Glossary of Rubber Terminology

Whilst we try to be as straight-forward as possible, using language and phrases that most people will be able to understand, there is no getting away from some important terms within the industry.

Here we do our best to outline some of the more often used phrases, explaining their actual meaning and uses as far as possible. Our glossary of rubber terminology helps remove some of the questions, queries and unclear words, allowing you to more fully understand the applications, attributes and specifications of our range of rubber products; including rubber extrusion, rubber gaskets, rubber sheet, tube and matting.