What are conductive gaskets used for?

Moulded Rubber Seal 2

Like many components in the field of electricals, conductive gaskets play a vital role in your home. Most properties will be home to gaskets like this, though you may not know what you’re sitting on unless you have experience with this type of fitting. So, what exactly are conductive gaskets… Read more

How do I know which gaskets I need?

Metal Gaskets

Firstly, what is a Gasket? A gasket is a material that’s compressible and used to create a new seal between two stationary faces. These are common in pipe flanges and you’ll need a gasket to create that seal. It’s so difficult to achieve a smooth face on metalwork that is… Read more

What is a silicone rubber gasket?

Silicone rubber gaskets have become widely popular across many sectors thanks to their impressive properties. They are used in both indoor and outdoor applications, serving companies across the world, and becoming core parts of many products/applications.  However, what are silicone rubber gaskets and seals, and why are they beneficial? What… Read more

What is neoprene rubber and how is it used?

Neoprene rubber is a synthetic material that can be used across many different applications. This is sometimes referred to as polychloroprene, and it is a solid material with excellent resistance to a range of substances. What are the advantages of neoprene rubber and where is it commonly used? The Advantages… Read more

Where and why are O-Rings used?

Ever wonder how it’s possible that high pressured gases, scorching hot liquids or sub-freezing liquids don’t spill out of your car, dishwasher or spray gun? O-rings are the magic ingredient in making it all possible and safe. Where are O-Rings used? O-Rings are used in multiple places, gadgets and appliances.… Read more

What Are Rubber Washers and How Are They Used?

Rubber IBC Seal

Different grades of rubber are used to create rubber components essential for industrial use. The strength of the rubber will affect the quality of the products it produces. Bear in mind that rubber is a flexible material that you can manipulate to create different outcomes.  The quality of the moulded… Read more

Effective Uses Of Rubber Seals

Rubber seals find uses in numerous settings, thanks to the diverse compounds and properties of the material. One most common application of rubber seals is creating airtight spaces like the cap of a jar or your car door. If aircraft were not using rubber seals (strips) on their doorways, they… Read more

6 benefits of using gaskets

3 Rubber Gaskets

A gasket is a component that’s used to create a seal. The seal is positioned at the intersection of two linked surfaces. For instance, you might use a gasket to create a seal for pipe flanges. Gaskets are common in many different industries including gas and oil or food and… Read more