Materials

PRP Manufacturing stocks and supplies a wide range of different materials, including rubber, sponge, foam, plastic, cork, fiber and insulation. Our materials are used extensively for a wide range of different solutions and many different industries.

Please scroll down to find out more. PRP also stocks many other specialised materials not listed here so please feel free to contact us for your unique requirements.

Rubber

Rubber is available in many different compounds.

PRP Manufacturing stocks varieties of EPDM, Neoprene, Nitrile, Natural, Silicone, Butyl and Viton, and all these have unique properties that provide an ideal solution for a given application. PRP uses rubber for a wide range of products, including custom gaskets, flange gaskets, and rubber seals.

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Sponge

Sponge rubber varieties exhibit a softer more compressible feel compared to standard rubber due to the various blowing agents used during the formation process.

Sponges generally have excellent compressibility and recovery, but can be susceptible to tearing and impact absorption due to their lower hardness and tensile strengths.

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Foam

High density foam based materials are a low-cost alternative to sponge rubber where insulation and support are needed without the need for a rubber-based compound.

Polyethylene foam (PE) and ethylene vinyl acetate foam (EVA) are the most common foam varieties. These foams are available in a range of densities, thicknesses, colours and sizes and are most commonly used for case inserts, protection, insulation, gaskets and seals.

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Plastic

PRP Manufacturing has the ability to cut, mill and fabricate a wide variety of custom shapes and profiles utilising plastic sheet.

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Cork

Cork is generally used for gaskets and sealing applications whereby the user needs the tensile strength and properties associated with solid based rubber, but also the compressibility of softer based cork.

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Fiber

PRP for years has been at the forefront of providing a complete set of sealing solutions for gasket industries such as oil and gas, petrochemical, water, sewage and defence. In addition to our rubber compounds, PRP stocks a comprehensive range of gasket materials such as compressed non asbestos fibre, graphite, PTFE (Teflon) and our metallic and semi-metallic range.

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Sound and thermal insulation

PRP stocks a range of specialised sponges and foam with class leading thermal, sound and fire-resistant properties.

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