Self-locking extrusions are fabricated into gaskets and installed on windows and windshields. They’re also used around the viewing areas on machine and equipment enclosures. Self-locking extrusions are produced as rubber profiles in standard and custom sizes, and then fabricated into rubber gaskets that do not require a key for locking. Self-locking extrusions also known as locking gaskets, window channels, and window gaskets.

Vip Rubber & Plastic is a leading manufacturer of self-locking extrusions and other extruded rubber products for demanding applications. Founded in 1961, we are one of the largest manufacturers of custom rubber extrusions in the United States of America. We invite you to learn more and to contact us for the self-locking extrusions  that you need.

Self-Locking Extrusion Specifications

Self-locking rubber extrusions are available in a range of sizes and are made from a variety of rubber compounds. Vip Rubber & Plastic can manufacture self-locking extrusions in the sizes that you need and in the elastomers you require. These self-locking gaskets differ in terms of durometer and properties.

Dimensional specifications for self-locking extrusions include:

  • Shape
  • Length
  • Width
  • Channel Depth
  • Durometer

Self-Locking Extrusion Applications

Vip Rubber & Plastic provides self-locking extrusions for these and other applications:

  • Agriculture
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Mass Transit
  • Medical
  • Military and Defense

Self-locking extrusions from Vip Rubber & Plastic are used in custom applications, too. Our experienced staff understands the industries we serve and their application requirements. We can recommend the profile design and material type that’s best suited for your application or intended use.

How to Select Self-Locking Extrusions

The key to a high-performing, long-lasting self-locking extrusions is finding the right compound for your application. This requires the consideration of many factors, including:

  • Industry specification
  • Design requirements
  • Operating environment
  • Service temperatures
  • Chemical or ultraviolet light resistance
  • Installation technique

VIP Rubber & Plastic can help you to choose the right self-locking extrusions for your application. Our combination of innovative design capabilities, innovative materials, and highly trained technical makes us the extruded rubber Self-locking extrusions provider that more manufacturers trust.

Self-Locking Extrusion Materials

VIP Rubber & Plastic offers self-locking extrusions in the following materials:

  • Butyl
  • Ecoprene
  • EPDM
  • Fluorosilicone
  • FKM/Viton®
  • Natural Rubber
  • Neoprene
  • Nitrile
  • Polyisoprene
  • Silicone
  • SBR/Buna

Vip Rubber & Plastic also offers custom compounding, including the production of unique colors. Custom rubber compounds for self-locking extrusions  provide an application-specific appearance, performance, or feel that standard compounds can’t otherwise meet. Vip Rubber & Plastic provides spec materials, too.

Extruded Rubber Profiles and Self-Locking Extrusion Fabrication

At Vip Rubber & Plastic, customer satisfaction is our utmost priority. We work closely with you to ensure that every self-locking extrusion meets your application requirements, part specifications, and quality standards. Our team will deliver your order on time and installation-ready at a competitive price.

Extruded rubber parts from Vip Rubber & Plastic can be hot or cold bonded, spliced, and connected using pressure-sensitive adhesive, as well as color-matched. We can also create custom packaging and ship custom rubber products in almost any way you need.

Are you looking for the right self-locking extrusions for your application? Request a quote or find your support team.