Rubber for the Defence Industry
Our role in the defence industry
The defence industry is a pivotal sector used all over the world. Stockholm International Peace Research Institute indicates that it accounts for 2.4% of the world’s GDP. Walker Rubber have assisted delivering bespoke, premium rubber solutions to the defence industry for years, covering all environments of Land, Air and Sea to a varied range of products and applications. As an approved supplier to weapons system manufacturers, Walker Rubber design, manufacture and supply a wide range of rubber mouldings, extrusions, gaskets, seals in a variety of compounds, shapes and sizes.
Our exceptional sales team can offer fast enquiry turnarounds and our manufacturers produce short lead times. Urgent requirements can and will be satisfied effortlessly from our UK manufacturing plant in Norwich. With over 80 years of experience, Walker Rubber is the 'first choice' supplier for hundreds of UK based design, manufacturing and engineering businesses including those in the Defence Industry.
Rubber Applications for Defence
Like many industries, rubber is a core component of defence. Some of the most popular applications of rubber in the defence industry are:
- Tank Straps
- Rubber Bellows
- Battery Insulation Kits
- Battery Buffer Mats
- Fuel Tank Gaskets and Seals
- Door seals
- Hydraulic seals
- Rubber fenders and protection buffers
- Packaging case rubber inserts
Keeping your devices well maintained and protected is vital. Your defence rubber components can be made to meet your requirements and to the precise tolerances you need to ensure long-term performance.See our Bumpers and Fenders See our Wall Protection Solutions
DefenceRubber fenders and bumpers
Bumpers and fenders are implemented to protect both the impactor and the structure being impacted. Bumpers can be used to protect vehicles from damage but also walls, openings and various other areas. Wall protection is also a must with our rubber fender wall protectors which can help lessen the impact of fast-moving vehicles or other objects colliding with a wall.Our Capabilities
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Cutting edge technology in the armaments industry inevitably involves sophisticated computer technology, operating on hardware that needs to be fully protected and sealed in the most hostile and dangerous environments. Walker Rubber is closely involved in supplying these protective components to the Royal Navy.
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