Technical Resources & Downloads

C & M Rubber Co. serves a host of prominent, global manufacturers, specializing in the manufacture of OEM and authorized aftermarket parts designed for a range of applications. See some of our resources below to learn more about our project capabilities, including a copy of our ISO 9001:2015 certification, glossary, and material selection charts.

ISO 9001:2015 Certification
Download a copy of our ISO Certification for your records.

A-A-59178 Supersede Announcement
The military standard for the MS25171C, dated May 19, 1959 was replaced by A-A-59178A.

A-A-59178A Superseding A-A-59178
Document A-A-59178A is the current commercial item description dated October 12, 2004.

A-A-59588A Commercial Item Description Silicone Rubber 
This is the current commercial item description for various grades of silicone rubber.

A-A-59178A Commercial Item Description Nipple, Electrical Terminal
This is the current commercial item description for various grades of Nipple, Electrical terminal.

Specifications Reference Tables
The specification tables are for common standards such as military specifications (Mil-Specs), AMS, UL Flammability, and more.

A visual comparison of the Shore OO, Shore A and Shore D standards for hardness.

Glossary of Elastomeric Terms
An alphabetical list of terms and their definitions related to the rubber industry.

Elastomer Library
The table lists their physical, chemical and performance characteristics and is intended to be used as a starting point for potential material selection.

Properties of Common Elastomers
A table comparing the physical properties of natural rubber (NR), styrene butadiene (SBR), butyl (IIR), and more elastomer types.

Elastomer Compatibility Chart
A table rating the compatibility of natural rubber (NR), styrene butadiene (SBR), butyl (IIR), ethylene propylene (EPDM), and more.

Rubber Shelf Life
A table comparing the shelf life of various elastomers in years.

Compression Molding
Compression molding is the most basic process of the three methods used to mold silicone or other elastomer parts.

Transfer Molding
Learn more about the transfer molding process we follow at C & M Rubber.