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How to restore damaged rubber seals

Rubber seals provide a seal between two mechanisms, providing an airtight seal for liquids and gases keeping them in place. However, things can sometimes go wrong, and these rubber seals can become damaged. A rubber seal has a shelf life, it can mean that you need to think about restoring… Read more

Moulded Rubber Seal 2

How to Protect Your Seals

It is no secret that dust, and dirt have a habit of getting into all sorts of places. Both at home and work, you will see dust and dirt making their way across various surfaces. And when you shine light across any of those surfaces, you will easily see that… Read more

Metallic Gaskets

How Is A Rubber Gasket Made?

A gasket is a mechanical seal that is primarily used to prevent gas, air, and liquid leakage. It can also be used as a barrier between two objects like two metals or chemicals.  This flexible element can be used for many purposes due to its broad functionality, including anti-vibration, noise… Read more

Rubber Gaskets

How Does a Rubber Gasket Work?

In mechanical systems, gaskets act as seals between two surfaces to prevent leakage. While a gasket is typically used to create a seal between stationary surfaces like pipe flanges, it can also protect the moving parts of a mechanical system from rubbing against each other and producing friction.  We are… Read more

rubber tyre

How is Rubber made

When you think of rubber, you probably think of so many different things. From rubber gaskets to tyres, or even the little rubber on top of your pencil. In fact, this material finds its way into thousands upon thousands of different products. Rubber has been used for over 1,000 years… Read more

NAF Gaskets, Greeneseal

CNAF Gaskets/NAF (Non-Asbestos Fibre Gaskets)

NAF or CNAF Gaskets (Compressed Non-Asbestos Fibre) are used widely throughout a range of industries to seal flanges and joints. Asbestos used to be the material of choice for gaskets used in many industries including ships, boilers, refineries and engines. However, following health concerns, asbestos was finally banned in the… Read more

How do you make rubber mouldings?

Rubber mouldings are manufactured in a number of ways depending on the required quantity and the shape of the finished product. The 3 main methods of moulding are compression, transfer and injection. We will discuss these further, below. When a part cannot be produced from calendared rubber sheet, the rubber… Read more