Other sectors

Hydropower industry

RUBBERFLOW® is a wide range of engineered elastomers specifically created for hydropower applications all over the world. RUBBERFLOW® range meets the highest specifications worldwide, ensuring:

  • abrasion resistance,
  • tear resistance,
  • deflection resistance,
  • weathering resistance,
  • chemical resistance,
  • compression set,
  • effect of aging,
  • resistance to ozone and UV,
  • etc…

Sealing solutions made of RUBBERFLOW® compounds have been supplied to the major OEMs (ALSTOM, ANDRITZ , EDF, VNF, CNR, etc.).

Typical sealing applications :
RUBBERFLOW® elastomeric compounds for various types of seals:

  • J-seals,
  • gate seals,
  • seal transition corners,
  • fabric reinforced seals,
  • flat corners,
  • edge-bulb corners,
  • special shaped seals,
  • fluoro carbon clad rubber seals,
  • blocks,
  • plugs,
  • dampers,
  • bumpers,
  • pads,
  • etc.

Our RUBBERFLOW® elastomeric compounds are in accordance with DIN 19704-2.

Mountain

BORFLEX develops elastomer compounds which meet the requirements of  mountain cable-propelled transit :   

  • UV resistance,
  •     antistatic and insulating function,
  •     abrasion resistance,
  •     long term stability of the mechanical properties under extreme temperatures,
  •     sound and vibration absorption,
  •     shock absorption,

BORFLEX designs customized solutions for the mountain industry :

  • tires for cable cars, chairlifts (opened or closed rings),
  • rope way rollers covering,   
  • profiles for drive pulleys, bull wheels, sheaves, haul rope,   
  • cabin door seals,   
  • etc.

Fine watchmaking and high jewellery

BORFLEX brings its know-how to Watch making and High jewellery sectors. The elastomers meet with the requirements of these particular sectors :

  • high accuracy,
  • ease of use,
  • dimensional stability,
  • high mechanical properties,
  • colours compliance,
  • hypoallergenic properties,
  • etc.

Applications :

  • Elastomers compounds are used to produce high precision moulds for Lost-wax casting. This is a  process by which a duplicate metal sculpture (often silver, gold, brass or bronze) is cast from an original sculpture.
  • Specific elastomers for: jewelry protecting and polishing…
  • Rubber o rings for jewelry making with a high set resistance (ISO 22810 / NIHS 92-20 compliant)