What Is the Shore Hardness of Rubber?

At GMT, we create standard and bespoke rubber bobbins, buffers and bushes, among other things, for various industries and many different uses. These products are all produced using rubber to provide flexibility. One of the key differentials for us is the Shore hardness of the rubber, but what is the Shore hardness of rubber?

This guide will provide an overview of what the Shore hardness of rubber is and how different rubber hardness scales are used to measure it.