WRAS EPDM Seals
Advanced Seals & Gaskets takes great pride in producing some of the highest quality seals in the UK from a range of materials, taking the form of gaskets, washers, O-rings and extrusions, which are all designed for the purpose of preventing leaks or ingress of air, fluids and gas.
One such material is EPDM. EPDM rubber is available in a range of grades and hardnesses, one of which includes WRAS approved EPDM (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) which is suitable for contact with wholesome water and is commonly used in applications involving water for human consumption.
All our WRAS EPDM seals are made to order and are based on samples or drawings provided by customers to ensure the final product perfectly fits the application.
As each form of seal needs to be manufactured using a different process, ASG has invested heavily in various machinery meaning we can produce both high and low volume WRAS solid EPDM rubber seals, designed for use with sealing against dust, air, moisture and contamination, gap-filling between uneven surfaces or for reducing unwanted noise and vibration.
What are WRAS Solid EPDM Rubber Seals?
WRAS approved EPDM rubber has been specially formulated and manufactured as a safe material for use within potable water applications for human consumption, adhering to BS6920-1:2000 and BS 6920-1:2014 'Suitability of non-metallic materials and products for use in contact and with water intended for human consumption with regard to their effect on the quality of the water'.
WRAS approved EPDM is manufactured with a cloth impression on both faces and offers an impervious surface ensuring water remains contained.
WRAS solid EPDM rubber seals are a device or substrate that is used to join surfaces together to either act as a separator or a barrier to prevent liquids, particles or gases from escaping or penetrating the application.
‘Seal’ is a generic term for products often taking the form of cut gaskets, strips, washers, extruded profiles and cord, all manufactured using the same material.
For information on WRAS EPDM Seals please complete the following quick enquiry or call us on +44(0)1384 252555.
Product Specification & Key Characteristics
- Temperature Range: -40°C ±120°C
- Maximum temperature for potable water of up to +23ºC
- Shore Hardness (A) 70°
- Resistance to weathering /chemicals
- Commonly used by water authorities as it meets standards:
- BS 6920-1:2014 'Suitability of non-metallic materials and products for use in contact and with water intended for human consumption with regard to their effect on the quality of the water'
Full technical data can be supplied upon request,
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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 WRAS EPDM Seals
Samples can be submitted for testing upon request.
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Why use WRAS Solid EPDM Rubber Seals?
WRAS approved solid EPDM rubber seals offer an operating temperature range of -40º TO + 120ºC, and for wholesome water of up to +23ºC. It has excellent resistance to weathering, ozone and ageing as well as excellent resistance to acids and bases making it suitable for use in many indoor and outdoor applications.
WRAS approved EPDM rubber has a cloth finished impervious surface ensuring the seals keep water contained and protected from contamination when used as seals or washers within pipework or water dispensers, water transportation and storage.
The material also has a good tensile strength making it suitable for use in more physically demanding applications such as water pumps and protective barriers.
Benefits of WRAS Solid EPDM Rubber for Seal Production
- Operating temperature range of -40º TO + 120ºC
- An impervious surface allowing In water storage, dispensing and transport
- Easy to cut into usable components such as washers and o-rings
- Good tensile strength for physically demanding applications
- Can be supplied with a self-adhesive backing
- Protects drinking water from contamination
Different Grades Available
There are various ways in which our customers utilize acoustic foam gaskets, these include sound absorption. Due to its excellent sound dampening properties, acoustic foam gaskets are often used for fittings within marine applications, recording studios, acoustic/compressor or generator enclosures, etc.
Many industries also utilize acoustic foam gaskets for insulation, vibration control and cushioning due to the materials exceptional fire resistance properties (Surface Spread of Flame Class 1 BS 476 part 7 and Building Regulations 1991 (fire safety) Class 0 BS 476 part 6&7).
These include heating & ventilation, construction, automotive, and electrical equipment and appliance manufacturing.
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