Site Visit to Clwyd Compounders

21 Sep 2018

Organised by the IOM3 Rubber in Engineering Group

This RIEG event included a tour of the new compounding facilites at Clwyd Compounders Ltd. The 25 visitors were very grateful to Ian Haywood and his team for hosting the event.

During the tour we saw:

Several Banbury internal mixers for compound production as well as several rubber mills for mixing and compound finishing.

The clean rooms for compounding silicones, and perfluoroelastomers.

Silicone Mixing facility

The process laboratory with a range of facilities for measuring the processing of the uncured compound. There were also extensive faciliites for measuring mechanical properties, heat, liquid, corrosion and ozone resistance as well as low temperature capabilities of cured compounds.

Characterisation Laboratory

Venue and booking

Event Location: 
1 Elm Point
Abbey Road North
Wrexham Industrial Estate
LL13 9UE
United Kingdom
Contact details: 

Dr Joe Hallett