Coruba offers a wide variety of standard and custom-made rubber gaskets that are suitable for a diverse range of environments.
Known for their outstanding sealing properties and great resistance to wear and tear, rubber gaskets also have the unique ability of being able to withstand extreme pressure.
Other key features of rubber gaskets include:
We can also manufacture rubber gaskets in different polymers such as:
Like most things, rubber gaskets change over time. To maintain their quality, you must follow certain storage guidelines.
What is the average shelf life of rubber gaskets?
The average shelf life will depend largely on the rubber material they are made of. Please find a general guideline in the table below:
What factors contribute towards rubber gasket degradation?
One or a combination of the following elements may affect your rubber gasket’s performance:
Where should I store my rubber gaskets?
Always store in a cool, dry place protected from moisture, heat, chemicals and direct sunlight. Rubber gaskets should be stored in areas that experience frequent temperature and humidity fluctuations; the recommended storage conditions are between 4 and 27 degrees Celsius, with 40 to 75 percent relative humidity in a room with no windows. Chemicals, dust and UV light should also be avoided.
How can I prolong their shelf-life?
Aside from proper storage conditions, here are some additional tips to prolong the life of your rubber gaskets:
Utilising our extensive machine and fabrication facilities, Coruba’s standard products can be converted to suit your specific requirements.
We are fully equipped to perform slitting, stripping, lamination, pressing, punching, die cutting (manual and automatic), water and laser jet, lathe, kiss-cutting, rotary, trepan, grinding, linishing, skiving, parting and hand cut and finishing processes.
Self-adhesive backings can also be applied to many materials in various grades and formats.
Coruba offers high quality rubber gaskets and seals at affordable rates. Simply call us today on 01702 811 936 for any further help or information.