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Rubber Materials Overview

As a rubber manufacturer, Martin’s Rubber has developed and maintained a reputation for technical excellence in problem solving ever since our earliest days in business back in 1865. Our business has grown over the years through recommendations founded on excellent customer relationships; naturally, good and cost-effective materials solutions are an essential part of these relationships.

The ever-expanding range of polymer materials and processes available for rubber products has vastly increased the range of possible solutions to any given problem. The international nomenclature for material types can be found in BS ISO 1624 for reference. Martin’s Rubber has a wealth of industrial rubber experience, gained over many years and across many industries, to address the challenges our customers bring to us. For more details of our materials availability please follow the links below, or for our Expertise in Processes follow this link. Martin’s Rubber supplies a wide range of materials with various types and forms. What kinds are available and in what form are they supplied? Click on the links in the table to find out.

Material Types
Material Forms
NeopreneNitrileEDPMSiliconeNaturalVamacEpichlohydrinHNBRAFLASPerfluoroelastomerButylVitonPVC - NitrileCyanoacrylateEpoxy ResinPolyurethaneCorkAcetalPTFETufnolMelinexMelinex
Moulding CompoundYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Extruding CompoundYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Solid SheetingYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Insertion SheetingYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Food GradeYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Foam SheetingYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes YesYes
Solid ExtrusionYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Foam ExtrusionYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
BilletYesYesYesYesYesYesYes YesYes
Compression MouldingYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Transfer MouldingYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Injection MouldingYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Cast MouldingYesYesYes
Foam MouldingYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
AdhesiveYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Sealant MasticYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Self Adhesive BackingYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
EMI/RFI SheetingYes
GasketYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ShimYesYesYesYes