mixing lines that provide optimum dispersion for dense and sponge compounds.
LMI is committed to selecting the right materials based on your specific application and needs. For example, materials such as Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) and Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR) have outstanding resistance to heat, ozone and weather and are suitable for many outdoor applications.
Learn more about these and other polymers on our Materials page
- Natural Rubber
Black & Custom Color Compounds
- Advanced color control
- Custom color matching
- UV Resistant compounds
- Heat Resistant compounds
LMI offers a variety of both dense and sponge compounding options for the most sophisticated extrusion processes, including continuous sponge extrusion compounds.
LMI offers options in both dense and cellular rubber for injection, compression and transfer
LMI’s history and experience in the development and mixing of sponge compounds has made sponge one of our core product lines. Success in sponge requires excellent control over incoming raw materials, precise weighment of formulation additives and incredible control throughout the entire mixing process. LMI offers a wide array of sponge compound solutions for both continuous extrusion and molding processes.
Learn more in our Custom Rubber Mixing eBook.
Compound Design and Development
LMI offers a wide range of compound design and development support. An experienced support team is ready to provide assistance in compound optimization and design for many technical applications. LMI has a fully-equipped lab mixer for creating small, prototype batches. Test compounds can also be evaluated on a pilot Liquid Cure Medium (LCM) extrusion line.