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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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Everyday Uses of Sponge and Foam Materials

At CB Frost, as well as providing a number of sponge and foam materials in sheet and strip form, we can also manufacture a multitude of products in house, including: Gaskets Washers Extrusions Fabrications Mouldings However, as well as common industrial uses of foam and sponge materials, these highly versatile materials are used in a

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Neoprene Rubber – Where Is It Used?

Neoprene rubber is a solid rubber material with a number of excellent qualities. It has strong resistance to oils, chemicals, UV light, ozone and many general weather conditions. It’s a strong and robust material that resists abrasion and can withstand temperatures of between -35°C and 125°C in some grades. As a result, it’s no surprise

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What to Consider When Changing Gasket Materials

In any industrial sector, there is sometimes a need to review your gasket materials and work out if a change in material would be worthwhile. There are many reasons that there may be a desire or need to change gasket materials, for example: The application has changed – if the application that the gaskets are

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CB Frost and The New Tube For London

With London’s population growing rapidly, over the next few decades, trains, stations and tracks are being modernised across the London Underground Network to meet demands. The New Tube will first be introduced for the Piccadilly line, with the Bakerloo, Central and Waterloo, and City lines to follow. To provide a more reliable service and meet

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