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Multi-Channel Technical Support is Always Available

15 Jun 2021 | Posted by Andrew Onions
MacLellan Rubber offer free Technical Support to Customers through our website - 'Media Compatibility' and 'Ask George' facilities- on the phone and on site when required.


 

Snow Matting from MacLellan Rubber

05 Feb 2021 | Posted by Andrew Onions
As much of the UK is once again bracing itself for further snowfall in the coming days, this is the ideal time to ensure you are ready with MacMat-Snow tiles from MacLellan rubberMade from recycled...
 

Why Use Fluorosilicone Rubber?

13 Jan 2021 | Posted by Andrew Onions
Fluorosilicone (FVMQ) has almost the same mechanical and physical properties as conventional Silicone rubber and its low-temperature flexibility is just as good. So why is it a material of choice for aerospace, automotive, and medical equipment engineers.
 

Zotefoam - Azote Foams

08 Dec 2020 | Posted by Andrew Onions
Plastazote, Evazote and Supazote materials are all part of the Azote family of materials.  Manufactured using a unique Nitrogen expansion process by Zotefoams to create high quality inert materials that can be used in a wide variety of applications. 
 

Electrical Safety Rubber Matting

08 Dec 2020 | Posted by Andrew Onions

Electrical safety matting is a vital part of electrical safety around high voltage equipment such as a switchboard, but also on low and medium voltage equipment in plant rooms.  It is also an essential part of portable protection for site engineers working on live equipment.

 

ASTM D 1056 Material Standard Explained

25 Nov 2020 | Posted by Andrew Onions
We clarify the requirements of ASTM D1056 standard for Sponge or Expanded Rubber materials to assist you in identifying and specifying the right material for your application.
 

Why use Fabric Reinforced Rubber Sheeting

05 Nov 2020 | Posted by Andrew Onions
Choosing the right fabric reinforcement for your rubber sheeting application can be critical especially where there are specific characteristics you are trying to maintain.
 

Rubber Compounding

01 Sep 2020 | Posted by Andrew Onions
Rubber Compounding MacLellan Rubber provides customized and standardized rubber compounds, producing elastomer sheeting’s and polymer blends for a variety of applications. There is a common...
 

Storage & Shelf Life of Rubber Elastomers

27 Apr 2020 | Posted by Andrew Onions
The correct storage of Rubber Elastomers is critical to ensure that it remains in prime condition and is ready to be used when required. The correct approach to maintaining material in its best condition involves managing the packaging and environmental conditions as defined in documents such as ISO 2230:2002. 
 

Gasket Thickness Selection

27 Mar 2020 | Posted by Andrew Onions
Gasket design focusses on Thinner is Better but that is not always the case when working with large diameter, damaged or low pressure sealing applications.  Rubber gaskets often prove better when faced with these types of issues but there are challenges to consider.