Industrial Sponge Gaskets
Here at Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd offer a range of high-quality cut gaskets, using a multitude of different materials, some of which are specialist sponge such as open-cell industrial sponge (also called Sorbo sponge or open cell natural industrial sponge).
The open-cell industrial sponge is manufactured in rolls of various lengths in standard thicknesses ranging from 3mm up to 25mm with skin finish on both faces from which gaskets can be cut. As our gaskets are produced in-house on state of the art machinery, we can manufacture bespoke items to match our customer's samples/drawings, from a simple rectangular picture frame gasket to a more complex shape with cut-outs - we can offer a solution.
Whether it’s a small sample batch or a multi-thousand run, we have a machine to quickly and accurately produce perfectly formed gaskets in a range of sizes, these include a number of presses, CNC and kiss-cut machines.
Our industrial sponge gaskets can be produced plain or with a choice of finishes including foils, self-adhesives or laminated to other materials, depending on the size and quantity of the gasket, they can be supplied as loosely packed parts or kiss-cut on rolls.
What are Industrial Sponge Gaskets?
The open-cell industrial sponge is a natural rubber sponge material manufactured with patterned skin and an open-cell structure giving it excellent compression recovery properties and allows for the circulation of gases and fluids in applications that require it.
Industrial Sponge gaskets can sometimes come in the form of a strip or pad but are generally an intricately cut shaped piece of material placed between two surfaces to create a low-pressure seal preventing the leakage of liquids or gas and to seal against the intrusion of dust and debris when under compression.
For information on Industrial Sponge Gaskets please complete the following quick enquiry or call us on +44(0)1384 252555.
Product Specification & Key Characteristics
- Colour: Black (textured skin finish with some chalk residues possible from the manufacturing process)
- Structure: Open cell
- Density: 380 Kg/m3
- Temperature Range: -40ºC - +80ºC
- Tensile Strength: 280 kpa
- Elongation at Break: 250%
- Resistances: OZONE: Poor
- OIL: Poor ACIDS: Medium/Good
- ALKALIS: Good
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Help and guidance
If you would like to speak to a representative to discuss your specific application or requirements please call our sales office direct on 01384 469100, alternatively you can send an E-mail. Simply click on the link and forward us your details along with your question and we will contact you immediately.
Samples - Technical Industrial Sponge Gaskets
Samples can be submitted for testing upon request.
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Why use Industrial Sponge Gaskets?
Open-cell natural sponge rubber is manufactured to be soft and compressible, with excellent compression recovery properties.
Open-cell natural industrial sponge rubber is pre-manufactured and stocked in a range of standard roll lengths and thicknesses, ready for despatch or conversion into usable cut parts such as gaskets used 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.
In order for a gasket to work effectively, it needs to compress and fill the entire space to create a pressure/airtight protective seal.
The Advantages of using Industrial Sponge Gaskets
Using Industrial Sponge gaskets offers numerous advantages, it's a soft- feel material with an open-cell structure allowing the material to be used in applications where resistance to fluids is only required when a surface coating is applied, otherwise, it will still absorb liquid, allowing for the circulation of moisture and gas when the application requires it.
Industrial Sponge gaskets are available in a range of thicknesses, all offering excellent compression recovery particularly when it’s used for repetitive loading and distortion applications such as joint sealing, it also has excellent sound and vibration absorption properties making it perfect for use in flooring or machinery sealing and gap filling.
Benefits of using Industrial Sponge
- Excellent compression recovery properties.
- Seal around uneven or complex shapes
- Interconnected cell structures also allow for the limited absorption
- Circulation of gases and fluids
- Good anti-vibration properties
- Good weathering & ozone resistance
Other Grades of Sponge Materials Available
- EPDM - medium, firm, semi-open cell, high temperature
- Neoprene - FR, medium, firm
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