Summary. Foam gaskets are popular for their superior sealing, insulation, cushioning, and noise reduction properties. Available in open and closed cell structures, they suit various applications and environmental conditions. Stephens Gaskets ensures high-quality, durable gaskets using the finest materials.


Stephens Gaskets is a leading supplier of precision machined components, including gaskets. Having worked as gasket suppliers for over four decades, we are proud to have invested heavily in our tools and facilities. Therefore, as a result we can offer some of the most flexible and versatile gasket manufacturing services on the market. We’re experts in what we do, and we strive and achieve quality every single time. We also take pride in working with a wide range of gasket materials (including foam). We offer a wealth of materials to choose from. This is in order to ensure we can provide solutions for every application and requirement presented to us. From cork gaskets to rubber gaskets, you’ll find exactly what you need with us.

There are many things you have to consider when choosing a gasket material such as:

  • Corrosion resistance levels
  • Waterproof
  • Performance in extreme temperatures
  • Durability
  • Strength tolerance

One of our most popular gaskets are our round foam gaskets. Foam gaskets offer many different benefits to a wide variety of industries and applications, read on to find out more.

Foam Gasket Uses 

The foam material is commonly used for gaskets. This is due to the fact that foam can offer a superior barrier along with fantastic bonding capabilities for plenty of different applications. For instance, gasketing, sealing, and mounting to name a few. Some other applications for round foam gaskets include:

  • Insulation
  • Cushioning
  • Fluid restricting
  • Noise reduction
  • Weather resistance
  • Electrical absorption

Foam Gasket Types

Foam gasket material comes in different cell structures. But, the two core ones are open cell foam gaskets and closed cell foam gaskets. Open cell ones are usually used for absorbing shock or vibrations. Whereas, closed cell foam gaskets will usually be used as environmental seals where performance in outdoor weather is pivotal. Foam gaskets can be made from lots of different types of foams. This includes, silicone foam, EPDM foam, neoprene foam, and foam tapes.

Why Stephens Gaskets?

We have spent well over forty years manufacturing shims, washers, and gaskets. Therefore, our team fully understands the importance of quality and consistency when it comes to component manufacturing. Our gaskets support industries and sectors all over the world. Furthermore, they are built with resilience and durability in mind so that they always offer the best performance.

We manufacture our products in-house, which means we have a complete understanding of what is being made, and how it’s being made. We can ensure strict regulations and quality control is being adhered to at all times; as a result we can always guarantee the highest levels of quality. Over the years we have built up strong relationships with suppliers worldwide. Therefore, because of this, we have access to the finest quality materials and resources. With this in mind, we can offer the best value for money, without compromising on anything else and we know that our products will always stand the test of time.

Contact Us Today

If you would like to find out more about our round foam gaskets or any other gasket materials, then please head to our website today. Alternatively, call 0121 544 5808 to speak to a member of our helpful and friendly team.

If you have found this blog helpful, then you may wish to read our previous blog on Important Neoprene Properties.

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