Solid Commercial Rubber
Advanced Seals & Gaskets supply many solid rubber materials, one of which includes commercial grade rubber. Solid commercial rubber is sometimes referred to as SBR (styrene-butadiene rubber) rubber, a lower-cost alternative to natural rubber, which is often mixed with other polymers such as neoprene and EPDM.
This material is manufactured in rolls form usually 1.4meters wide x 10meters long and in thicknesses starting at 1mm. Solid commercial rubber rolls are stocked by ASG ready to be supplied in roll or cut sheets but also converted into various other products including gaskets, washers, strips or pads.
Solid commercial rubber offers higher wear resistance and is more flexible at low temperatures. SBR rubber is commonly used for general purpose applications such as seals, sleeves, scraper blades and impact buffer pads.
What is Solid Commercial Rubber?
Solid Commercial Rubber (SBR styrene-butadiene rubber) is an economy-grade material, black in colour which has a higher wear resistance compared to solid natural rubber and remains flexible even at low temperatures.
SBR rubber compounds are often mixed with another polymer such as neoprene (NR/SBR), EPDM and Nitrile (NBR/SBR) which are intended to improve or add additional properties. Solid commercial rubber is available in a range of hardnesses of 60, 65 and 70 shore A.
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Product Specification & Key Characteristics
- Colour: black
- Temperature: -20°C up to +70°C.
- Density: 60-70 shore A
- Resistances: water, oxidation, acids, alkali, gases
- Offers good resistance to abrasion
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Samples - Technical Solid Commercial Rubber
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Why use Solid Commercial Rubber?
Commercial rubber is offered as a low cost, general-purpose material with high tensile and impact strength, resistance to abrasion and flexibility even at low temperatures. Solid commercial rubber has a working temperature range of between 70℃ to -20℃ and has good resistance to water.
SBR rubber is not suitable for applications involving chemicals, ozone, very strong acids, grease, fat oils and hydrocarbons. This material can often be found used in many general-purpose applications such as wear strips and impact pads in production lines, automotive parts, scraper blades, hoses, belts, gaskets and seals.
Benefits of Commercial Rubber
- Excellent resilience and tensile strength
- Excellent seal against air, water and diluted mixtures
- Temperature: -20°C up to +70°C.
- Abrasion resistance
- Excellent impact strength
Grades of Commercial Rubber Available
Advanced Seals & Gaskets work with many material manufacturers which gives our customers more choice. Commercial rubber is not only available as an SBR grade, but also blended with other polymers to give a cheaper alternative, some of these blends include:
CR/SBR (neoprene) is manufactured using neoprene rubber and SBR compounds to create a material with properties of premium grade material at a reduced cost. This material is generally used for gap sealing and dust seals. Commercial grade neoprene offers resistance to oils, grease, dilute acids and alkalies and are hard-wearing enough to be used outdoors.
NBR/SBR (Nitrile) is manufactured using nitrile rubber and SBR compounds to create a material suitable for general purpose gasketing. This commercial-grade rubber offers resistance to fuels, petroleum, oils and many solvents making it suitable for use within a variety of industrial applications.
EPDM/SBR rubber is another hybrid made up of 2 different compounds. This particular grade of material offers good resistance to weathering and Ozone deterioration and provides properties such as high tensile strength and tear resistance. Commercial grade EPDM rubber is typically used for applications such as pipe seals, weather strips and dust seals.
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