Category: RF Welding

How to Seal Polyurethane

How to Seal Polyurethane SealWerks is a leading manufacturing company and expert of sealing polyurethanes together. We can fabricate a wide assortment of customized sewn industrial fabric and RF welded vinyl products. We provide radio frequency (RF) welding services for various thicknesses of vinyl materials to make custom shapes, combine vinyl seams and to create… Read more »

California Proposition 65: What Welding Service Providers Need to Know

California Proposition 65: What Welding Service Providers Need to Know As a welding service provider, you should understand California’s Proposition 65 and how it might affect your business. This regulation requires manufacturers to include health and safety warnings on materials that will be sold in the State of California. The cost of ignoring this regulation… Read more »

The Power of Experience: How to Leverage Vendor Partnerships in Product Development

The Power of Experience: How to Leverage Vendor Partnerships in Product Development SealWerks is a design and manufacturing service provider that specializes in the fabrication of sewn and welded flexible products with years of experience. Hermetic bonding of polymerfilms is our specialty. We have helped numerous design companies with inflatable and containment applications. Additionally, assembly… Read more »

The Benefits of ISO Certified Fabrication and Manufacturing Processes

The Benefits of ISO Certified Fabrication and Manufacturing Processes What is the ISO? The ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is an international standard-setting body founded in 1947 that facilitates the use of a common set of standards between nations. The goal of these standards is to create products and services that are safe, reliable and… Read more »

Tube Welds vs Port Welds for Containment Bladders: A Comparative Guide

Tube Welds vs Port Welds for Containment Bladders: A Comparative Guide The Difference Between Tube Welds and Port Welds Radio frequency welding produces two efficient means of allowing in-flow and evacuation of a particular medium (e.g. air, gas, fluid, etc.) into or out of a containment bladder. For medical devices, inflatables and other applications, tube… Read more »

Follow Your Impulse: Four Reasons to Turn on the Power of Impulse Welding

Follow Your Impulse: Four Reasons to Turn on the Power of Impulse Welding As every product developer knows, there are no hard and fast guidelines to determine the right welding or sealing process for a particular polymer or product design. Techniques such as hot air and hot wedge welding, radio frequency (RF) welding, and ultrasonic… Read more »

Fast Facts About Ultrasonic and Radio Frequency Welding

Fast Facts About Ultrasonic and Radio Frequency Welding​ At first glance, ultrasonic welding and radio frequency (RF) welding appear to have a lot in common. They’re quick, clean and energy efficient. They produce strong, durable bonds that are as strong or stronger than the parent materials. And they don’t require solvents, adhesives, or other additives…. Read more »

Solved, Sealed, and Delivered: The Benefits of Solvent Bonding

Solved, Sealed, and Delivered: The Benefits of Solvent Bonding Solvent Bonding Joining different plastic composites is a common step in product fabrication. But when products are structurally complex or have more demanding performance specifications, choosing the right sealing process can sometimes be a challenge. Many industrial containment products, for example, are constructed of layers of… Read more »

What Are Containment Bladders and How Do They Function?

What Are Containment Bladders and How Do They Function? Containment bladders are helpful tools. They have many applications that can help your company thrive. As the name suggests, a containment bladder is designed to hold something, normally a liquid or gas. Logically, that means that once the bladder is created, it must be able to… Read more »

Beyond Polyvinyl Chloride: Choosing Safer Materials for RF Welding

Beyond Polyvinyl Chloride: Choosing Safer Materials for RF Welding Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is one of the most widely used forms of plastic in the world. It is durable, versatile, and inexpensive to produce, with applications in dozens of industries, from commercial building materials to children’s toys. PVC is also a leading material choice in radio… Read more »

The Versatility of Air Bladders and Their Many Uses

The Versatility of Air Bladders and Their Many Uses Air bladders are hermetic containers of air in specific configurations. In laymen’s terms, they are devices that are made out of flexible materials such as rolled sheets of films and fabrics that are filled with air. The flexibility of air bladders is important as it allows… Read more »

Using RF Welding for Creating Reliable Inflatable Products

Using RF Welding for Creating Reliable Inflatable Products If you’re tasked with manufacturing inflatable products, finding the best method for sealing them is high on the list of priorities. Ensuring the air held in the product will not leak is essential, and there are a few different manufacturing methods that can help accomplish this goal…. Read more »

How the Pharmaceutical Industry Uses Radio Frequency Welding

How the Pharmaceutical Industry Uses Radio Frequency Welding Radio frequency welding is a bonding process which is typically used to manufacture flexible items. The RF process lends itself particularly well to air/gas/liquid containment requirement that are common in the medical industry. Unlike sewing and stitching methods, RF sealing renders an impervious smooth bond, which does… Read more »

How Does the Medical Industry Use Radio Frequency Welding?

How Does the Medical Industry Use Radio Frequency Welding? By now, you probably already know that radio frequency welding is a complex, yet popular process for bonding the surfaces of materials by using electromagnetic energy and pressure. You may even be familiar with the ways that some industries use it, since it is a popular… Read more »