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Why Should You Invest in Quality Seals?

While industrial seals might seem like something you could save a little money on, this is one part that we don’t recommend cutting costs on. A quality seal will offer many benefits to your business and operations, so it’s worth taking the time to find a solution...

All you need to know about Neoprene O rings

Popular in the refrigeration industry, neoprene o rings are also growing in popularity across a wide range of other sectors due to their incredible resistance to hazardous materials. Also known as chloroquine o rings, these o rings provide excellent resistance to...

Why all sealants are not the same

It's important to understand just how critical it is to use the correct type of sealant. It's especially the case when working with heavy machinery or any industrial situation. You don't want to have to worry about whether your sealing products are working correctly...

How to understand O-rings and their design

O-Rings are a critical component for the proper sealing of specific pipes. They have to sit within a specified groove, which can vary based on the hardware used. That's why it's important to note the various types of o-ring groove design to understand better what kind...

The importance of gasket thickness

Choosing the right gasket material for specific applications is vital. However, gasket thickness is also a feature that must not be overlooked in the decision-making process. Choosing the right gasket thickness can help when you’re experiencing challenges with...

How Temperature Impacts Gasket Performance

When using a spiral wound gasket, there are many things you need to keep in mind. The most common issue we hear people discuss regarding gasket performance issues at high temperatures. If you are using a gasket for the first time at a new temperature and notice it...

How Thick Should Gasket Paper Be?

When creating gaskets, one of the most common questions we receive is regarding gasket paper thickness. You’ll find there are various options on the market, which come in different sizes and thicknesses. Today we’re going to discover what gasket paper is and how you...

O-Rings for the Beer Industry

O-rings offer a wide range of applications, and many people aren’t aware of just how versatile an o-ring can be. When working with o-ring suppliers in the UK, you’ll soon find out that we supply these to a range of businesses, including to breweries. Today we’re going...

Gasket Safety

Gaskets and seals are vital components for applications requiring a solid seal, helping prevent leaks and stop gases and other chemicals from escaping.  However, over time, and due to the fluctuating temperatures, compression sets, and exposure to chemicals, seals do...

Is fluorosilicone rubber o rings a sustainable choice?

Fluorosilicone rubber, also known as FVQM or MFQ, contains 23-28% fluorine and has nearly the same physical and mechanical properties as standard silicone rubber as matches on par with their flexibility at low temperatures.  However, due to its fluorine...

SOFT CUT GASKET AND SHEETING MATERIALS

Soft Cut Gaskets are cut from raw sheet material, generally up to 1.5 metre square, and are available in a huge variety of different grades and compounds that between them are suitable to cover all applications and service conditions where performance and specification are essential. 

Whether you require standard size table gaskets to B16.21 / DIN / JIS to suit RF and Flat Face Flanges or you need bespoke sizing for the most complex of shapes, all can be produced and delivered in a comprehensive range of specified materials ensuring sealing performance over a huge spectrum of applications and service conditions 

Material Option Categories are;  

  • Compressed Non-Asbestos Fibre (CNAF) to Grade X and Grade Y specifications 
  • Graphite Sheeting – can include tanged or reinforced steel to increase rigidity  
  • PTFE Sheeting 
  • High Temperature (Mica) Sheeting  
  • Rubber 
  • Cork 
  • Felt 

All the above materials are available from stock in cut form for gaskets or washers or sheet form, generally 1.5 metre square sheets and thicknesses ranging from 0.25 mm  to 3.0 mm.  

Other sheet sizes and thicknesses are available to order 

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