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FDA Silicone Rubber for the Food and Drink Industry

By Mark Jones

Food grade, or FDA silicone rubber is a highly resilient and versatile material that is safe and suitable for use in the food and drinks industries. Everywhere in the world, food safety is absolutely vital, and therefore, any material used in the production, storage, or transportation of food and drink must be compliant, and specially

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CB Frost Supporting NHS Frontline Workers

By Mark Jones

Following a successful move to our new premises at Matrix Point, Birmingham, CB Frost are currently working with skeleton staffing to supply essential industries during the coronavirus lockdown. Yesterday, we were contacted by a company manufacturing and supplying protective visors for the NHS. We were asked if we could supply some sponge material for the

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Full Steam Ahead at Our New Premises

By Mark Jones

Whilst we originally announced our relocation and expansion early last year, we are pleased to say that it’s full steam ahead at our new premises at Matrix Point, Birmingham. After so many false starts, we are now progressing well and are looking to finally move into our new home at the end of March. Our

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ArmaFlex Rail SD Thermal Insulation Foam and EN45545-2 Requirements

By Mark Jones

Our ArmaFlex range of flexible closed-cell insulation materials are designed specifically to meet the strict requirements of the international railway industry. Featuring integrated fire protection, our products provide innovative solutions for a wide range of rail applications, including insulation for heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, refrigeration and plumbing, ensuring improved safety and comfort for passengers. In addition

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2019 at CB Frost

By Mark Jones

It has certainly been a busy year for CB Frost, and a hectic year for UK industry as a whole. With big changes on the horizon for us in the new year, we have taken this time to look back at 2019 through our blog posts and company news. Investing in the future Our first

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What Makes Silicone Rubber Such A Key Material in Many Industries?

By Mark Jones

If you are looking for a rubber product that is versatile, durable and suitable for multiple applications, silicone rubber should always belong in the conversation. Due to its many advantageous properties, silicone rubber is a mainstay in a wide range of industrial sectors, including aerospace, automotive, electronics, medical and even food and drink production. Let’s

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CB Frost Sponsor Local Football Team

By Mark Jones

CB Frost are proud to sponsor Birmingham based football team, the Castle Vale Concords Over 35s. Castle Vale Concords play in Division 1 of the Central Warwickshire Over 35s Football League and the 2019-2020 season is the third season they have played together as an over 35s team. In the 2017-2018, the Concords finished runners

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Common Applications for EPDM Rubber

By Mark Jones

The first synthetic rubber was developed in 1909 by a team headed by German organic chemist, Fritz Hofmann, working at the Bayer laboratory in Germany. Hofmann and his team succeeded in polymerising isoprene, creating the first synthetic rubber. Despite the invention of synthetic rubber in the early 20th century, natural rubber continued to be widely

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CB Frost, UK Manufacturing and Industry

By Mark Jones

As a leader in the specialist rubber and plastics industry, CB Frost have long served many of the major sectors of UK manufacturing. From our early roots in Birmingham, the city of a thousand trades and the birthplace of the commercial plastics industry, we have seen huge change in the last 98 years. Not only

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