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Neoprene is a specific form of rubber, ideal for use in a number of applications as a gasket. In terms of its properties, it has a good level of strength and is resistant to weathering, ageing and abrasion. With thicknesses typically ranging from 1/64” to 3/8”, there should always be neoprene gaskets to suit your needs. If there isn’t, that’s no problem. We offer bespoke manufacturing of any product you might require.
Ideal For Underwater Use
Neoprene is often found in the aquatic leisure industry, most commonly in diving wetsuits. It’s stretchiness and insulation properties make it the ideal material for underwater use. Not to mention the fact that it’s waterproof! In addition, it performs very well under water pressure. Therefore, it is a very highly performing material in the depths of the oceans.
Durable & Resistant
In terms of industrial use, neoprene is often used in industrial hosing and other instances where the material required needs to be waterproof, durable and resistant. Neoprene is all of these things and more, with a burn point of around 260 degrees celsius and very high durability. It also provides good noise insulation. As a result, neoprene gaskets are sometimes used in home appliances, where noise minimisation is one of the overriding requirements that customers have. Having a neoprene buffer in a washing machine, for example, can minimise noise and movement. Therefore, allowing for a much higher perception of quality workmanship.
Lower Long-Term Costs
The durability of neoprene is unrivalled. Gaskets are more than capable of lasting for decades, meaning fewer replacements and a lower long-term cost outlay. So, not only is neoprene ideal in terms of its quality and properties, but it often works out to be the most cost-effective option on the table. What’s not to love?
Established Since 1947
As expert manufacturers, we’re very proud of our neoprene gaskets. However, not as proud as we are of our history, experience and service that we’re able to offer our customers. We have been established since 1947, with an unrivalled level of experience in the industry, which we’re able to pass on to you, our customer. Our highly-trained teams will help you find the right product for your requirements, and deliver it to you at an unbeatable price.
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If you’d like to discuss your requirements and see how we can help you, please do give us a call or fill in the form on our contact page. We’d love to have you as the latest customer in our growing list both in the United Kingdom and abroad.
Stephens Gaskets – Expert Manufacturers of Gaskets & Shim Washers