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Polymax Blog

  • Product Focus - O-Rings - Rotary Shaft Seals


    O-rings Polymax stocks over 7000 different combinations of o-rings. We can also produce almost any o-ring to order. Whether you require a cross section of less than 1mm or up to 40mm; an inside diameter of less than 1mm or in excess of 10 metres, Polymax can help.

    We can supply o-rings in materials capable of withstanding most chemicals and aggressive media, of which some are capable of withstanding temperatures as low as -60°C and others that can be used at 325°C. Continue reading

  • Rubber Tiles or Rolls – What Should You Use?

    Flooring is often neglected, but is in fact one of the most important aspects of domestic or commercial furnishing. Conventional flooring options include carpets, laminate and ceramic or stone tiles. However, due to its durability and resistance to damage, rubber is also considered to be an appropriate flooring material. Continue reading

  • The Many Uses of Silicone Rubber

    The importance of rubber in our modern lifestyle is undeniable, as the sturdy and durable material lends itself to a variety of tasks and has come to be widely used in essential products, appliances, and equipment. It is particularly important for many specialized industrial processes, as well as for household purposes. Continue reading

  • What is Compression Moulding?

    Properties such as durability, flexibility, and resistance to ageing make rubber an essential material in almost all household and industrial appliances and products. A large number of products, tools, and appliances that we use today are made from rubber or contain rubber components. However, to make the raw rubber suitable for use in commercial products it needs to undergo processing. Continue reading

  • Maintaining Safety at Construction Sites

    Although the development of new and advanced infrastructure is crucial, construction sites are often a hazard, posing serious risk to property and people alike. Accidents and disasters at constructions sites can be easily averted with a little foresight and planning. Investing in construction site safety equipment, without any compromise on quality, is the best way to ensure that there is no loss of life, injury, or damage. Here are some of the essentials that you may need to make your construction site a safe one. Continue reading

  • Nitrile vs Viton® - What is the Difference?

    Nitrile (popularly referred to as NBR or Buna-N) and Viton®  (Fluorocarbon rubber) are two of the most commonly approved elastomers for sealing applications. Both materials are a great choice for general industrial use, as they offer excellent compression set resistance and have a versatile set of properties list of applications and properties. Continue reading

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