Rubber sheeting is made from either natural or synthetic rubber. They are used in a wide assortment of applications across various industrial sectors. They also preferred among many industries due to their ease of use and efficiency as an insulator.
It is used for sealing, different application of gasket( it is known as “การใช้ปะเก็น“ in the Thai language), floor matting of computer room and laboratory, etc. Although, there are many manufacturers and retailers provide the many types of rubber sheet according to the need of client.
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Here are some types of rubber sheets and uses:
Natural Rubber Sheet: They are characterized by excellent dynamic, rebound, elasticity and mechanical properties. These sheets are great for use as general sealing materials. They are most widely used in the market, as they are applicable in any environment without specific requirements.
EPDM rubber sheets: Being resistant to acids, alkali and ketones, this can be used for several purposes. Moreover, industrial applications, construction and automotive industries use EPDM for its electrically insulating and waterproof properties, as well as its resilience and flexibility.
Silicone Rubber Sheets: Silicone is a synthetic rubber used to make gaskets. It can withstand with 200°C, which makes it superior in the food processing industry and used in the pharmaceutical industry.