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Marine

"Shorter repair and maintenance times and increasingly stringent environmental standards requires a dynamic and creative approach to design, manufacture and supply of sealing solutions."


The diverse demands and operating conditions in which the Marine Industry functions necessitates high levels of technical knowledge and product quality as well as an ability to meet deadlines and service customers on a global level.

The increasing size and complexity of both commercial and military ships, offshore platforms and support vessels, combined with the continual drive for higher performance, shorter repair and maintenance times and increasingly stringent environmental standards requires a dynamic and creative approach to design, manufacture and supply of sealing solutions.

Many operations traverse the globe with operating conditions moving across extremes, from high humidity and temperature through to subzero. This creates greater challenges than most industries where operating conditions remain within a defined range - this necessitates a smarter approach to solutions than might otherwise be employed for static environments.

MacLellan Rubber have developed a wide range of High Integrity materials and unique manufacturing process that provide our marine customers with world class performing solutions for environments that would challenge the norm.


  • Extreme pressures and ultra-low temperatures in the transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

  • High risk applications where the potential for Rapid Gas Decompression or Explosive Decompression is high and any form of splitting or cracking would be catastrophic

  • Inflatable Seals to guarantee leak free sealing where variable sealing surfaces will not facilitate sufficient load using standard gasket ad bolt technology

  • High impact, load bearing and shear resistant pads for transportation and installation of offshore Wind Turbines.


Critical to our success in this industrial sector is our drive to develop new high performing materials that not only achieve the levels of performance required by our customers now, but are capable of meeting future developments in the planning stage. Our veracity in ensuring that the materials are manufactured to the highest technical standards, supported by consistent testing and evaluation, within a clearly defined and well managed supply chain, enable us to guarantee our products and guarantee operators a trouble free operation.

Our extensive range of high quality products which are utilised within this hygiene critical industry include the following gasket materials:

EU1935, FDA, BGA, WRAS, USP Class VI Platinum Cured Silicone Rubber
Fluorosilicone
Gylon® 3504 - from Garlock Sealing Technologies
Dupont® VIton® GF-600S® meets FDA and USP 28 Class VI
Virgin PTFE
Expanded PTFE
Non Asbestos Fibre Jointing

Complementing the above materials we also offer the following sealing products:

Gaskets
Inflatable Seals
O-Rings
Vulc O Rings
Encapsulated O Rings
Oil Seals
Diaphragms
Expansion Joints
Flexible Bellows
Tank Lid Seals
Braided Packings
Spiral Wounds

As a supplier of highly engineered safety critical Technical Sealing Materials and Products we offer a high level of engineering support to ensure that the right material option is selected for the application whether that is hygienic pipework, blenders and mixers, fluid bed dryers, valves or pumps. We engage with our customers in a variety of ways, from onsite technical support and advice to product training and installation. Our expertise in engineering solutions that are practical, effective and efficient is widely recognised by our customers across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia- our supply relationships encompass onsite stock holding, same day deliveries and rapid manufacture of seals.

MacLellan Rubber continues to invest in the development of new materials and sealing solutions and partners with world class businesses around the globe to offer innovative solutions that ensure our materials, seals, gaskets, and diaphragms meet the key market needs with excellent chemical resistance, long service life and performance that guarantees the integrity and reproducibility of your product.