Compression molding has been used to mold rubber parts since the beginning of the rubber manufacturing industry. It is one of the oldest methods still used to mold rubber parts. Simcone technology is a silicone molding company that has utilized compression molding since the year 2008.
Compression Molding is the simplest form of thermal set molding. Compression molds vary considerably in size, shape, and complexity and also contain from one to a very high number of cavities. The Compression Molding process is as follows: “An uncured rubber preform, which is often shaped to the approximate size & configuration of the desired finished part, is placed directly in the mold cavity prior to mold closure”.