Tips to work with rubber products manufacturers
It is difficult to find to suitable rubber products manufacturers, sure it is easy to find lots of rubber products manufactures. A lots price list and advisement from rubber manufacturers make you difficult to choose one of them to proceed.
Besides, even if you choose the one of rubber manufacturers, it is not so easy to have them to understand your demand or spend lots of time on the communication. You may not the professional guys for rubber manufacturing, but you know what you are going to reach, yes, that is it. I agree with you, you just need to let manufacturers what you need.
The rubber manufacturers will let you know what is not possible on your design. Some guys said it is possible and some not. It is terrible. So what you need to trust.
Below is the solutions to make rubber products manufacturer work easier,
First, to make the rubber manufacturing inquiry simple,
You need to give all of rubber products manufacturer same information for quotation as below:
- 3D drawing in iges, step or x_t format, this is very important, you will make lots of manufacturers give up your inquiry if you have no drawings.
- 2D drawings in dwg, dxf, pdf or jepg format, this is optional. If you are not making precise rubber products, no 2D draiwng is okay. If you have specification, please remake on your emails. The better solution is to specify on documents for manufacturers.
- Quantities for your each order, this is most important as rubber products manufacturers will offer unit price based this quantities.
- Different color, how many piece for each color,
- If there is special function or requirement, please specify on documents.
Second, which one is suitable among rubber products manufacturers?
As you know, no matter it is compression molding, injection or extrusion, you need to have a mold to make to proceed the rubber products manufacturing. It is terrible that your manufacturer tell you the mold need to repair or the mold can not be found in factory once you have repeat order.
Except for lower price, what the other factory you need to consider to choose rubber products manufacturer?
- Good mold maintenance,
- Easy communication,
- Reply on time,
- Professional quotation,