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Leading Aerospace Supplier

DLR Elastomer is one of the leading UK suppliers to the aerospace industry. We provide design, research, development, prototyping and manufacturing services that our aerospace clients need to build their products to the expected high standards. Our products have an array of qualities that make them the perfect choice for aerospace and aviation applications. Some characteristics that stand out include the following:

  • A high endurance threshold under extreme stresses
  • Endurance under extreme temperatures
  • Very little maintenance is required
  • Sound and shock absorption
  • Long life spans

Aerospace Seals, Gaskets & More

Our products are produced to the highest standards that the aerospace sector demands, and we can help you with the supply of the following:

  • Aerospace O-rings
  • Fuel Pump Seals
  • Diaphragms
  • Valve Seals
  • Rubber extrusions
  • Extruded tubing & seals
  • Hatch seals & hatch covers
  • Instrument panel gaskets
  • Ventilation duct seals
  • Window seals
  • Door seals

As well as custom gaskets and seals made to your specialist requirements. We can create one-off moulding to suit your needs or assist with existing product specifications.

Materials Specifically Designed for Aerospace Applications

Working with the best materials for the job is imperative in the aerospace industry, and the products must be able to cope with the extremes in temperature and pressures they are subjected to. We work with the most common products in the aerospace industry, including


Why Choose DLR Elastomer For Your Aerospace Rubber Products?

DLR Elastomer has been helping our clients with their rubber requirements since 1895. Our history and our expertise show in our high standards, which we are proud to say are compliant with ISO14001 and ISO9001 standards. All our products are researched, designed, tested and manufactured here in the UK at our Leyland site, and we are proud to comply with the Made In Britain code of conduct.

All our custom rubber aircraft components are manufactured in-house, and our strict quality control protocols and attention to detail ensure that each client receives a premium product for their particular need. The team here at DLR Elastomer are ready and waiting to speak to you about your requirements, so get in touch today.


Applications For Rubber Products In The Aerospace Industry

Rubber has many applications within the aerospace industry, including:

  • Thermal Insulation
  • Window and door seals
  • HVAC seals and gaskets
  • LED lighting gaskets
  • Vent ducts
  • Vibration dampening
  • Instrument panel seals and engine gaskets
  • O-rings utilised in connectors, valves, and other applications
  • Hydraulic actuators
  • Bleed air valves and fittings
  • Firewall seals
  • Hatch seals and covers
  • Rubber extrusions
  • Extruded tubing and seals
  • Protective boots and bellows

Any questions? Get in touch

DLR Elastomer can help with off-the-shelf or predesigned rubber and polymer products, but we are also custom specialists. If you are looking to design and develop a brand-new product, then we have the team to help make this a reality. We are here all the way from the design phase to the manufacture. We have over 125 years of experience behind us, meaning we know what we are doing and have worked with every type of rubber or polymer available today, from natural rubbers to complex polymers – we can handle it all. 

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Since 1895 DLR has been combining expansive knowledge of materials, their properties, and processing techniques to develop bespoke mouldings and fabrications for many industry sectors. Our core services include moulding rubberrubber sheeting, Petrosealsand cast polyurethane products. If you have any questions about our products, our process or the materials we use get in touch today!

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