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Graphene in Rubber Elastomers

04 Oct 2021 | Posted by Andrew Onions
Graphene can be added to elastomer compound mixes to significantly enhance physical and mechanical properties. 
 

European Union regulatory bodies are considering restricting the manufacture and use of PFAS – Should we be concerned?

15 Jul 2021 | Posted by Andrew Onions
You may not be aware of the current initiative of five European countries - Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and Norway in coordination with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) - to restrict the manufacture and use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a diverse group of over 4,700 chemicals that contain carbon-fluorine bonds.
 

THERMAL-OXIDATIVE DEGRADATION OF RUBBER

15 Jul 2021 | Posted by Andrew Onions
Most elastomers will undergo significant changes over time when exposed to heat, light, or oxygen (ozone). These changes can have a dramatic effect on the service life and properties of the elastomer and can only be prevented or slowed down by the addition of UV stabilizers, anti-ozonates, and antioxidants.
 

Why Use Rubber Matting?

12 Jul 2021 | Posted by Andrew Onions
Rubber Flooring or Rubber Matting can be designed to be used in many industrial, marine, transport and engineering environments, meeting a variety of technical requirements and technical standards. Rubber matting is manufactured from different polymers with various surface patterns and can be supplied as rubber floor tiles, rubber floor mats and rubber flooring rolls.
 

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.