Case Studies

  1. Solving abrasion issues on a pre-fitted assembly

    Solving abrasion issues on a pre-fitted assembly Solving abrasion issues on a pre-fitted assembly can be an issue. Typical problems involve cables abrading on moving parts or being subject to vibration. The traditional solution of a Spirobound type of product may not be satisfactory due to its’ sharp edges and poor appearance. Self closing sleeve is the answer, it gives high abrasion resistance together with a professional finish, it also Read more...
  2. Fitting parts to a vertical surface without mechanical fixings

    Fitting parts to a vertical surface without mechanical fixings How do you fit parts to a vertical surface without the need for mechanical fixings or an extra pair of hands? Easy you laminate it to an adhesive layer, only in this case the adhesive had to allow adjustments to the piece and not delaminate under extreme conditions. We achieved this by using a combination of adhesives to either side of a substrate, creating a high tack on one side and a low tack Read more...
  3. High temperature protection of sensitive parts

    High temperature protection of sensitive parts High temperature protection of sensitive parts is always difficult, Heatshrink is not always suitable due to the high temperature required to activate the shrinkage or accessibility problems. Conform is a good solution and has the added benefit of being removable for maintenance, it’s unique construction allows it to be stretched over the component offering good electrical, thermal and chemical Read more...
  4. I need it tomorrow and I only need one

    I need it tomorrow and I only need one “I need a complex bespoke gasket, I need it tomorrow and I only need one”. This type of request used to be impossible but with the latest CADCAM machinery the Drawing can be sent via email and produced almost immediately. Croylek now has seven of these machines each with a different capability allowing us to create almost any part from a 2D drawing. We regularly produce specialist parts in Read more...
  5. Producing specialist engine gaskets for an Aston Martin DB2

    Producing specialist engine gaskets for an Aston Martin DB2 Restorers of vintage trains, planes and automobiles often find it hard to get the parts they need for an authentic restoration. We often bespoke make these parts and in this case, we produced specialist engine gaskets for an Aston Martin DB2 Read more...

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