Materials

Custom formulated to your specifications

Materials expertise is what sets us apart. Our experts stay abreast of the very latest advancements and have in-depth experience with hundreds of materials. We develop solutions using our existing proprietary formulations and can design custom blends tailored to your specific application.

We are highly experienced in a broad scope of advanced materials – from elastomers to advanced fluoropolymers and thermoplastics. In high-performance composite components, our expertise ensures reliable bonding and performance.

  • Plastics
  • Elastomers
  • Composites

Basic questions to ask when considering seal design and material selection:

  • Media Resistance: what materials can retain necessary physical properties in the given environment?
  • Sealability: how will the combination of materials and design effect the seal?
  • Mechanical Strength: once the seal has been achieved, will the combination of material and design be of sufficient to perform as expected in the given application?

    • In-House Testing
    • Over 30 Manufacturing Processes
    • Bonding Expertise
    • Patented Compounds

    Learn About Our Materials Expertise

    Elastomer Part

    Elastomers

    Of the range polymeric compounds used in the oil and gas industry, elastomeric compounds and materials can be among the most challenging, and sensitive materials to manufacture. To ensure materials are capable of surviving a range of performance and...

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    Thermoplastics and Thermosets

    Plastics

    We are a recognized leader in high-performance material development. Because we design and specify our compounds, we have superior control over the properties and performance of our materials. The broadest range of plastics manufacturing and processing...

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    Composites

    Strategic integration of metal components with plastics and elastomers solves challenges that no single material can accomplish. Not only do we manufacture composite products, we develop our own unique composite materials. Our portfolio includes:

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    Brands

    Because of our extensive expertise in material development, we have created a library of custom blends. These unique materials provide distinctive characteristics to meet specific requirements for the products we manufacture. If your component needs...

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    NORSOK Materials

    CDI offers a the most comprehensive portfolio of NORSOK approved compounds in the industry. The materials selected for approval provide a broad range of applications - meaning our customers can select the material that's perfect for their needs. 

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