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Cellular Silicones and the Lighting Industry

There a lot of different points to consider when designing lighting. Whilst choosing the right lighting and electrical components is no doubt essential, these parts are irrelevant without the right sealing and enclosure materials to protect them. Choosing lighting sealing materials that lack the necessary qualities and properties could lead to a number of problems

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Your Questions about Injection Moulding Answered | Bespoke Rubber Mouldings

As specialists in the manufacture of rubber components, we have many years of experience in producing and supplying bespoke rubber mouldings for use in a vast range of different industries. With our in-house capability, we can choose from a number of different process in order to achieve the ideal results to suit customer requirements, including

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Gaskets are set to be in Great Demand throughout the Next Decade

There is great news for the rubber and plastics manufacturing industry as demand for non-metallic gaskets and seals are predicted to be in steadily increasing demand between 2016 and 2026. According to a report published by Future Market Insights, in 2016 more than 60 billion US dollars’ worth of gaskets were sold around the world,

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CB Frost Keeping Railway Industry Fire Safety Standards on Track

When it comes to choosing the right materials for use in the rail industry, in addition to functionality and durability, safety is one of the most important factors to take into account. Fire safety in particular must be carefully considered. Fire safety for rail materials rests on choosing materials that not only limit the development

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CB Frost and the Chernobyl New Safe Confinement Project

In the long history of CB Frost, one of the most notable projects we have been involved in has been the Chernobyl New Safe Confinement.  This is the new arch-shaped shelter intended to contain the ruins of the Number 4 unit at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant that was destroyed during the Chernobyl disaster on

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4 Key Reasons to Use Silicone Rubber

Discovered in the 1800s, solid silicone rubber is a highly versatile material for use in a wide variety of different applications. Its resilience and durability make it an ideal material choice for a number of industrial sectors and it can be provided as sheet material, moulded, extruded, or cut to into gaskets or solid silicone

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EN 45545 Compliant Materials for the Rail Sector

As well as meeting the needs of the modern engineering industry in terms of performance and longevity, safety compliance is essential when choosing specialist insulation materials for the rail industry. At CB Frost, our entire range of rail materials stringently meet all industry requirements for fire, smoke and toxic fumes to increase safety in the

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Rubber Mouldings – Compression, Transfer and Injection Moulding

As specialist rubber manufacturers, we have been supplying rubber mouldings for a range of industries for many years, including automotive, construction, electrical enclosures, heating/HVAC, lighting, medical, the MOD and the rail and mass transit industry. With our vast experience and manufacturing capabilities, we ensure that all moulded rubber products are matched to the customer’s requirements

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Class O Sponge Strip for Access Flooring

Access flooring is widely used in modern office buildings throughout the world, providing a raised platform so that cables, wiring and electrical supply can easily be routed in a room where multiple connectivity points are needed. As well as offices, access flooring is also used in more specialised areas, for example, IT data centres and

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Choosing the Right Gasket Material to Stand Up To the Elements

There are always a lot of different factors to consider when deciding on the right gasket material for your application to ensure the best possible performance, as well as longevity. One of the key considerations is where the gasket will be located, for example, will it be used as a weather seal to prevent the

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