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Metflex Offshore Energy

Offshore Energy

Providing bespoke rubber components to the Oil, Gas and Renewables sector since 2007, Metflex has gained a great deal of knowledge and expertise in this demanding industry. We are currently working with some of the biggest names in Offshore Energy and have developed an impressive portfolio of Metflex materials to help provide innovative solutions to our customers’ most challenging projects.  All our products are manufactured to exacting standards and as increased product life and performance are fast becoming the minimum expectation of our customers, our in-house Research & Development team work tirelessly to look beyond today’s requirements.

Prototype and product development services

Metflex Offshore Energy

Metflex Provide Bespoke Components to the Offshore Energy Market, as well as offshore wind, we operate in the Sub Sea markets

  • Technical support and innovation
  • Competitive lead times
  • Rubber formulation (and bespoke formulations)
  • In-house laboratory facilities for In-Process Quality Control (IPQC) testing
  • Full design and manufacture
  • Single point of contact during project execution
  • Latest technology utilised
  • Independent material testing and if required third party verification.
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Manufacture to API 17L part 1 (if required)

Manufacturing services

  • Compression moulding
  • Injection moulding
  • Rubber to metal bonding
  • Rubber compounding
  • Extrusion moulding
  • Precision forming

Clamping & Gripping

Metflex provide high quality rubber components designed for clamping and gripping applications in dynamic, subsea environments meeting exacting standards of the offshore energy market.

SURF clamping applicationsBuoyancy Module Rubber

  • Buoyancy modules
  • Tether clamps
  • Pipeline repair systems
  • Mooring connectors

SURF ancillaries

  • Piggyback blocks
  • Spacers
  • Springs
  • Bearings

Not found the application you’re looking for or want to know more about any of the above?  Contact us for further information and to discuss your particular needs.

Data Sheet - Clamps

CLICK TO VIEW CLAMPING SOLUTIONS PDF

Metflex Offshore Piggyback Blocks

CLICK TO VIEW PIGGYBACK BLOCKS PDF

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sealing

Metflex has a long and proud history of providing high quality, moulded sealing solutions to its customers in multiple industries around the world.  The major benefit of a moulded seal over an extruded seal is the removal of a joint which, if incorrectly joined, can become a weakness within the completed component or system.

Sealing applications

  • Grout seals (offshore wind)
  • Interconnect assembly seals
  • Cable termination seals
  • Pipeline repair clamp seals

    Seals

Sealing ancillaries

  • Gasket seals
  • Spring seals
  • Rotary seals
  • O-rings
  • Lip seals
  • Foundation seals
  • Turbine nacelle seals
  • Cable repair joints
Data Sheet - Seals

CLICK TO VIEW SEALING SOLUTIONS PDF

Not found the application you’re looking for or want to know more about any of the above?  Contact us for further information and to discuss your particular needs.

 

 

 

 

 

Topside

We design, develop and manufacture a wide range of rubber products for pipe handling systems and back deck tensioning equipment to suit your exact requirements.

Topside applicationsTrack pads

  • Pipe handling systems
  • Reel, carousel and powered drive systems
  • Tension systems

Topside ancillaries

  • Track pads
  • Roll-stop blocks
  • Diablo rollers

Not found the application you’re looking for or want to know more about any of the above?  Contact us for further information and to discuss your particular needs.

Data Sheet - Topside

CLICK TO VIEW TOPSIDE SOLUTIONS PDF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Materials

Metflex provides elastomers to cover the majority of specifications and requirements with third party verification available if required.  All our materials are thoroughly tested in our on-site laboratory to ensure they operate to your precise specifications.

Typical materials used in offshore application

NR          Natural Rubber
EPM       Ethylene Propylene
NBR       Nitrile Poly Chloroprene
SBR        Butadiene Styrene
CR          Chloroprene Rubber
CSM       Hypalon Chloro Sulfonyl Polyethylene
PVMQ   Silicone Polyoxymethylphenyl Silylene

For assistance in choosing the correct elastomer for your application, speak to our specialists today.  We can provide expert technical advice and detailed data sheets to help bring your project to life.  Working with you to develop components that are perfectly suited, we will consider everything from shore hardness and tensile strength to operating temperatures and service life.

Affiliations

Metflex are members of the following bodies in the offshore energy sector.

FPAL-for-website NOF-for-website

 

 

 

 

We are also certified to ISO 9001.

Click to view our BSI Accreditation

CLICK TO VIEW OUR LATEST BSI ACCREDITATION CERTIFICATE

We pride ourselves on our mixing and moulding technology, ensuring your rubber products are of uniform quality and free from contamination. Our rubber compounds formulated for Subsea application ensure we can meet the needs of your application.

Whether you are in need of large rubber blocks or seals, materials that can handle extreme temperatures or that can offer a 25-year submerged service life, contact us today to discuss your requirements.

You can reach our Sales team on 01254 884 171 or sales@metflex.co.uk. Whether you require natural rubber, Nitrile, Silicone or a specific formulae, please do not hesitate to contact us for a no obligation discussion and quotation. Call 01254 884171 or email us.

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