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Specialty Rubber Plant Liquidation

Thursday, June 25th 3:00PM

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Property Description

Online Specialty Rubber Plant Manufacturer Auction

Lots begin closing June 25th at 3:00 PM EDT

Preview: Tuesday June 23rd 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Pick-up: Saturday June 27th 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM and by appointment for larger items requiring dismantling.

Items located at 1200 West Benedum Industrial Park Road Bridgeport, WV

Please note:  Do not use GPS directions if attending the preview or pickup. They are not accurate.  Please use the directions below to reach the facility:

Directions: Take Exit #119 Clarksburg/Bridgeport Exit off I-79 go east on Rt. 50 through the town of Bridgeport.  From the Light at Oliverio’s Restaurant on the East End of Bridgeport continue to travel east on Route 50 to the top of the hill.  Turn left onto Midway Park Road. Then take the first left (almost a U-turn) just before the entrance to Pratt & Whitney.  FMW is the large yellow building at the bottom of the Hill on Right.




FMW Rubber was involved in the manufacture of specialty rubber products for the Nation’s defense department for several years.  The have ended this part of their operations and have engaged us to liquidate the equipment and inventory associated with this business.


Manufacturing & Processing Equipment and Supplies

Oliver Autoclave Indirect steam heating Elements, Max pressure 100 psi, Max temp 320, 6’ X 28’ internal dimensions, Side rails vacuum capable.

Pre-Vac Vacuum pump

Dake 150 Ton Hydraulic Press has capability for heated plates

Entec Winder updated 2010 Max diameter 34.25” set up for 16 tows of fiber, has a dip bath for adhesive

Instron 4206 Tension and Compression testing machine Analog control interface

Hurst Boiler

Impact Teste

Several Mandrels




Inventory and Components

Rubber Bladders

157- and 28-gallon fuel cells

Bladder Components

88 24 Volt Spark proof compressors

Gas nozzles

Fuel line


Office Furniture and Fixtures

Lateral files

4 drawer filing cabinets



Blueprint printer


General tools, Shop Equipment, Supplies, and Miscellaneous Items

Selection of hand and power tools

Titanium Welding chamber

Several Good work benches


Variety metal shelving

Work lights

Safety Glasses

Spill Containment

Exhaust hoods




Bidding Errors: All bids are binding and final once an item has sold. Once bidding for a lot has closed, bids cannot be deleted or removed. Please review your bids on the review page prior to submitting the bids. Outbid notifications are sent as a courtesy only and the auctioneer, seller, licensees, agents or employees are not responsible for errors, omissions and/or timing of outbid notices.


Additional Terms and Conditions: 


15% Buyer’s Premium on all online purchases 


As-Is, Where Is: All items and lots are sold on an As-Is, Where-Is and With All Faults basis without exception. There is no warranty of any type expressed or implied as to the fitness or merchantability for any particular purpose of any goods offered in this auction. Buyers understand that all lots and items are being offered as used and therefore have some level of wear and/or damage and are by the very nature of being “used and/or pre-owned and/or aged” are at some level of defective. The auctioneer and seller expressly and specifically disclaim, without limitation, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Removal is at the buyer’s sole obligation, risk and expense. No sale shall be invalidated by reason of any defect or inaccuracy in any of the items or lots by reason of their being incorrectly described orally or written, invoiced or cataloged, and no liability will be borne by the auctioneers, licensees, employees and agents in respect to any such faults or errors. All marketing and information has been prepared only as a guide and is not offered as completely accurate, nor does it give the buyers all of the information on the item or lot. Except as herein contained, there shall be no guarantees or warranties, expressed or implied, statutory or otherwise of any nature whatsoever. Buyers will accept the items or lots in spite of any defects or conditions, known or unknown, visible or not visible, and therefore buyers do by these presents remise, release, acquit, quit claim and forever discharge the sellers, auctioneers, licensees, employees and agents from any and all claims now and in the future. The buyers hold the obligation and duty to inspect all items and lots during the inspection period prior to any bidding. Buyers are urged to physically inspect the items or lots during the inspection period. No bids can be withdrawn during or after the auction for any reason. Buyer understands that these terms as well as all other terms and conditions can only be amended or revised in writing and signed by the auctioneer. Buyer also agrees that any oral, written or electronic representation made by the auctioneer, seller, employees or agents shall not modify these terms. Buyer understands that any description given in the catalog or written on the lot is not guaranteed, and the buyer will rely entirely on their own inspection and/or investigations. All information and descriptions contained in advertising this sale are believed correct, but no responsibility is assumed by the auctioneer, seller, employees or agents for any errors or omissions. Every item sold is sold As-Is, Where-Is. Joe R. Pyle Auctions provides condition information only as a courtesy to the bidders and is not responsible for errors in description or condition. Buyers have the opportunity to view the items in person and determine condition as well as any other factors relating to the description of the item and have the obligation to do so prior to bidding.



Forfeiture: If you do not wish to pick up or ship your items, you may forfeit them. In this regard, to forfeit your items is defined as relinquishing all ownership and claim to the items in question to the auctioneer with no expectations of reimbursement; however, you are still responsible for the invoice total. No refunds will be made if you decide to forfeit your items. If you wish to forfeit your items, please contact us on or before the removal deadline. Buyer agrees that any and/or all remaining lots left after removal deadline are considered to be forfeited, but buyer is still responsible for invoice total.



Removal of Items:  Local pickup is available on the designated date and time only.  Buyers are solely responsible for the shipment of their purchases.  Auction company does not ship merchandise.  Buyers may contact a third-party vendor to handle the shipping of their purchases at their own expense.



Inspection of Items: Every item in this auction is available for bidder inspection prior to the auction ending.  By bidding, each bidder acknowledges and agrees that they have had a full and fair opportunity to inspect the item or lots and is relying solely on the bidder’s personal inspection, whether in person, through proxy, or based on the provided photographs and opinion in determining whether to bid, in determining the amount to bid and/or maximum bid, and in submitting the bid/max bid.


TITLES:  Titles for any vehicles will be sent to buyer 10-15 business days following receipt of payment.  Please note:  any bank-held titles may take up to 30 business days for processing



15% Buyer’s Premium on all online Personal Property purchases. 





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