Industries we serve at SBR are extensive and we are delighted to support a global customer base
With quality to AS9100 – an aerospace standard based on the ISO 9001 quality system requirements – and the continued provision of First Article Inspections Report (FAIR’s) to industry standard and client specifications, our parts can be found on nearly all commercial aircraft operating today. Airbus, BAE Systems and Leonardo airliners and military transport aircrafts built with Southbourne Rubber parts include: Airbus A319, A320, A340, A350 XWB, A380 and A400M Atlas; Eurofighter Typhoon; Hawk; Jaguar; F35, Lynx, Sea King and AW101.
Southbourne Rubber also produces parts for the medical industry. Our medical grade (FDA compliant) silicone o-rings are not only available in a wide range of sizes including custom-sizing, but they are also one of the most cost-effective options that can be used for applications in the most demanding environments. Manufactured in a certified cleanroom to our ISO:9001 2015 standards and able to meet the test of thorough sterilisation, we manufacture o-rings made from a wide range of natural and synthetic rubbers. We can also manufacture and test to ISO 10993-5 and ETO sterilised.
Defence, Land & Sea
Boasting long-lasting relationships with the MOD and private defence companies in the UK, the US and Europe, Southbourne Rubber supplies rubber and rubber fabrications to many defence standards. Our defence customers include: Babcock International, the British Army’s preferred training provider; Leonardo, one of the largest suppliers of defence equipment to the UK MOD; QinetiQ, who deploys scientific and technological knowledge to the defence, security and aerospace markets; and Raytheon UK, a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence and national security.
Southbourne Rubber manufactures a range of rubber components such as silicone o-rings, EPDM grommets and PTFE washers [Materials] to all areas of the industrial, marine and food production sectors. We also supply specialist applications based on our industrial customers’ specifications and material needs.
Supplying parts for the world’s best sounding record decks to everyday shower heads, Southbourne Rubber components and extrusions can be found throughout this industry sector. We have experience of manufacturing specialist rubber grommets to the exacting specifications and material requirements of, world-class precision engineers of audio equipment, SME for the electrical insulation and drive belts of their turntables.
Unlike many manufactures, Southbourne Rubber carefully selects products appropriate to each application. None of our rubber technology is ever over-engineered or under-engineered for purpose. Working with the likes of Bombadier – the world’s leader in plane and train manufacturing – and Rolls Royce – the second-largest aircraft maker in the world – we supply everything from fire retardant materials to components for the transport industry.