"We would like to recognize you as one of our Quarterly Super Star Suppliers. Contributions Recognized: Immediate Responses to Inquiries Accessibility to Top Management, including the President, on crucial issues Responsiveness to urgencies with NCR, i.e. AA2000 parts Ability to meet lead times resulting in minimal past dues Adherence to Supplier Guide Willing to go over and above to ensure that orders comply with ...'s requirements Competitive Pricing This award is given in appreciation for your outstanding contributions in the First Quarter of 1997. You will also be included in our 1997 Supplier Appreciation Initiative Program."
Supplier Management, Purchasing Manager, Buyer/Analyst, Miamisburg, OH


A Ridiculously Exhaustive List of Some Everyday Rubber Products

Acid bottles
Acid tube hose
Antenna sleeves
Aprons, laboratory, etc.
Atomizer bulbs

Automobiles contain more than 750 rubber components, weighing more than 250 pounds, less than half of which is tires. Here are a few of them:
     Battery cases
     Belts
     Binder for friction material, adhesives, sealers, gaskets
     Brake, transmission and various other boots
     Engine mounts
     Floor mats
     Hoses
     Inner tubes
     Isolation pads
     Other insulators
     Safety padding
     Seals (both body and chassis)
     Valve stems
     Weather stripping
     Wiper blades
     Wiring insulation

Baby pants
Bags
Balloons, advertising
Balloons, metal foil laminated with rubber
Balloons, toy
Base at the bottom of walls in commercial buildings and schools
Basketballs
Bathing Cap
Bath mats
Battery Cases
Bedding, waterproof
Bibs
Blood stoppers
Bottles
Bowling Balls
Boxes, hard rubber
Brushes
Bumper guard pads
Bumpers
Capes
Carpet underlay
Caster Wheels
Castings
Catcher’s cups
Catheters
Caulking
Chest protectors
Cigarette holder mouthpieces
Cleaning pads
Cloaks
Clothing
Coated fabrics
Combs
Contraceptives
Conveyer belt
Covers
Crank shaft damper
Crutch tips
Culture cups
Cups
Curb pump hose
Curlers, hair
Diaphragms
Diaphragms in natural gas flow regulators
Diving Masks
Dog toys
Door and window seals
Door mats
Dress shields
Ear plugs
Electrical cords on thousands of appliances and devices
Electrical equipment cases
Electrical isolators
Electrical wiring insulation
Electricians’ gloves
Erasers
Escape slides (used in aircraft)
Exercise mats
Exterior lighting
Exterior power outlets
Eyeglasses straps
Faucet washers
Fuel tanks, collapsible
Film
Finger cots
Fire hose
Floor mats
Foot cushions
Footballs
Footwear -A single pair of shoes may contain these rubber parts: 
     Adhesives
     Filler
     Insole sponge
     Outsole
     Rag insole
     Sponge-arch cushion

Fountain syringes
Friction tape
Fuel cells
Funnels
Garden hose
Gaskets
Golf Balls
Golf Club Grips
Grips
Grommets
Hairpins
Handballs
Handles
Hockey Pucks
Hot Melts - used for adhesives, sealing, and decoratives
Ice bags
Industrial Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tapes - for mending, sealing, joining, masking, fastening, decorating, reinforcing, protecting, insulating, splicing, and identifying.

Inner tubes
Insulation
Jar rings
Kneeling pads
Life boats
Life jackets
Liner strips
Mallets
Mattresses
Mattress filling
Mattress protectors
Mattresses, pneumatic
Medicine dropper bulbs
Medicine vial lids (seals yet penetrated easily by syringes)
Microwave oven seals
Mittens
Mops
Mouse (computer)
Mud flaps
Muscle-building exercisers
Nipples
Nose pads for glasses
Nose plugs
O-rings
Ordinance Battery Cases
Pacemakers
Pacifiers
Padding
Pads
Pillow filling
Pillows
Ping pong paddles
Pipe stems
Place mats
Plugs
Pontoons
Prosthetics
Protective Equipment
Pump sleeves
Racquetballs
Rain Coats
Rods
Roofing, single ply membrane
Rubber bands

Rubber covered rolls - These are what ABBA Roller LLC makes and re-covers. Industries that use rubber covered rolls are: Paper Manufacturing, Paper Processing, Graphic Arts, Steel Processing, Textile Processing, Metal Coating, Leather Processing, Printing, Printed Circuit Board, Label Converting, Flexible Package Converting, Banking, Plastics, Film Extrusion, Food and Bottling, Corrugated Containers, Medical, Personal Products, Wood Processing and many others. They come in many shapes and sizes, from almost microscopic to hundreds of feet long. There are hundreds of thousands of them in the world.

Rubber feet on:
     Canes
     Chairs
     Computers
     Desks
     Keyboards
     Modems
     Monitors
     Printers
     Rolodexes
     Staplers
     Tables
     Telephones
     Thousands of other items
     Walking sticks

Rubber gloves
Rubber stamps
Rug backing
Sandblast hoses
Sandals
Sheeting
Shopping cart bumpers
Side strip door protection
Sleeves
Slingshots
Soccer balls
Spacers
Spatulas
Sphygmomanometer hoses
Sponge rubber
Sponges
Squash Balls
Stair treads
Steam hose 
Steering Wheels
Stethoscope hoses
Stone deflectors
Stoppers
Suction cups
Swim Fins
Swimming pools
Syringe tips
Tank Linings
Teeth guards
Teething rings
Tennis balls
Tennis racket grips
Thermometer cases
Thongs
Thread
Throw-rug non-skid undercoating
Tires - within a single tire you may have a tread cap, tread base, side wall, wire breaker coat, ply coat, and inner liner. Each layer has specific characteristics and is produced differently than the other layers.

Toilet tank floats
Tourniquets
Toys
Trays
Tubes, hard rubber
Typewriter platens
Upholstery fillings
Upper and lower control arm bushings
Urinals
Vacuum cleaner hoses
Vapor recovery hoses on gas pumps
Vibration isolators
Vinyl tile undercoating
Wall bumpers in hospitals
Wall coverings
Washers
Washing machine hose
Water bottles
Wet Suits

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