Fuchs Lubricants


FUCHS is a global Group with German roots that has developed, produced and sold lubricants and related specialties for more than 85 years – for virtually all areas of application and sectors. With 58 companies and more than 5,000 employees worldwide, the FUCHS Group is the leading independent supplier of lubricants.


The FUCHS product program comprises more than 10,000 products and related services in six key categories:

•  Automotive Lubricants

•  Industrial Lubricants

•  Lubricating Greases

•  Metal Processing Lubricants

•  Special Application Lubricants

•  Services

FUCHS has more than 100,000 customers from the following industries: automotive suppliers, OEM, mining and exploration, metalworking, agriculture and forestry, aerospace, power generation, mechanical engineering, construction and transport, steel, metal and cement industries, food, glass production, casting, forging industry and many others.

In close contact with its customers, FUCHS develops holistic, innovative and custom-made solutions for the most diverse applications. As a lubricant manufacturer, FUCHS stands for performance and sustainability, safety, reliability, efficiency and cost savings. FUCHS represents a promise: technology that pays back.

Guaranteed customer proximity

Across South Africa, a team of more than 200 specialists works to guarantee the satisfaction of our customers.


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.