J-Flex – everything you need to know about silicone sheets and rubber mouldings

As part of our on-going mission to provide the industry with useful information on the industrial rubber industry, we are pleased to offer our White Papers, which we hope you will find helpful and informative. 

You can expect our White Papers to be comprehensive guides, written by our silicone rubber and sheeting experts. 

Come back occasionally to check for new and updated White Papers.

Silicone Rubber
What’s the Story?

In this paper you can expect to find out everything you need to know about Silicone Rubber.

Critical issues affecting Silicone Sheeting

To help you understand what to look for when buying safe to use Silicone, we have compiled this White Paper, highlighting all the issues that can arise from the use of ‘Competitive’ Silicone.

A Guide to Rubber Extrusions

Created to provide a quick Reference Guide to rubber extrusions.

Includes a section: ‘Design Advice for Extrusions’.

A Guide to Fluoroelastomers

Created to equip professionals involved in procurement and engineering with a better understanding of a highly reliable and long‐term elastomer.

A Guide to Rubber Sheetings

Provides professionals within the conversion, engineering and manufacturing industries a clear insight into the Rubber Sheetings process and applications.

A Guide to Rubber Mouldings

Provides those within the engineering and manufacturing industries with a quick reference guide to the wonders of mouldings.

A Guide to Solar P.V. Module Lamination Membranes

This updated version provides a clear insight into this specialised lamination (vacuum-forming) process.

A Guide to Metal Detectable Food Safe Rubber Materials

Provides those within food production – with legislative health and safety responsibilities – a clear insight into what can be done to eliminate elastomeric contamination.

Guide to Low Smoke, Low Toxic Rubber Materials to EN45545-2:2013 + A1:2015

Equips those professionals involved in purchasing, engineering and designing of original equipment, or refurbishing of existing rail and mass transit equipment, with a clear insight into what can be achieved with elastomeric materials for this market.

Glossary of Rubber Terms

Previously a downloadable document and this has now been converted into a separate web page.

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Why buy from J-Flex?

If you are looking for a friendly and helpful industrial rubber products supplier, with great product knowledge and excellent customer service, then you’re in the the right place. We supply a vast range of quality items including rubber sheet and an array of fabrications made from premium grade elastomers including silicone and Viton™ - many of which are available for next day delivery. With over 35 years operating experience, J‑Flex is the preferred supplier of industrial rubber products - providing specialist rubber sheetings and engineered rubber components you can trust. Whether you are looking for silicone sheets, rubber mouldings, gaskets, extrusions, bellows, fabrications, rubber sealants or adhesives -including Viton™ sheets and sealants, J‑Flex can help. You'll find our Accreditations & Awards information here.