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Types of Flanges

Businesses in a variety of industries rely on flanges to join pipes or components together or to keep equipment secured to a surface. When it comes to choosing the best types of flange for your processes, you’ll want to take the time to research the different options...

Threaded Flange

Threaded flanges are probably the most recognisable of all flanges due to their screw thread design that is used to connect it to the pipe. Threaded flanges, also known as screwed flanges (for obvious reasons), require a male and female thread to create a connection...

Slip On Flange

A slip-on flange can also be known as a hubbed flange, which, as the name suggests, has a hub with a very low profile. Why is this important? Because this type of ring type joint gasket has an internal diameter larger than the connecting pipe, allowing you to slide it...

Weld Neck Flange

Also known as tapered hub flanges or high hub flanges, weld neck flanges are a specific type of gasket with a protruding ridge and long neck used to connect pipework and provide you with a high-quality seal. Weld neck flanges, in particular, are a popular choice when...

Nitrile vs Viton® – What is the Difference?

As you start to make a decision about what type of O-rings to purchase for your business, you might wonder what material is the most suitable for your unique needs. Every business operation has different requirements for their O-rings, such as the temperature,...

Aflas vs Viton

When it comes to choosing O ring suppliers in the UK, you’ll find that there are a wide range of materials on offer for you to choose from. Many people find that the options can seem quite overwhelming, with some materials having similar properties but offering...

EPDM Gasket

Both the automotive and construction industries have started to use EPDM gaskets more frequently in recent times. This rubber material is UV light resistant and has many fantastic properties that make this part highly effective for a wide range of processes. Keep...

Metal Gaskets

When comparing gaskets for use within your business processes, you’ll find that these can be made from a variety of materials. Metal gaskets are a very popular option, offering many advantages over other materials. When looking at sealing product options, make sure...

AFLAS o ring

O rings come in many different dimensions, thicknesses, and materials. And it is the various different materials that o rings can be manufactured from that make each o ring unique and suitable for specific applications. In fact, there are hundreds of different types...

O Ring Vulcanization Process

With years of o ring knowledge and experience in o ring vulcanization, we're one of the leading experts in providing the right sealing solution for you. To view our full range, visit our O-ring product page, with a wide selection and something to match every...

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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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