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Rubber Moulding and Gasket Manufacturers

Rubber Moulding Manufacturers

Welcome to BR Defence - Rubber Moulding Specialists

BR Defence is an established UK rubber component manufacturer with sights firmly set on delivering products on-time and driving continuous improvement through out the factory. Refinement of the manufacturing process exposes waste and keeps the company lean. Less waste in the process allows us to provide better, faster services whilst still being able to add improving value to our customers.

Over the years BR Defence has shown excellence in supplying high quality rubber mouldings, die cut gaskets and rubber components to all industries but in particular to the defence and aerospace industries including the UK MoD. Our involvement goes beyond manufacturing Rubber seals and Gaskets, BR Defence can be involved in the design, prototyping, production, and final assembly of a product.

BR Defence was set up to supply high quality rubber mouldings and components needed by public and private sector defence companies and contractors. Since then, the company has found its self supplying a diverse and exciting range of customers and industries.

  • On time delivery
  • Competitive pricing
  • Accurate KanBan drops
  • Fast in-house assemblies
  • Rapid response time to UOR
  • Latest materials and technologies

BR Defence can manufacture rubber mouldings in a wide range of silicone and rubber materials and keep over 300 different rubber grades in stock including many BS and DTD Standards. Common rubbers that BR Defence mould with:

Rubber Moulding Materials

  • Natural Rubber (to BS and QX Grades)
  • Silicone Rubber (from 10 IRHD to 85 IRHD)
  • Fluorocarbon Rubber/Viton* (Dupont) Rubber (to many DTD Grades)
  • Nitrile Rubber
  • Neoprene* Rubber (Dupont) (Chloroprene Rubber)
  • Fluorosilicone
  • Butyl Rubber
  • Hydrin
  • Polyurethane Rubber (up to 95 IRHD)
  • EPDM Rubbers
  • EP Polymers.

BR Defence also stock a wide range of rubber sheeting to supply or cut gaskets from. This gives BR Defence the ability to react and manufacture gaskets quickly.

Material for Gasket Manufacturing and Sheeting

  • Silicone Sponge (From 1.5mm to 15mm and with /without adhesive backing)
  • Neoprene/EPDM expanded rubber sponge (From 1mm to 25mm)
  • Silicone rubber solid
  • Neoprene Sheeting including BS and commercial grades
  • Natural Rubber Solid Sheeting
  • Natural Rubber Sponge sheets
  • Gasket papers and Cards
  • Felt
  • Leather
  • Plasterzote to LD grades
  • Fluorocarbon/Viton Rubber sheet (Dupont)
  • Fluorosilicone Rubber sheet

As gasket manufacturers, BR Defence is able to pull together both the rubber moulding side of the company and the die cut gasket sector to deliver a unique manufacturing service under one roof. BR Defence is able to manufacture their own moulded rubber sheeting in house to be Die cut or stamped into gaskets, this gives the customer a far greater choice of materials, grades, standards and thickness with very competitive lead times. This manufacturing scope and capability sets us apart from a lot of the commercial gasket manufacturing companies in the industry.

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Our Products

BR Defence Rubber Moulders offer a custom rubber moulding and gasket manufacturing service. We can quote from drawing or reverse engineer from pattern part. We are happy to receive drawings via email, fax and mail. BR Defence have manufactured over 3800 rubber moulding production lines and over a thousand Die Cut gasket lines. Unfortunately we only offer Moulded Rubber Straps as a standard off the shelf items, all over lines are custom designs.


  • 29 x High Pressure Rubber Moulding Presses.
  • 2 x High Pressure Gasket Cutting Presses.
  • Cryogenic Deflashing Technology.
  • Optical non-contact x70 Measuring Equipment.
  • Rubber Bending mills
  • 2 bath system Ultra-sonic Mould Cleaning
  • 2x Vacu-blast service treatment machines
  • Fully Computerised MRP, ERP, CRM Computer Software (123 Insight)


  • Compression Rubber Moulding
  • Transfer Injection Rubber Moulding
  • Full In-House Cryogenic De-flashing and Trimming
  • Custom Moulding Design
  • Hand Built Fabrications
  • Gasket Making/Cutting/Stamping
  • Extruding in Rubber and Sponge
  • Rubber to Metal Bonding
  • Water Cut Gaskets and Seals
  • Laser Cut Gaskets and Seals
  • Ultrasonic Cleaning (Not Aluminium)

Quality Standards

ISO:9001:2008 Accredited
Cert Number: 6504QM8001

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ANAB Accredited
Cert Number: 6504QM8001

ANAB accredited ISO 9001:2008  to 'Manufacture and Supply rubber mouldings / bondings and complimentary components with full lot traceability to raw material source'

"Aiming for zero defect manufacture"

- BR Defence

Contact Info

BR Defence
GU33 7BQ

Tel: 0845 309 6224

Fax: 01730 894344


A division and trade name of Butser Rubber Ltd (Rubber Moulders)