Rubber dampers or shock absorbers are used to reduce the transmission of shock to the surrounding structure. Shock absorption is possible as the rubber absorber deflects under the applied shock load. The construction of rubber dampers (rectangular buffers) is such that rubber is bonded to a metal plate where the metal plate has a number of fixing holes allowing for ease of installation. A wide range of dimensions and different rubber hardness are available from stock or rectangular buffers can be special manufactured to meet the individual requirement,.
Typical Product Dimensions:
Rectangular buffers are relatively simple construction and can be manufactured in a range of rubber compounds and metal (mild steel, stainless steel etc) to suit the application. GMT can also manufacture 2m long rails in special existing rail mould tooling with the required cross section which can then be cut to the required rectangular buffer length.