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Pedal to the metal
General News & Events, Educational, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, Manufactured Rubber Components, VAC-SIL® Membranes - 13th Jul, 2020

Pedal to the metal

Great to see various forms of motorsport now getting back into gear, alongside the many automotive manufacturers now resuming production. Find out how we play our part – or should that be parts?

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What is Nitrile / NBR Rubber?
General News & Events, Educational, Diaphragm & Thin Gauge - 18th Jun, 2020

What is Nitrile / NBR Rubber?

Although its physical and chemical properties vary depending on the polymer’s composition of nitrile, this particular type of synthetic rubber is unusual in being generally resistant to oil, fuel, and other chemicals.

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How is Rubber Hardness measured?  What does Shore Hardness mean?
Educational, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, Silicone, Manufactured Rubber Components - 26th Nov, 2019

How is Rubber Hardness measured? What does Shore Hardness mean?

Shore Hardness, using either the Shore A or Shore D scale, is the preferred method for rubbers and thermoplastic elastomers – find out more in this feature.

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J-Flex obtains Building Approval
General News & Events, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, EDPM - 8th Nov, 2019

J-Flex obtains Building Approval

Having now gained EN 13501-1 approval, J-Flex EPDM materials can now be used in construction products and building elements where fire safety and approval to EN 13501-1 is a requirement.

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Metal Detectable Food Safe Rubber Materials
General News & Events, Specialist Rubber Sheetings - 22nd Oct, 2019

Metal Detectable Food Safe Rubber Materials

Metal detectable silicone rubber sheeting and manufactured components from J-Flex contain additives which are visible to metal detector scanning equipment, so that any rubber contamination in the food, drink, dairy and pharmaceutical production process can be easily identified.

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18 reasons to choose J-Flex for your FKM sheet requirements
General News & Events, Educational, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, Viton™ & FKM - 24th Jun, 2019

18 reasons to choose J-Flex for your FKM sheet requirements

Check out these 18 reasons why J-Flex is your best choice for FKM sheeting.

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Your Invitation to Railtex 2019 test
General News & Events, EDPM - 23rd Apr, 2019

Your Invitation to Railtex 2019 test

J-Flex is delighted to announce its participation in the UK’s leading rail exhibition and invite you to join us on Stand T61.

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Probably the Largest Stocks of FKM Sheeting in Europe
General News & Events, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, Viton™ & FKM - 25th Feb, 2019

Probably the Largest Stocks of FKM Sheeting in Europe

We currently have huge stocks of FKM Sheeting – find our which ones here…

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New High Performance Sheetings Samples Guide now available
General News & Events, Educational, Specialist Rubber Sheetings - 18th Feb, 2019

New High Performance Sheetings Samples Guide now available

This extremely useful and handy guide contains actual sample pieces of many of the specialist sheetings available from J-Flex.

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FKM Sheet Products from J-Flex – Where ‘Specials’ are standard
General News & Events, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, Viton™ & FKM - 18th Jan, 2019

FKM Sheet Products from J-Flex – Where ‘Specials’ are standard

Our factory has perfected the production of calendered FKM Laminated PTFE Sheet – for those extra demanding applications where wide resistance to many aggressive chemical mixes is required.

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J-Flex to cease use of Talc Powder on Fluor-A-Com®
General News & Events, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, Viton™ & FKM - 14th Jan, 2019

J-Flex to cease use of Talc Powder on Fluor-A-Com®

Following trials we are stopping the use of using talc powder as a release agent on our market-leading ‘Fluor-A-Com®’ FKM Sheet Products. This will be a positive step forward for everyone involved, and for the environment.

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Looking for White Silicone Sponge Sheeting?
General News & Events, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, Silicone - 3rd Jan, 2019

Looking for White Silicone Sponge Sheeting?

J-Flex offers large stocks of competitively priced commercial quality, standard density white silicone sponge sheeting.

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Case Study – J-Flex Metal Detectable Products Ensure Safety
General News & Events, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, Silicone - 6th Oct, 2018

Case Study – J-Flex Metal Detectable Products Ensure Safety

They often call fish brain food – why? Apparently there are one or more nutrients (omega-3 fats etc.) in fish which are food for the brain, brain development and cognitive function…

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J-Flex Metal Detectable rubber products get alarm bells ringing
General News & Events, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, Silicone - 4th Oct, 2018

J-Flex Metal Detectable rubber products get alarm bells ringing

Bringing it’s experience of Polymer engineering to the market once again, J-Flex offer a tried and tested range of Metal Detectable Sheet materials to suit all types of detector equipment.

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All You Need To Know About FKM
General News & Events, Educational, Specialist Rubber Sheetings - 3rd Sep, 2018

All You Need To Know About FKM

We’re keen to share that knowledge with you! So, with that in mind we’ve updated our highly sought-after Guide to Fluoroelastomers.

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Rail Products from J-Flex – where your safety is our priority
General News & Events, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, EDPM - 18th Oct, 2017

Rail Products from J-Flex – where your safety is our priority

In the light of more stringent safety standards in mass transportation applications J-Flex has added to its specialised rubber sheet range Fire Resistant, Low Smoke, Low Toxicity EPDM to meet EN 45545-2.

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17 Amazing Reasons to Buy your FKM/ Viton™ Sheet from J-Flex!
General News & Events, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, Viton™ & FKM - 6th Oct, 2017

17 Amazing Reasons to Buy your FKM/ Viton™ Sheet from J-Flex!

Last year the Chemours Company launched their Viton™ Licensee Programme providing enhanced benefits for customers and partners alike J-Flex is proud to be a member of the Chemours Viton™ Licensee Programme.

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Viton™ – Have you heard the news?
General News & Events, Viton™ & FKM - 5th Oct, 2017

Viton™ – Have you heard the news?

As you may be aware DuPont transferred their Viton™ business unit to The Chemours Company. Chemours have launched a brand new Viton™ Licensee Programme and J-Flex – a long time DuPont Licensee – is delighted to announce that we are now an approved Chemours Viton™ Licensee.

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Life Expectancy of Silicone Rubbers
General News & Events, Educational, Specialist Rubber Sheetings, Silicone - 7th Sep, 2012

Life Expectancy of Silicone Rubbers

So, just what is the life expectancy of Silicone Rubbers?  Here, we explain.

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What is a Fluoroelastomer?
General News & Events, Educational, Viton™ & FKM - 7th Aug, 2012

What is a Fluoroelastomer?

Fluoroelastomers are fluorinated synthetic polymers designed for harsh environments including aggressive chemical and temperature applications.

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