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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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Essential Tips for Purchasing Gaskets

Gaskets are commonly used parts with a wide range of uses in different applications and industry sectors. Whilst their purpose is usually relatively simple, it’s important to follow our top tips for designing, choosing and purchasing gaskets to ensure that you receive the best possible, cost-effective gaskets for your application. Understand how important gaskets are

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CB Frost and the Rail Sector

At CB Frost, we have formed a relationship with American speciality materials company Rogers Corporation to provide a range of high performance silicone materials that are ideally suited to applications within the rail sector. As a Rogers preferred converter, our range of BISCO® cellular silicones are designed to meet the most stringent industry requirements for

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The History of CB Frost

Our roots span over 95 years as a specialist in the rubber and plastics industry, with a heritage strongly entwined with the beginnings and growth of the commercial plastics industry itself. Established in 1921, the family-run CB Frost & Co began work at the forefront of rapid development in plastics and mouldings, as at this

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HT800 Silicone Sponge for the Rail Sector and Beyond

At CB Frost, we specialise in providing a wide range of materials and products to meet the requirements of the modern engineering industry, particularly the mass transit sector. As a Rogers Corporation preferred converter, we can provide the full range of BISCO® silicones, including BISCO® HT800. HT800 is a silicone sponge material with medium firmness,

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Silicone sponge to EN 45545-2

Our range of Bisco Silicone sponge materials has been tested and is compliant to the new European Norm, EN 45545-2.  The materials include the range of HT800 medium density silicone foam, BF1000 extra soft silicone foam, BF2000 ultra soft silicone foam, HT200 sound block solid silicone and MF1 seat foam. The materials comply with HL2

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