various products

Innovative Technical Solutions for Vibration Damping, Cushioning, Energy Control & More

For more than 50 years, Rathbun has been a leading provider of vibration damping, cushioning, energy control, and related solutions. We are a 3M™ Preferred Converter and premier distributor of 3M, Aearo Technologies (previously E-A-R), Laird, and Katch products. We offer standard and custom adhesives, fasteners, foams, bushings, and other solutions for clients in demanding industries, including electronics, semiconductor, biotech, LED Lighting, and med-tech.

Based in Fremont, California, we serve clients in the South San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley, Northern California, and around the world.

Quality Thermal Materials, Sound Absorbing Foams & Other Vibration Damping Solutions

Rathbun has access to and constantly searches for innovative solutions for your ever-changing needs. We work hard to maintain up-to-date, effective, and cutting-edge product offerings that meet the needs of your unique application.

If there’s a product you’re looking for that can’t be found in our inventory, please contact us. We can cross-reference most distributor and manufacturer part numbers to find your exact product or an equivalent solution that provides the performance you need.

3M Thermal Materials

Rathbun is one of the largest converters and distributors of 3M thermal materials. An extensive range of products, converting services, and configurations are available to satisfy any industrial application. Our expert team of converters will work with you to find the best solution for your planned use, such as:

ISOLOSS LS & Other Foams from Aearo Technologies

Aearo Technologies (formerly known as E-A-R) is an industry leader in energy-control solutions and specializes in damping, isolation, and vibration control in electronics, vehicles, and other equipment. Rathbun is proud to be a distributor and converter of ISOLOSS LS foams, a specialty product from Aearo Technologies. This high-density polyurethane foam and PORON alternative offers lightweight and flexible solutions for many mechanical problems.

Laird Gap Fillers & Thermal Interface Materials

Laird gap fillers and thermal interface materials keep delicate electronics from overheating during normal operations. Laird’s high-quality products offer advanced protection for most electronic components, parts, or systems. Rathbun is a trusted distributor and converter of Laird brand materials, and we are ready to serve you through custom solutions and personalized service.

Surface Protection Rolls from Katch

When you need multi-purpose and reusable protection for your valuable surfaces, you need Katch surface protection rolls. Designed with a 3M adhesive backing, Katch provides temporary protection for tables, floors, walls, and more! Many sizes and lengths are available to fit your requirements. From painting projects to DIY crafts to automotive applications, using Katch is as simple as Stick. Protect. Reuse.

SSD Cooling Solutions

Solid-state drives (SSDs) require comprehensive cooling solutions to protect computers, electronics, and delicate devices. Thermal cooling solutions from Rathbun can help control the high heat levels present in most SSDs. Our SSD cooling solutions ensure high-quality and dependable performances.

Custom Converting Services

Rathbun is committed to providing innovative technical solutions for your toughest challenges. With your knowledge of your process, performance, and application requirements, and our materials and converting expertise, we can create premium quality solutions that are custom-tailored to your specific application.
All our custom products are manufactured on state-of-the-art equipment in controlled environments. Each piece we produce is stringently tested to meet your functional, dimensional, and environmental requirements, including any applicable governmental or industrial regulations. We will work with you to develop unique solutions for your application and have complete in-house converting capabilities that enable us to manufacture the custom products you need.

Our 3M Preferred Converting Services Include:

Contact Rathbun for the Solutions You Need

Rathbun values you and your business. From our California headquarters, we strive to provide the best customer service in the industry. When you call us, a real person will answer the phone, ready to help, with no automated menu runarounds long waits on hold. At Rathbun, we’re here to help you find the solution your application requires.

Place your order today, request a quote, or contact us for more information on any of our premium quality products and services.