What Is the Shore Hardness of Rubber?

December 20th, 2021 by

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.

How to Meet Industry Standard Isolation Levels by Choosing the Correct Vibration Control Products

January 22nd, 2020 by

GMT mounts are used to isolate against two main types of mechanical movement; vibration and shock. Put simply; vibration is described as a repeated movement, whereas shock is a one-off disturbance.