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Sealing Solutions for the Rail Industry – Metal Reinforced Silicone Profiles

As specialists in the supply and conversion of a comprehensive range of silicone products, we regularly provide extruded silicone profiles for the rail and mass transit industries, including the development and manufacture of specialist, bespoke products. Needless to say, the specifications of sealing solutions for the rail industry are unique – not only are all

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CB Frost & Co sees Seven-Figure Management Buyout

In a commitment to future growth and expansion into new sectors, we have recently undergone a seven-figure management buyout, led by existing directors Paul Kennedy and Mark Jones. The new company structure will focus on the expansion into new sectors and further investment in the plant and its machinery. Director David Dunn is set to

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Temperature Control – Key Materials for HVAC Seals

In the modern transport industry, comfort is always considered a top priority. Passenger carrying trains, buses and coaches are all designed with comfort in mind when it comes to the interior. As well as designing comfortable seating arrangements, public transport designers and manufacturers also factor in the importance of maintaining comfortable temperatures for all conditions.

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CB Frost – A Year in Blog Posts

Another year has almost passed – another year to add to our 90 plus years of experience and another year of new development. 2017 has provided us with many opportunities to talk about our constant commitment to innovation, from supplying sealing materials to the Chernobyl New Safe Confinement, to introducing our brand new EN45545-2 compliant

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The new fire safety standard set to change the rail industry – EN 45545

When times change, it pays to work with good suppliers. During 2018, the fire standard EN 45545-2 will become the mandatory fire safety standard for the rail industry. For manufactures and engineers, that means preparing well in advance to make sure their components are compliant with the new regulations. Working with an excellent supplier, one

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Finding the Right Gasket Materials for The Cold Weather

At this time of year, when the temperatures can dip below zero in the UK and much lower in other parts of the world, identifying the most appropriate gasket materials is important. The weather can be hard on gasket materials and extremely cold temperatures can have an especially adverse effect on gasket performance, especially when

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One Size Doesn’t Fit All – Our Bespoke Rubber and Plastic Products

When it comes to the manufacturing industry and the components that are required, there’s not always a one size fits all approach. That’s why at CB Frost, we’ve heavily invested in our in-house manufacturing capabilities to provide a wide range of bespoke rubber products. We’ve put together a list of our top five products that

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The CB Frost Guide to Rubber Extrusions

As specialist rubber and plastics manufacturers, as well as supplying a comprehensive range of materials to different industries, using our in-house facilities, we supply a range of bespoke products to meet customer specifications. To ensure that we always at the very least, meet expectations, we work closely with customers to make certain that all their

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Launching the New Lightweight Rail Material

  As a company, we always strive to provide an ideal solution for customers in all sectors and continually work to develop new products. For over 30 years we have supplied a wide range of materials and finished parts for the rail industry, with our technical knowledge, excellent customer service, attention to detail and extensive

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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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