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Natural Gum Rubber

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SRP is a leading converter of sheet rubber materials such as natural gum rubber. We manufacture high-quality custom natural gum rubber gaskets, seals, and other products for a variety applications and industries to companies around the world.

Natural gum rubber is a soft polymer, and has excellent flexibility. It is a product that is made from the sap of rubber trees, making it an eco-friendly material. Gum Rubber is a non-marking rubber. The material will leave less residue on whatever surface it may be applied to. While this elastomer can be stretched out, it is durable enough to handle repeated stress.

Natural gum rubber has unique chemical properties as well. Natural rubber material generally resists most organic salts, ammonia, acids, and alkali solutions. Due to this unique this level of chemical resistance, natural gum rubber has been employed in various industrial settings. Manufacturers tend to use this elastomer in the form of seals and gaskets.

Gum Rubber can be used in a wide variety of different forms and uses, especially for gaskets, seals, and pads. It also should be known that natural rubber products do not have the higher levels of chemical and temperature resistance than that other synthetic rubber counterparts have. In terms of industrial uses, natural gum rubber more suited for light to medium grade applications that do not involve overly abrasive temperatures and chemical conditions.

We provide our customers with everything from material sampling and product prototyping to full manufacturing, packaging, and delivery. We provide value to our customers by delivering exceptional customer service, engineering solutions, and quality products to meet their every need. All natural gume sheet rubber products can be supplied with Pressure Sensitive Adhesives.

Natural Gum sheet rubber is available in the following formulations:

Polymer Durometer Thickness Specifications
Natural Rubber Style 28 40 1/16 – 1″ ASTM D 2000, SAE J200, FDA Approved
Natural Rubber 40 – 60 1/16 – 1/4″ ASTM M1AA
Pure Gum Floating Natural Rubber 40 1/16 – 1/2″ ASTM D 2000, M1AA 417, FDA Approved
EZ Cut Non-Floating Gum Natural Rubber 40 1/64 – 1/4″ ASTM M1AA
Protein Free (Synthetic Polyisoprene) Natural Rubber 40 1/64 – 1/4″ ASTM M1AA
Tuff-Stuff Natural Rubber 40 1/8 – 2″ ASTM M4AA
AASHTO Unsupported Natural Rubber Bearing Pads Style 72 50 – 70 1/4 – 1″ AASHTO Grade 2

 

For more information you can reach SRP at info@srpco.com or 847-593-5630. SRP stocks a wide variety of different types of sheet rubber. If you are unsure of the type of sheet rubber needed for your application, we will be happy to have a conversation to get to know the product these parts will be going into so we can steer you in the right direction. For more information on these materials, visit our dedicated sheet rubber page.