Rubber for Metal Fabricators
The UK has a huge number of fabricators who can and do manufacture almost anything. Walker Rubber has supplied complementary rubber components for applications as diverse as roller coasters and packing crates. Rubber for metal fabricators is rarely one size fits all. That's why Walker Rubber can create and supply bespoke rubber components that suit your needs perfectly.
Extrusions for Metal Fabricators
Whatever your elastomeric requirements, from pads and sheets to CNC cut gaskets and extruded and jointed seals, our unrivalled service and UK rubber manufacturing facility is here to help. You may want a small quantity for testing or prototype applications, or larger volumes of rubber components. Either way, Walker Rubber, established in 1941, can help you.
Bonding Rubber to Metal?
We are commonly asked which rubbers are suitable to bond to metal and we frequently recommend either Neoprene or Nitrile. Although EPDM outperforms other polymers where resistance to weathering, light, ozone and water are priorities, it does not bond to other materials as well as Neoprene and Nitrile. This explains why these two elastomers are more frequently used to bond to metal. Both Neoprene and Nitrile can be selected for a variety of uses and can be specifically formulated for chemical resistance against many substances, including water, diluted acids, solvents, mineral oils, fats and chemicals. For food-based applications and environments, silicone rubber is usually the best choice as this too can be formulated to ensure it also bonds to metal.
WHY CHOOSE WALKER RUBBER?
UNRIVALLED LEAD TIMES
If your order is urgent, no one can get it to you in a shorter timeframe than Walker Rubber.
IN HOUSE MANUFACTURE
Your product, designed and manufactured to your specifications in our UK manufacturing facility.
SAME DAY QUOTATIONS
Over 90% of the enquiries we receive are quoted on the same day.
Did You Know...?
Walker Rubber provides a wide range of services suitable to the
We have highlighted three of them below.
We can deploy both multi-impression rubber moulds for small components and single impression rubber moulds for large components and short runs. We also supply rubber products moulded directly onto metal, forming a long-lasting bond.
Our state-of-the-art industrial CNC machine makes light work of cutting your rubber gaskets, pads, and washers. We’ll design and programme the software for precision design of your gaskets, washers, pads, and sheet material products from a range of different rubbers we stock.
Our specialist and bespoke rubber extrusion service has been set up to ensure that we're able to fulfil the demanding needs of all our customers. With over 8 decades of expertise, we now have over 2,000 extrusion profiles available that may already meet your requirements. Contact us today to find out more. And if they don’t, let us design and manufacture new ones for your rubber needs.