William Johnston & Company Limited offer gaskets and seals from many materials. One of the most widely used materials in various applications is felt.
Whether they are pressed wool or needle felts there are many options within each which determines their final use.
Pressed Wool Felts
Our pressed felts are made to the highest standard. Pressed wool felt is made by utilising the natural properties of wool to lock together when processed with water, steam, mechanical abrasion and drying. We have stock available in a range of densities from 0.11gm/cm to 0.75gm/cm and a variety of thicknesses from 1mm, in white, grey and black. Available in cut parts to individual customer requirements or sheets and rolls
We are able to offer additional treatments to the majority of our wool felts (subject to minimum quantities), these include:
• Proofing against rot, mildew & moth
• Water repellent and flame retardant
• Adhesive backing with release paper
• Latex Backing
Our felts are manufactured to European standards which can be cross-referenced to British & American equivalent specifications
BS4060, DIN61200 & SAEF
We have a 100% wool felt available in a comprehensive range of colours. Our "ELITE" material is 5mm thick and has proved to be a popular choice with designers & architects for a variety of applications including window displays, rugs & tableware.
Technical pressed felts are produced from wool whilst technical needle felts are made from synthetic fibres. We supply a number of grades of engineering felt in roll, sheet or pressed parts. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Failure to select the correct materials or products can result in damage to plant and equipment and personal injury. In specific applications, particularly where critical conditions exist, we suggest you contact us and we will consider with you the most suitable material or product. However, information supplied by William Johnston & Company Limited is intended only as technical co-operation and as a guide to the various uses of different products. No warranty is given in respect of information or recommendations by William Johnston & Company Limited which are only given for guidance and without any guarantee. The customer must satisfy themselves on the suitability of the material or product for the intended purpose. The correct fitting of products is the responsibility of the customer.