What are Rubber Grommets?

Rubber grommets are commonly used to protect or cover holes and protect cables or wires from sharp corners or edges. Rubber grommets are useful in a variety of situations. They are commonly used in construction, manufacturing, production, and other related industries. A rubber grommet grips the wire effectively and safely. Rubber grommets are also used in automotive applications. In these applications, they are used to prevent chafing or grazing of lines, wires, and cables on rough surfaces and seal various important under-the-hood and body applications. In addition, rubber grommets can effectively reduce vibration.

Advantages of Rubber Grommets

  • rubber grommets are weatherproof.
  • They are less vulnerable to the harmful effects of UV light and ozone than other types of grommets.
  • They are extremely heat resistant.
  • rubber grommets are also more resistant to wear and tear.
  • They do not dry out, crack, or flake easily.
  • rubber grommets are more resistant to phosphoric, hydrochloric, sulfuric, and saltpetre acid.
  • They can withstand greater temperature ranges than other types of grommets.
  • rubber grommets are quicker and easier to install because they can only be used on one side.
  • They are the best types of grommets to use when space is limited because it does not protrude and take up a lot of space.
  • They are more ergonomic because you do not have to screw them into place manually.
  • rubber grommets are a more cost-effective and practical solution.
  • When installed, rubber grommets seal the opening until the membrane is pushed out. As a result, there is no need to purchase or install an additional plug.

Contact Specialised Mouldings for details

To discuss custom rubber grommets for your specific application, please contact a representative from Specialized Mouldings South Africa today.