New Promotions

Seal & Design is pleased to announce the internal promotions of Aaron Macke as New Business Development Manager and Rich Wetherby as Inside Sales Manager.

 

 

 

AMacke3Aaron has been with Seal & Design since April 2007 and has excelled in Inside Sales, with his most recent title being Senior Account Manager. Aaron’s focus on customer satisfaction has earned him the newly created position of New Business Development Manager.

The position’s focus is to develop new customers into year after year business. He will also retain some duties of Senior Account Manager and will continue to take care of current accounts and develop and strengthen business relationships with customers both old and new.

 “I’m excited for this opportunity to interact with new customers and help them discover all the possible ways Seal & Design can help their business succeed.” – Aaron Macke

 

RWetherby2Rich has been with Seal & Design since 2009 and has excelled in a Sales position and possesses strong management skills. Rich recently completed his MBA Magna Cum Laude from Medaille College in May 2013. Rich’s product knowledge and leadership abilities make him a perfect fit for the role of Inside Sales Manager.

Rich will retain some inside sales duties in addition to the new responsibilities including interviewing new sales hire candidates, training sales employees on new products and processes, and department steering duties.

I look forward to not only maintaining the world-class quality and service our customers have come to expect, but to continuously improve our inside sales department in order to exceed expectations.” – Rich Wetherby

Congratulations to both Aaron and Rich, we look forward to your success in your new positions.

BISCO® Silicones for Mass Transit

BISCO® Silicones and Mass Transit Gasketing

Modern passenger trains are comfortable, fast, and reliable and are filled with high-tech components. There are many places where gaskets are needed reduce vibration and noise, and protect key components of the train. The image below shows just some of the locations where gaskets and seals are required (click on the image for a larger view):

train-cutaway

Seal & Design offers products made from advanced materials developed by Rogers Corporation that can meet these gasketing needs. Specific needs require specific materials and Rogers Corporation’s line of BISCO® Silicones are developed and engineered for the specific challenges of the modern passenger trains.

Even if you won’t be designing a bullet train you can still take advantage of the better performance and reliability of BISCO® Silicones in your applications. Call Seal & Design today (716) 759-2222 to discuss your applications and if BISCO® Silicone can help get your application on the right track.

BISCO® Silicones & Modern Aircraft Gasketing

BISCO® Silicones and Aircraft Gasketing

Modern passenger airplanes have quite a few gasketing requirements to ensure the safety and comfort of all who fly. Here’s a cut away view showing just some of the locations where gaskets and seals are required (click on the image for a larger view):

airplane-cutaway

Seal & Design offers products made from advanced materials developed by Rogers Corporation that can meet these gasketing needs.  Specific needs require specific materials and Rogers Corporation’s line of BISCO® Silicones are developed and engineered for the specific challenges of the modern airplane.

Even if you won’t be designing an airplane you can still take advantage of the better performance and reliability of BISCO® Silicones in your applications. Call Seal & Design today to discuss your applications and if BISCO® Silicone can help your application take flight.

PORON® Nomenclature

Rogers Corporation’s PORON® is a microcellular open celled urethane foam with superior compression set resistance. It has long lasting spring force, low outgassing, is flame retardant, and can be used in a broad range of temperatures. PORON® is engineered for a variety of applications and offers high performance and sealing reliability.

Seal & Design is a Rogers Corporation Preferred Converter; we turn the PORON® raw material into any shape your application demands.

Here’s how to read a PORON® part number:

poron-nomenclature   4701 =  Market Prefix

   40     =  Formulation

   15     =  Density

   188   =  Thickness

   04     =  Color

Market Prefix 4701 – All Purpose
Formulation Series 30 – Very Soft
40 – Soft
50 – Firm
60 – Very Firm
Density 15 – 30 pcf
Thickness 17 – 500 mils
Color 04 – Black

Contact Seal & Design (info@sealanddesign.com) today for help selecting a PORON® material for your application.

Twitter Contests 2013

twitterStarting Monday October 14, 2013 Seal & Design will be starting a recurring Twitter contest.

The contest is simple, on Mondays we ask you a trivia question related to gaskets, o-ringsseals, molded rubber, and other products that we offer. The correct answers can be found from browsing our website, www.SealAndDesign.com.

All who answer correctly throughout the week by messaging us on Twitter @SealDesign or Facebook, will be entered into a random drawing for a $20 gift card to Tim Horton’s. You have until 1pm EST on Friday of that week to answer.

One prize will be awarded on Friday afternoon. Remember to follow us on Twitter: @SealDesign   All posts related to these contests will be marked #SDTrivia

Good luck to all!