Fast Recovery PVC Foam Washers

Fast Recovery PVC Foam Washers

Fast Recovery PVC Foam Washers

Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd work with a wide network of material manufacturers, enabling us to offer washers cut from a range of materials in many grades, densities and colours. One of the more popular materials includes various grades of PVC Foam, which includes Fast Recovery PVC Foam, used to manufacture fast recovery PVC foam washers. Fast Recovery PVC is a closed-cell, low-density foam which has a number of excellent mechanical properties, used widely for sealing and insulation. 

Fast Recovery PVC Foam is manufactured and stocked in roll form with a choice of thicknesses between 2mm and 20mm, roll widths of 1 meter or 1.4 meters and rolls lengths of up to 130 meters long depending on the thickness, from which fast recovery PVC foam washers can be cut. 

Our in-house conversion facilities produce a range of fast recovery PVC foam washers that are all made to order and produced using samples or drawings to ensure the final product perfectly fits the application - even offering a small sample run if required. 

Depending on the size and quantity of the fast recovery PVC foam washers required, our production team will select from our range of atoms, autos, travelling head, kiss cut pressing machines or for very large or thick washers, we can programme our CNC (oscillating knife) to produce the washers in the most efficient way to keep lead times down. 

What are Fast Recovery PVC Foam Washers?

Fast recovery PVC foam washers are made up of PVC and Polyurea compounds which are combined, heated until it expands and then cured, creating a closed-cell, low-density foam, designed to seal against air, dust and liquids. 

Fast recovery PVC foam as the name suggests ‘recovers’ quickly the following compression.  Fast recovery PVC foam washers are a flat ring (comprising of an outer diameter (OD), internal diameter (ID) and the thickness) cut from a sheet or roll of material, which is placed between two surfaces creating a level surface, acting as a spacer or between a nut/bolt to spread the pressure when tightened.

They are also used in a number of vibration dampening, sealing and insulating applications.

Product Enquiry

For information on Fast Recovery PVC Foam Washers please complete the following quick enquiry or call us on +44(0)1384 252555.

    Product Specification & Key Characteristics

    • Colour: black or white
    • Density: 120 Kg/m3
    • Temperature Range: -30°C to +60°C
    • Flammability: FMVSS302 
    • Availability:
      • 1000mm to 1400mm
      • 1 meter  to 130-meter lengths (depending on thickness)
      • 2mm to 20mm thicknesses as standard.

    Full technical data can be supplied upon request,
    or downloaded from our online portal.

    Why use Fast Recovery PVC Foam Washers?

    Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd offer fast recovery PVC foam washers in a range of different grades and material options. Fast recovery PVC foam washers offer all the mechanical properties of the other PVC Foam which include UV resistance, low-level water absorption, dimensional stability and is used to construct seals against air, dust and liquids, but fast recovery PVC foam washers also offer fast recovery following compression, are lightweight, flame retardant and durable. 

    The fast recovery property makes these fast recovery PVC foam washers perfect for use as moisture seals and within filtration systems, as the material will bounce back to its original shape and size following compression, reducing the time air, dust and moisture has to escape.

    Advantages of using Fast Recovery PVC Foam Washers

    Using fast recovery PVC foam washers offer countless advantages over other foams including good acoustic, flammability properties and resistance to ozone, UV, rot and mould growth and solvents making them popular for use in sealing, insulation, cushioning and filtration applications such as rooflight seals, glazing pads and refrigeration seals.

    Fast Recovery PVC is available in a range of pre-manufactured thicknesses, ready to be shipped or cut down in usable finished products such as fast recovery PVC foam washers where they are utilised in the automotive, construction, electronics, HVAC and stationery industries.

    Benefits of using Fast Recovery PVC Foam

    • Extra lightweight
    • Recovers quickly following compression
    • Can be laminated or split to non-standard thicknesses
    • Highly moisture resistant
    • Flame retardant
    • Can be easily cut into a range of products fast recovery PVC foam washers
    • Excellent dust and moisture seal

    Different Grades of PVC Foam Available

    Having a network of manufacturers and suppliers, allows ASG to offer a full range of PVC materials, many of which are readily available from stock for a quick turnaround.  Below is just a selection of some of our popular polyethylene material types we can offer:

    • Slow Recovery 
    • Fruit Selection (Dual Density)
    • High Density
    • Medium Density 
    • Low Density
    Have a Question about Fast Recovery PVC Foam Washers?

    Please contact us using the form below or by calling us on +44(0)1384 252555.