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Humble rubber gasket helps to fuel Formula 1

Monomer has been suppling rubber products to the motorsport industry for decades. The Formula 1 industry in particular benefits from their specialist products.


The nature of Formula 1 requires motorsport components that withstand a high temperature, have a high tear resistance and are resistant to oil and fuel. With over 150 years under their belts, Monomer has been supplying specialist rubber gaskets and washers to the motorsport industry for decades. These rubber products are built to withstand extreme conditions to help power this multi-billion-pound industry.

The often-complex requirements of automotive seals and gaskets rely upon technical teams and manufacturers of rubber products to be able to react and innovate in order to fulfil demanding applications. Monomer has a large team of engineers who specialise in the automotive sector, so Is able to respond quickly to industry changes.

The motorsport industry requires automotive rubbers and seals that are specifically crafted to withstand heavy use. Rubber to metal bonded parts, anti-vibration products and sealing products all form the backbone to this business – as without these humble products, motorsport vehicles simply would not perform. The supplier or manufacturer of these products should be aware of the unique requirements of this industry, such as the ability to exclude dust, be of a lightweight build and hold aerodynamic geometries.

Monomer is currently working behind the scenes on new, cutting edge projects to help enable motorsport industries where extreme road performance is required. These specialist rubber components and products offer the capability to deliver high quality and aesthetically pleasing rubber parts to the Formula 1 industry, and other specialist motorsport industries.

In the ever-growing market for “Special Vehicles” this attention to detail is key to keeping the F1 industry run smoothly. Monomer can also provide technical support with material and tooling development, as well as design affirmation and performance information of rubber components, prior to delivering the actual products.


Monomer™ is a leading supplier of elastomeric products. Monomer™ is a trading name of Martin’s Rubber Company Ltd (Company Number: 275978).


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