Exceptional product and service performance for the Motorsport industry

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Rubber engineers who understand your marginal gains

We have well-established working relationships with the supply chains and teams within the motorsport industry.

We work best in partnership with designers and engineers to develop and test new concepts and products, ensuring that a competitive advantage is gained from reliable components.


We provide:

  • FEA (Finite Element Analysis) to test and run scenarios on designs of elastomeric products prior to manufacture
  • Material development, including lightweight, magnetic and electromagnetic shielding
  • Fast-track service to meet development deadlines and air freight times
  • Scheduling software to enable us to meet build schedules and spares demands
  • Bonding of rubbers to engineering plastics, metals and composites to provide the most effective material solutions with low friction surfaces
  • In-house tooling for increased control over production schedules and development projects
  • Variety of manufacture methods to enable prototyping and development work prior to full production

Gain a competitive edge

The accuracy, quality and fine tolerances demanded by the motorsport industry ensure that we have experts in place to react and innovate along with the vehicles and technologies that we’re working with.

Common requirements of the motorsport sector include rubber to PTFE (for low-friction), rubber to metal, anti-vibration products, vehicle seals and gaskets, along with attributes such as tyre rubber exclusion, dust exclusion and reduced weight.

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High-specification materials such as Viton®, Aflas®, Kevlar®, fluorosilicone and perfluoro-elastomers are commonly used alongside more standard components.

One of our key areas of expertise is in working with our customers to establish the best specification to ensure performance; materials can be developed to meet your needs. High temperature, high tear strength and lightweight materials have been, and continue to be, developed.

We supply into the motorsport sector at all levels of supply chain, including companies specifically dedicated to research and development, suppliers of engines, gearboxes, chassis, electronic components, hosing, composites, suspensions, shock absorbers and springs.

Formula 1, WRC, BTCC, WTCC, LMP1, MotoGP, SBK and Motocross are among the series that we support. We offer a mobile roadshow/training session for entry-level designers into the industry to empower them to make decisions best suited to the application when working with rubber materials.

FEA for CV Boots

Products like CV boots are critical to the performance of vehicles, and are a prime candidate for non-linear FEA. If you want to find out the types of analysis used, which areas it will help to improve and when to undertake FEA on CV boots, download our pdf here.

Case studies

Because every product we manufacture is unique, it can be difficult to find a case study that resonates with your business, but we’ve created some below which may at least sound familiar in the type of requirement or the type of business.

Ginetta case study: Design consultancy for a rubber moulded boot. Download here.

BikeIt DRT Kawasaki racing team: designing parts for a competitive edge. Download here.

Formula 1: Time critical parts for marginal gains. Download here.


Products that we have supplied into the motorsport industry include:

  • Driveshaft Boots
  • Engine seals and gaskets
  • Bespoke o-ring cord
  • Carbon to rubber to PTFE bonding
  • Drum seals
  • Bonded AV Mounts
  • Snubbers
  • Blanking Plugs
  • Wind Tunnel Jack Tyres
  • Fuel Filler Seals
  • Battery Straps
  • Gearbox Seals
  • Rubber o-rings
  • Bonded Mouldings
  • Rubber Bladders
  • Hydraulic Compensators
  • Low Friction Suspension Bushes
  • Low Friction Shaft Seals
  • Steering Rack Seal Kits
  • Gearbox Service Kits
  • Roll Bar Bushes
  • Suspension Rubber Bumpstops
  • KERS system seals
  • Fuel System Seals
  • Drivers Drink Bags
  • Fire Extinguisher Seals
  • Foam Rubber Strip – self-adhesive or plain
  • Transit Tyre Rings
  • Damped Rubber Mounts
  • Rubber Fairings
  • Brake Duct Bellows
  • Steering Gaiters
  • Rocker Cover Gaskets
  • Airbox Seals
  • Trumpet Seals
  • Composite Structural Foam Cores
  • Throttle Potentiometer AV Mounts
  • Dynathane® Bushes
  • Shock Absorber Seals
  • Shock Absorber Bushes
  • Shock Absorber Bump Stops

Our expertise in action

Custom solutions to ensure MXGP pole position

Not all our customers want volumes of parts; sometimes they just need a small batch, manufactured to exacting specifications with absolute performance in mind. Challenge: To design and produce parts for improved performance on a competition...

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Critical components test the boundaries of moulding techniques

Rubber is the ideal solution for a fuel hose - it can cope with extreme chemicals and provides flexibility. However, when trying to design for both safety and space-saving, a unique challenge is presented. Challenge: To...

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FEA simulation for crash test readiness

Finite element analysis can be used not only for understanding wear and reducing the cost of prototyping but also as part of a critical safety analysis prior to real-world tests. The challenge: To assist a commercial...

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Designing for production efficiencies

The processing industry is under pressure to offer efficiencies and cost-savings at all stages of their process. Consistent, reliable supply is the backbone of a productive business - and sometimes design for manufacture is key. The...

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Putting aesthetics at the forefront

There are times when the appearance of a product is equally as important as the function; if we know that from the outset we will design and manufacture with the visual impact as a priority. The...

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Designing around existing components for bespoke solutions

Often, our customers do not have CAD facilities; they rely upon us to take their vision and work with it to propose and develop a suitable solution. The challenge: To conceptualise and develop the design of...

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A race against time for design and production

For many of our customers their products are constantly going through re-design and development for improvement; we have to align ourselves with that process, often against tough deadlines. The challenge: To replicate a moulded rubber HNBR...

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Quality and workmanship to match your brand’s reputation

Some brands build their reputation on quality, finish and great British engineering. Whatever the critical factors for your product in terms of design and manufacture, we will work in partnership to make sure that our piece...

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Unusual solutions to solve a unique problem

Combining industry-specific knowledge with expertise in rubber engineering - whilst collaborating with engineers on site - allows us to think past the usual solution to a problem and design something to fit within a unique range...

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Problem solving and production for fluid engineering

Flowplant supply over 250 pumps every year throughout their distributor network, so when they came to us in 2018 looking for help in developing their diaphragm line we knew they would need support in both problem-solving...

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