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Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas Castable Urethane Products

From extreme heat and swirling dust to bitter cold and powerful ocean swells, the oil and gas industry regularly operates in harsh offshore and onshore conditions. The equipment used to explore, drill, extract, refine, and transport the energy that powers societies must stand up to stress.

Improve your oil and gas application with castable urethane products from Whitefield Plastics, a principal supplier of high-quality polyurethane parts for demanding applications. We offer a range of urethane casting solutions tailored to meet the needs of the oilfield industry and its service providers and supply chain partners. 

Made for Harsh Operating Environments

Urethane casting creates robust and high-performing polyurethane parts with precision. The process uses a 3D-printed master pattern and silicone mold to deliver high-quality components in a fraction of the time and cost of injection molding. 

Oil and gas polyurethane products can enhance oilfield applications in a variety of ways. Castable urethane parts can flex, which reduces the stress and strain of structural materials or vibrating components. They’re also appropriate for encapsulating and protecting electrical components, pipes, and cables. Further advantages of castable urethane parts include: 

  • Temperature resistance
  • Doesn’t absorb water 
  • Resists corrosion
  • UV stabilized 
  • High strength 
  • Resists the growth of algae and fungus
  • Capable of operating in humid and moist locations
  • Doesn’t oxidize 
  • High load-bearing properties
  • Absorbs vibration and shock 
  • Dampens noise 
  • Resists abrasion 

A lot of oil and gas operations take place outdoors, which means vital machinery and equipment are exposed to the elements. Immense strength enables polyurethane to withstand the harshest weather conditions. Because of this, it’s ideal for drilling, marine environments, and hydraulic fracturing, where pressure, heat, and water present various challenges.

Castable urethane parts are also extremely resistant to chemical corrosion. As a result, they’re used for fracing, drilling, hardware protection, and more. Safeguarding equipment from chemical corrosion reduces repair and replacement frequency, which saves money and avoids downtime.

The Castable Urethane Parts Experts

Whitefield Plastics is an ISO 9001:2015-certified producer of polyurethane products for oil and gas applications. We combine superior design expertise with innovative equipment and skilled personnel to turn around conforming parts quickly and affordably. Our capabilities include:

  • Engineering
  • Testing
  • Research and development
  • 3D modeling
  • Mold design
  • Finite element analysis, or FEA
  • Material selection
  • Dock to stock 

Cast urethane starts as a liquid polymer that’s dispensed into a mold and post-cured in ovens. The process is capable of including auxiliary hardware like thread inserts or over-mold existing parts. Additionally, it can incorporate surface texturing and in-mold decoration. Polymer materials can be formulated to exhibit an array of characteristics. 

Adaptable and customizable, urethane casting is suitable for the production of prototype designs and new applications. It’s also ideal for the development of custom components designed to replace traditional metal, rubber, or plastic parts that have failed. 

Work with us

The oil and gas industry demands the utmost quality from supply chain partners. A single imperfection or malfunction can have a broad impact, from a rig-down situation to an environmental incident.  

When Whitefield Plastics fabricates your oil and gas castable polyurethane equipment, it will fit, form, and function as intended. We work with you to develop solutions using a trusted consultative approach aimed at successfully addressing performance, fitment, longevity, and safety.

Material is purchased from reputable suppliers, and compliance is verified upon arrival. Our quality control team uses precise testing and inspection equipment to ensure every component produced surpasses applicable industry standards and customer specifications. All orders are audited for accuracy before shipment. 

Give us a call for additional information about castable urethane products for oil and gas applications.