Gasket Materials

We offer a complete range of gasket materials available as rolls, sheets, or precision cut parts. Standard materials are ex-stock for next day delivery, and non-standard parts can be cut in minutes with our state of the art CNC cutting machines. Expert advice is available to help you select the correct product for your application.

Rubber

EPDM (WRAS)

Description

EPDM (WRAS) is a high quality elastomer with good physical properties that meets the requirements of BS 6920-1:2000 and BS EN 681-1 (cold potable water supply 23°C) The WRAS listing number is: 1401510

Application

EPDM (WRAS) has been developed as a sealing material for potable (drinking) water applications. The materials possess excellent ageing and ozone resistance. It is not suitable for sealing against oils and other hydrocarbons.

EPDM (WRAS) Datasheet
Rubber

EPDM (Commercial)

Description

EPDM (Commercial) is an economic grade of EPDM manufactured from a blend of EPDM and SBR. Typically used as cost effective gasket or seal for general purpose applications.

Application

EPDM (Commercial) has good resistance to water, and some weathering and ozone resistance. It is not suitable for contact with petroleum liquids. The material is designed for medium range applications such as low pressure pipe seals, manway gaskets and weather strips.

EPDM (Commercial) Datasheet
Rubber

Nitrile (GBA)

Description

Nitrile (GBA) is a high performance Nitrile (NBR) sheet specifically manufactured to meet the requirements of BS EN 682:2002. The material has improved resistance against gas and hydrocarbon fluids compared to standard grades, as well as good tensile strength and flexibility.

Application

Nitrile (GBA) seals are employed in pipes and fittings carrying gas and hydrocarbon fluids. The material is used within a variety of industries including automotive, transportation, aerospace, military and heating.

Nitrile (GBA) Datasheet
Rubber

Nitrile (2751)

Description

Nitrile (2751) is a high performance Nitrile (NBR) sheet manufactured in accordance with BS 2751. The material offers improved mechanical properties, thermal stability, and chemical resistance compared to standard grades

Application

Nitrile (2751) has excellent resistance to oils, solvents, greases and lubricants. It is not suitable for contact with aromatic hydrocarbons, ketones and esters, and can be attacked by ozone. The material is mainly used for the manufacture of seals, including flange gaskets, in industries such as aerospace, defence, food processing, and oil and gas.

Nitrile (2751) Datasheet
Rubber

Nitrile (Food Quality)

Description

Nitrile (Food Quality) is a premium quality, white Nitrile (NBR) sheet manufactured for use within food, beverage and pharmaceutical applications. The material complies with EU1935:2004 2023/26 and FDA CFR 177 Sub Part C 177.2600

Application

Nitrile (Food Quality) has good mechanical properties, and resistance to oils, fats, greases and solvents. It is commonly used as a seal, and for counter tops and skirting, within food processing, food packaging and pharmaceutical applications.

Nitrile (Food Quality) Datasheet
Rubber

Nitrile (Commercial)

Description

Nitrile (Commercial) is an economic grade of Nitrile (NBR) manufactured from a blend of NBR and SBR. Typically used as cost effective gasket or seal for general purpose applications.

Application

Nitrile (Commercial) has some resistance to oils, greases and other petroleum based products. It is not suitable for contact with aromatic hydrocarbons. The material is designed for medium range applications such as low pressure flange gaskets, cover gaskets and oil seals.

Nitrile (Commercial) Datasheet
Rubber

Neoprene (2752)

Description

Neoprene (2752) is a high performance Neoprene (CR) sheet manufactured in accordance with BS 2752. The material offers improved mechanical properties, thermal stability, and chemical resistance compared to standard grades.

Application

Neoprene (2752) has excellent resistance to seawater, weathering, ageing, inorganic salts, and mineral / vegetable oils and greases. It is often specified for its self-extinguishing and flame retardant properties, and is commonly used in in electrical installations and outdoor sealing applications

Neoprene (2752) Datasheet
Rubber

Neoprene (Commercial)

Description

Neoprene (Commercial) is an economic grade of Neoprene (CR) manufactured from a blend of CR and SBR. Typically used as cost effective gasket or seal for general purpose applications

Application

Neoprene (Commercial) has some resistance to seawater, weathering, mineral oils and greases. It does not support combustion, but does self-extinguish. The material is commonly used in electrical installations and weather sealing applications.

Neoprene (Commercial) Datasheet
Rubber

FKM

Description

FKM is a fluoroelastomer sheet designed as a cost effective alternative to Viton®. It is typically used where resistance to high temperatures, chemicals and oils is required

Application

FKM has good ozone resistance, and is suitable for mineral oils and greases, aliphatic, aromatic and also special chlorinated hydrocarbons, petrol, diesel fuels, silicone oils and greases. It has outstanding temperature resistance and can be used as an alternative to Nitrile (NBR) at higher temperatures and in outdoor sealing applications

FKM Datasheet

Silicone (White)

Description

Silicone (White) is a high quality, white silicone sheet manufactured for use within food, beverage and pharmaceutical applications. The material with EU1935:2004 2023/26, FDA CFR 177 Sub Part C, and USP Class VI.

Application

Silicone (White) has excellent heat and flame resistance together with very good ageing and weathering characteristics. It is designed for demanding applications and for use with food and drink.

Silicone (White) Datasheet
Rubber

Natural (Commercial)

Description

Natural (Commercial) rubber is an economic grade of Natural (NR) manufactured from a blend of NR and SBR. It is sometimes called Commercial Rubber, and is typically used as cost effective seal for basic applications.

Application

Natural (Commercial) rubber has moderate tensile strength and abrasion, and is used for general purpose seals, packing pieces, scrapers, bench covers, and other low end applications. It is not suitable for use with ozone or oils.

Natural (Commercial) Datasheet
Rubber

Butyl

Description

Butyl (IIR) rubber is manufactured from a blend of isobutylene and isoprene. Our commercial grade is typically used as cost effective gasket or seal for general purpose applications.

Application

Butyl has exceptionally low gas permeability making it ideal for inner tubes and high pressure/vacuum sealing applications. It also has excellent resistance to heat, ozone, weathering, dilute acids and alkalis. It is not suitable for use in mineral or petroleum based fluids.

Butyl Datasheet
Gasket Paper

Cork (NBR)

Description

Cork (NBR) is a high quality Nitrile (NBR) bonded cork for general purpose use. It is robust with good compressibility, making it an excellent choice in a wide range of applications.

Application

A general purpose, medium loading cork rubber for oil, fuel and gas applications. Typical applications include natural Gas and LPG applications as well sumps, crank case covers, inspection doors and valve covers.

Cork (NBR) Datasheet
Cork

Cork (NBR-CR)

Description

Cork (NBR/CR) is a high quality Nitrile (NBR) / Neoprene (CR) bonded cork for general purpose use. It is robust with good compressibility, making it an excellent choice in a wide range of applications

Application

A general purpose cork gasketing material with good oil and fuel resistance. Typical applications include sumps, crank case covers, inspection doors, valve covers, and electrical transformers.

Cork (NBR-CR) Datasheet
Gasket Paper

Flexoid

Description

Phoenix gasket paper is based on cellulose fibre which is impregnated with a plasticised gelatine. The gaskets offer a low cost option for low pressure and temperature applications. Available in roll or sheet form in a wide range of thicknesses.

Application

Gasket papers are a low cost solution for oil based applications of low temperature and pressure. The material paper has excellent oil and fuel resistance making it ideal for use in the automotive industry. Typically applications include engines, axles, pumps, and cover joints.

Flexoid Datasheet

Electrical Matting

Description

Phoenix electrical resistance matting is designed to provide protection against electrical shock and hazards around electrical equipment, such as switchboards and switchgear. It is generally used as a protective standing mat by workers in contact with low, medium and high voltage equipment.

Application

Phoenix stock 450V, 650V and 1000V (Class 0 of the IEC61111) protection matting in rolls of standard widths 914mm, 1000mm and 1220mm, These rolls can be pre cut at the factory into pads and shorter lengths to meet youR specific requirements.

Electrical Matting Datasheet