Case Studies

See some of the projects and case studies CGR Products has completed to learn more about our full scale of materials and capabilities.


Sealing Diesel Exhaust Fluid with Precision-Cut Ensolite Foam

Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) was freezing inside newly installed fueling dispensers, requiring a seal that could withstand extremely low temperatures.

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Turning a Badly Designed Gasket into a Usable Solution

This part presented a challenge, since small cutouts were placed extremely close from the edge of the part.

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Protecting Loader Engines with a Custom-Fit Screen and Gasket

Because of the expertise of CGR engineers, a loader manufacturer was able to save money from reduced damage to the equipment during routine maintenance.

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CGR Helps Solve Large Boat Manufacturer’s Sponge Stripping Issue

In marine use, our gaskets and adhesives have no room for error. We had found a perfect solution to create a tight seal between fuel and water tanks for the marine industry.

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Reducing OEM Assembly Line Backlogs with Smart Packaging

And with our large array of materials on hand, coupled with more than 140,000 square feet of manufacturing space,

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Advanced Manufacturing Produces Stronger, More Durable Gasket

The gasket in question had a rubber grommet to aid in sealing a coolant port that traveled through an exhaust gasket.

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Gasket Redesign Reduces Costly Field Failures

An OEM sought a solution to costly field failures caused by gasket design and composition.

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Reducing Costs with Kaizen Events

In a recent project with a large automotive customer, CGR sought to reduce costs while ensuring that production would not be delayed or negatively affected.

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Solving Performance Issues with a Custom Assembly Machine


New EPA regulations required a hose manufacturer to alter the construction of its assembly.

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Solving Tolerance Challenges with Our OEM Partner Program

By purchasing a steel rule die with feed-through punches, our CGR team was able to completely eliminate the need for a secondary operation during the production process.

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Utilizing Automation to Increase Production Rates by 33%

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A well-organized Kaizen meeting allowed our client to enhance production rates by 33%.