Rubber for the Civil Engineering Industry
Our role in the civil engineering industry
Civil engineering is easily one of the most dependable and prominent industries in world. This sector develops and maintains the foundations that keep our cities and towns together. Along with construction these two industries equate for 28.3% of GDP. It has a market size of £6.9 trillion and is expected to grow by 5.7% to £10.01 trillion by 2028.
We have supplied rubber components and products used on the smallest developments and the most identifiable and impressive landmark structures in the UK.
Need a problem solving? Whether it’s bespoke glazing seals or bumper protection we have the expertise and UK manufacturing facilities to source high quality and cost-effective civil engineering rubber solutions.
Rubber applications for civil engineering
The Civil Engineering industry is always in need of rubber, here is a selection of popular applications:
- Building extrusions for electrical cables
- Industrial hosing for heavy machinery
- Vibration dampening for bridges
- Bumpers for bridges and roads
- Fenders for bridges and roads
- Work site non-slip matting
- Underground electrical cable extrusions and seals
- Impact absorbing fendering for barricades
- Fendering and bumpers for car parks
We have designed, manufactured and supplied rubber seals, sheet, matting, joints, trims, protectors and access ladders to the civil engineering sector. These highest quality rubber products have helped architects, designers, groundwork subcontractors, surveyors, installers, construction giants and facilities management companies.Our Capabilities
Checkout our exclusive Rollaway Bank Ladders
Developed to help workers access steep-sided ditches quickly and safely, our rollaway flexible bank ladders provide a simple solution to the problem of getting up and down steep slopes. This has proven very popular with Rail and Civil Engineering projects, with it being especially helpful for emergency or temporary use. These Ladders can be linked together to access deep cuttings or steep embankments, roofs and dome-shaped structures significantly improving foothold and reducing risk.
Civil engineeringExtrusions for electrical cabling
Walker Rubber produces numerous extrusions to house your electrical cabling. With over 1000 standard profiles to choose from and custom-made extrusions available, the possibilities of endless. Our extrusions are good insulators and will protect your cables from becoming frayed or damaged.
Civil engineeringAnti-slip worksite rubber matting
Making working more pleasant with our rubber flooring. Lay them onto cold concrete floor and feel the difference with a cushioned surface making walking around the workplace comfortable. Workshop rubber flooring provides both insulation for those working with electrics and anti-slip protection for workers moving in a fast fashion to complete their tasks efficiently.
Did you know...?
To collect robust and reliable data on traffic movements, companies need flexible and durable equipment that is properly protected and able to withstand harsh condition and various conflicting measures. We designed and manufactured an extruded profile in our own factory in Norwich. This only took a matter of days enabling our customer to deploy their safe and secure cable management system both quickly and effectively.
The Walker Rubber Difference
Rubber products manufactured to order with industry leading turnaround times.
Not quite sure what you need? Our team are on hand to provide fast, high-quality expertise with years of experience to back it up.
Your journey with us starts in sales. Like our exceptional manufacturing lead times, our sales team is no different. They will guide you through the process every step of the way. We are proud to say 90% of enquiries are quoted on the same day ensuring there is no delay in getting your project with us underway.
With our right first-time ethos, combined with only using premium materials from trusted sources, the quality of our rubber products are the best in the business.
We are experts in the manufacture of rubber extrusions. Our limitations are very small we can produce extrusions from 1m to 10,000m in length or 1mm to 300mm across.Rubber Extrusions
Our selection of cutting machinery enables us to be accurate and precise, meeting the required specifications for our customers.Rubber Gaskets
Most moulding requirements are unique to each customer. We supply a comprehensive range of mouldings in a variety of compounds: EPDM, Neoprene, Natural, Nitrile Silicone, Viton, Polyurethane and TPE.Rubber Mouldings
One of our more unique capabilities. We can bond together multiple types of rubber sheet to create your ideal material.Rubber Bonding
We have the capability to manufacture tooling inhouse, turning your ideas into reality with a short but cost-effective turnaroundRubber Tooling