A Look Back: IPC’s Top 5 Blog Posts of 2019

2020 marks the start of a new year and a new decade. The start of a new year also provides an opportunity to reflect on what was learned over the past year. At IPC, we’re thrilled to see how the popularity of our blog has grown exponentially over the past year. Some of you liked… [Read More]


Selecting the Right Ultrasonic Cleaning Detergent for Regulated Industries

Regulated industries use ultrasonic cleaning for pharmaceutical equipment, medical devices, surgical equipment, labware, optical instruments, and dental equipment because it is highly effective at removing soil and debris before sterilization, especially on intricate or hard-to-reach parts. A detergent must be used in conjunction with ultrasonic cleaning in order to effectively remove most soils. A multipurpose… [Read More]


Don’t Get Spooked By Rubber Assembly! Treat Yourself to P-80® Lubricants!

Rubber assembly can be scary!  So many parts…all different shapes and sizes. Trying to insert them into proper position without twisting or tearing can be quite a challenge. Don’t be tricked, treat yourself to P-80® Temporary Rubber Assembly Lubricants and slide parts easily into place. Rubber is naturally slip-resistant making it difficult to install, remove… [Read More]


Save Up to 60% by Switching to 20-Liter Pails

Do you know how economical it is to purchase IPC’s lubricants and cleaners in bulk? Depending on the product, you can save as much as 60% off list price when you switch to a 20-liter pail. Savings may also be realized in reductions in product cost, packaging cost, and shipping cost. Many of International Products… [Read More]


5 Step Guide to Choosing The Right Assembly Lubricant

Rubber can be difficult to install, remove or manipulate. It’s not unusual for rubber parts to slip or break during assembly or not fit into place: an O-ring may get twisted, a heater hose may not fully insert, or a gap can appear in a waterproof seal. Improper assembly can lead to a multitude of… [Read More]


Vroom…Motorcycle Assembly Just Got Easier

Motorcycles and power sports vehicles are full of rubber parts. Assembling these parts can be an arduous task. If you have ever struggled with installing bushings, hoses, engine oil seals, handle grips or footrests, you know firsthand just how difficult it can be to install these rubber parts.     Rubber is naturally slip resistant,… [Read More]


5 Reasons Why P-80 Is the Best O-Ring Lubricant

Remember the last time you had to install an O-ring? Maybe you were assembling new equipment or repairing a pump. Regardless of the type of equipment involved, unless you used an O-ring lubricant chances are you may have struggled with the installation.Common O-ring installation problems include tearing, twisting, turning, pinching and overstretching. Incorrectly installed O-rings… [Read More]


International Products Corporation And The US Department Of Commerce Strategize For International Sales Growth

International Products Corporation (IPC) helps businesses worldwide ease assembly operations and keep facilities and equipment clean. Who is IPC? IPC is a specialty chemical company that manufactures safe, water-based, temporary rubber assembly lubricants and precision cleaners. P-80® temporary rubber assembly lubricants are designed to decrease the installation force needed to assemble rubber parts, improving worker… [Read More]


Do You Need P-80® Temporary Rubber Assembly Lubricants?

Have You Ever Struggled With Rubber Assembly? How many times have you pushed a rubber hose onto a fitting only to find it wouldn’t slide into place because the fit was just too tight? Or, how about all of those seals and O-rings that twisted or tore because it took so much force to seat… [Read More]


What Is The Shelf Life Of My Assembly Lubricant? (And, Why It Matters)

Remember that temporary assembly lubricant that’s been in your cabinet for years? How do you know if it’s still effective and safe to use? These things are good forever, right? Absolutely not! Chemical products do indeed have a shelf life. Paying attention to expiration dates helps ensure you are using products at their peak performance… [Read More]