EPDM Sponge Roll
Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd are proud to be one of the UK’s leading suppliers of sponge products including roll, sheets and cut parts, one of which includes EPDM medium density sponge rolls. Our EPDM sponge rolls are manufactured in continuous lengths using joined blocks which are run through our state of the art splitting machines.
On-site conversion facilities mean we can convert, stock and supply rolls in thicknesses starting from as little as just 1mm, in 1 meter wide by 10 meter long rolls as standard, however, these can be made longer or shorter upon request.
Our in-house laminating service not only allows us to laminate layers of sponge to create greater depths but also enables us to supply them coated with a choice of self-adhesives, foils or even layers of other materials. EPDM sponge rolls are popular as they give customers and the end-user the flexibility to be able to cut their own parts such as sheets, strips, gaskets or washers out as and when they are required.
What are EPDM Sponge Rolls?
EPDM is an abbreviation of Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer which are the chemical components used to manufacture this sponge. EPDM sponge is a strong, synthetic material that is closed cell making it an ideal material for internal and external sealing applications where minimal compression is required for the material to work effectively.
EPDM sponge rolls are continuous lengths of material, often taken in roll form as it gives the customer and end-user the flexibility to be able to cut their own sheets, strips, gaskets, washers, etc out as and when they are required as opposed to taking bulk quantities of the same product and to provide a better yield of cut parts when compared to using sheets, they can also be used when larger pieces of materials are required to cover greater surface areas.
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The Advantages of using EPDM as a material
- Colour: Black and white options (medium-density only)
- Density: 90 – 140kg/m3
- Flammability Tested: FMVSS 302
- Operating Temperature: -20°c to +85°c
- Thickness: 1mm - 50mm (without laminations)
- Environmental Resistances: Ozone, UV, weathering
- Chemical Resistances: ketones, diluted acids and alkalis
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Why use EPDM Sponge Rolls?
EPDM sponge rolls offer a number of excellent qualities and properties, often used to cut parts for use as seals to fill gaps and irregularities between two surfaces and to provide a solution to unwanted rattles, noise, vibrations, to seal against air, gas, dust and liquids, and can also be used to cushion between moving parts to reduce friction and damage to components and equipment.
EPDM sponge is a closed-cell material, therefore even when not compressed, its nitrogen gas-filled cells prevent the passage of air, liquids and gasses, the releasing of nitrogen gas gives the material its strong compression set and recovery characteristics.
EPDM sponge rolls and products produced from them are popular in a variety of applications and can be found used within the construction industry, in automotive interiors, electronic, lighting systems ventilation glazing seals and door seals.
The Benefits of using EPDM Sponge Rolls
- Noise, vibration, shock and abrasion reduction
- Flexible with good compression recovery
- Cost-effective and readily available
- Naturally compressible to create the perfect seal to control air and water leaks
- Closed-cell structure prevents bacteria and moulds build-up
- Excellent properties making it popular for use in a range of industries and applications
- Easy to convert into a range of products including pads, strips and gaskets, and will hold most adhesives well
The Advantages of using EPDM Sponge Rolls
EPDM sponge rolls are produced using a strong, synthetic material which is closed cell making it an ideal material for internal and external sealing applications where minimal compression is required for the material to work effectively, it has an excellent lifespan even when used outdoors and is free from dust and fibre.
EPDM sponge rolls can be manufactured in a range of sizes and thicknesses, with a choice of foils and self-adhesives applied to one or both faces. For very thick gaskets or a combination of properties that are required, EPDM sponge rolls can be laminated to other materials for use within more specialist applications.
EPDM sponge is a popular choice of material that is air and watertight, ages well without becoming brittle offers good UV resistance and is able to withstand a wide scale of temperatures ranging from -20°C up to a high of 85°C.
It’s excellent electrical insulation material, as well as having good resistance to ketones, ordinary diluted acids and alkalis, Ozone, UV and weathering as well as its general resistance to abrasion. EPDM foam is also flammability tested to meet FMVSS302 and UL94 HBF standards.
Grades of EPDM Sponge Rolls Available
ASG stock a variety of other grades and densities of EPDM sponge which can call be used to manufacture gaskets each suited to individual applications. These include firm grade, high temperature and semi-open cell varieties:
High-Temperature EPDM Foam is closed cell and highly flexible even at low temperatures, with an amazing temperature range of -50°c to +128°c. High-Temperature EPDM foam has many excellent mechanical characteristics including thermal and insulation properties, making this material ideal for many industries and applications including HVAC, Refrigeration, Pipeline, Automotive, White goods and Building & construction, etc.
Semi Open cell EPDM combines the flexibility of an open cell material with the excellent sealing capabilities of closed cell types once compressed. Semi open cell EPDM pads will allow for the ingress of air, dust, moisture until compressed by 80% of their thickness, following this the product becomes water and air tight and behaves as a closed cell product.
Firm Grade EPDM Foam is a more resilient material that will not compress as much as the standard grades under load, also this material benefits from increased tear strength and suits some of the more demanding applications such as Automotive, White Goods, Marine, Defence, Building and Construction, etc
For further information, you can view our online spec sheets or speak to a member of our sales team.
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