Gasketing / Flexoid

Valumoid, Flexoid, Insurtion Rubber, Red Rubber Sheeting

Townsend have been supplying gasket materials to industry for over 30 years. The company stocks various thicknesses of Vellumoid / Flexoid sheeting which we sell by the running meter. Popular sizes include…

  • 0.25mm
  • 0.4mm
  • 0.8mm
  • 1.5mm
  • 3.0mm

The product has a maximum operating temperature of 120 degrees Celsius and a maximum pressure rating of 8 bars.

Flexoid is a cellulose fibre impregnated with a glue / glycerine composition

It is used with oils, fuel, and water aplications. We ship this product through out South africa.

Other popular gasket products that we stock include…

  • Cork Sheeting
  • Insurtion Rubber
  • Red Rubber sheeting
  • Neoprene cords

For more information contact us below.


Rubber Mounting Products

Our range of locally manufactured rubber products is a wide range. Should you have particular needs send us the specs and we’ll confirm availability.

In stock items include…

Rubber Plate Suckers

Used most generally in the large printing industry, rubber plate suckers are made in two variations.

The first model comes with a 6mm male thread fused into the back of the rubber.

It is 70mm across the flat of the face. It has a 15mm cone depth and overall length of 60mm.

The second model has a female 15mm diameter hole that is 22mm deep in the back for machine pins or plate handles.

It has a face diameter of 80mm and 20mm deep concave with an overall height of 38mm.

We ship these throughout South Africa.

Circular Machine Mounts

We keep a range of circular machine mounts in stock. There are three types, namely…

Type A

The type A has a male thread protruding from either side of the mount.

Type B

The type B has a male thread on one side and a female thread on the other.

Type C
The type C machine mount has female threads on either side of the mount.

These are the sizes, that are readily available, however special requests can be accommodated.

We also stock insurtion rubber sheeting and other rubber products. For more info contact us below.


Somta Tools

From Taps, Dies and Reamers to HSS, UDL and Cobalt drills. Somta is brand that we are proud to distribute in Johannesburg.

The full Somta Catalogue and product data is now available in a wonderful app.

The App offers all kinds of specifications.

Once you have selected the right tool for the job, give us a call and we will assist with pricing and delivery. Get The App On Google Play. Click Here.

Of course if you would prefer just the catalog, download it here  e1-somta-catalogue.

For more information on Somta products, give Townsend a shout.