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LORD  |  vibration isolation

LORD Vibration Isolators and Shock Mounts - Engineering the Product and Process

How does our 25-year history of collaboration with LORD Corporation benefit our Partnership Accounts? Put another way, why would you simply order direct without bringing in the 25-years of cooperation and know-how developed during this long-standing relationship? Are you really saving time and money? Let’s check out this assumption and see if it passes the fallacy or fact test!

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Engine Vibration Analysis Reduces Development Cost and Time

Read our latest case study to learn how Modus Advanced, Inc. collaborated with LORD Corporation to solve difficult vibration and shock problems with advanced testing procedures and system re-engineering.

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Die Cut Gaskets - 5 Frequent Design Oversights and How to Address Them

Die Cut Gaskets eGuide: 5 Frequent Design Oversights & How to Address Them

If you make a mistake during the design phase, you run the risk of going over budget and not receiving your solution in time. Our latest eGuide will help you avoid these common design oversights. Get a free copy by subscribing to our blog.

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How is Rubber Bonded to Metal?

From time to time, while working as an Applications Engineer at LORD Corporation, I would get a call from a customer who was concerned the bond would fail on the vibration isolator mounts they were considering using. After all, a vibration mount is a rubber-to-metal bonded product in which an adhesive bonding process is used to manufacture it. I could easily see how this would be a concern, especially if someone doesn’t often deal with adhesives or is not familiar with the rubber-to-metal bonding process. During these conversations, when I point out LORD uses its Chemlok® adhesive in the bonding process, the customer is immediately reassured that the bond on a vibration isolation mount is most certainly not the weak link.  Want a top-quality and high performing solution for your next application? Download the LORD Catalog! In this article we’re going to explore the typical 5 step process used to bond or vulcanize rubber to metal.

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Why Consider a "Safetied" Vibration Isolation Mount Solution?

In my 34 years as a LORD engineer, the last 8 years being devoted to shock and vibration applications, I feel that I’ve seen and heard it all!  During my tenure, I cared a lot about safety and stressed the importance of using vibration mounts that incorporate a “safetied” feature, as should you.

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What Could Happen when Vibration Isolation Isn’t Considered in the Design Stage

If you had called 877-ASK-LORD within the last several years, chances are you probably talked with me! Through my 34 years with LORD Corporation, I’ve had the opportunity to work as a Tool Engineer, designing all types of tooling used to manufacture LORD products; as a Product Engineer, providing design support to many of the LORD Industrial customers such as Caterpillar and John Deere; and most recently as an Application Engineer, providing technical support to LORD Industrial Distributors and their customers.

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