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White Cross Rubber Summer Shut-Down 2015


White Cross Rubber Products Ltd the UK's leading manufacturer of specialised and reinforced rubber sheeting as well as rubber coated textiles will be closed for summer shut-down from 27th July to 7th ...

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Telephone Line Fault


We are experiencing a problem with our telephone line today. Apologies for any inconvenience this has caused, we are working with our provider to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. Email is ...

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Power cut – closure


White Cross Rubber is currently closed due to a power cut that has affected the local area following heavy rain and flooding.At present we understand that power will return by Tuesday evening and ...

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Power cut – reopen for business


We are pleased to advise that White Cross Rubber Products Ltd, the UK's specialised manufacturer of rubber sheetings and rubber coated textiles is now reopen for business.Power returned to our pla...

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Rubber Cars – A Reality Or A Ridiculous Concept [Infographic]


Back in 2010, James May discussed one of his visions for the future...rubber cars. This vision was based around the concept of vehicles which utilised rubbers of different densities and resiliences fr...

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The Innovative Uses Of Rubber By The Military [Infographic]


Believe it or not, the military use rubber in a whole host of innovative ways, due in part to the many different properties which the material exhibits. From use in fuel tanks, long-term weapon and am...

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Closing The Workforce Skills Gap


According to a study by PwC, 58% of Global CEOs fear that the workforce skills gap is likely to hinder their company’s ability to grow in the coming years.10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every ...

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WCRP Ltd featured in the European Rubber Journal


Recent project wins by WCRP Ltd have been featured in the European Rubber Journal. See the article copied below. UK rubber manufacturer celebrates new project wins Written by Shahrzad Pourriahi ...

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Advanced Engineering Exhibition 2016


White Cross Rubber Products Ltd exhibited at the Advanced Engineering Exhibition at the NEC 2-3 November 2016.We would like to extend our thanks and appreciation to all the visitors to our booth...

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Uses of Rubber in Aviation [Infographic]


Rubber products play an important part in our day-to-day lives and yet these important components often go un-noticed. Rubber products are often essential components of the vehicles we travel in and n...

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Do You Need Rubber Sheeting or Rubber Coated Textiles?


We break the products we manufacture down into three broad types:Rubber Sheeting Reinforced Rubber Sheeting Rubber Coated TextilesWhile each of these types contains many standard WCRP ...

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Disruption to phone lines


We are updating our telephone systems today so there may be some disruption to the phone lines.Please email or use the mobile number you have for your key contacts should you wish to speak to us. ...

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How Can You Tell The Quality of Your Rubber Sheeting?


Rubber sheeting comes in many different types and forms. It is available from a wide range of manufacturers and vendors both within the UK and across the globe. But when there is such a wide range of ...

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The Structure of the UK Rubber Sheeting Market


With so many options, the UK rubber sheeting market place like many other niche markets can be tricky to navigate. How companies choose to market themselves, mainly on the internet, can be confusing, ...

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Job Vacancy – Senior Rubber Technologist


White Cross Rubber Products Limited is a well-established and progressive company committed to a sustainable growth strategy based on excellence in both product and service offering. As part of our gr...

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Christmas Shutdown 2018


White Cross Rubber Products Ltd the UK’s leading manufacturer of specialised and reinforced rubber sheeting as well as rubber coated textiles will be closed for Christmas shutdown from Friday 21st D...

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Hypalon Rubber – What Is It?


Working in sales in the rubber industry we receive many requests for "Hypalon" rubber. Sometimes people pronounce it incorrectly and sometimes people assume it’s one thing when it’s something else...

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Rubber Sheeting – How is it Made?


Do you know how rubber sheeting is manufactured? Whether you do or you have no idea, hopefully this article will provide some new and interesting information. White Cross Rubber are the UK’s leadin...

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Reinforced Rubber Sheeting – The Technical Benefits


A wide variety of rubber sheeting is used in applications around the globe. Due to its ability to compress, stretch and resist numerous physical, chemical and environmental degradants, it is obvious w...

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Summer Shutdown 2019


White Cross Rubber Products Ltd the UK’s leading manufacturer of specialised and reinforced rubber sheeting and rubber coated textiles will be closed for summer shutdown from Friday 19th July 2019 t...

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Our Biggest Petroseal Scuffband Yet!


This week we have been manufacturing the largest petroseal scuffband we’ve ever made!The product measures 1400 mm wide x 4.5 mm thick and 256 m long, in a single continuous length and weighs a...

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Continuous Flight Auger Piling Case Study


See below for details about a Continuous Flight Auger Piling Case Study carried out by White Cross Rubber. Our help led to the amount of serious complaints being reduced to almost zero. We have also s...

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White Cross Rubber Products Christmas Shutdown 2019


CHRISTMAS SHUTDOWN 2019Please note that White Cross Rubber Products, the UK's leading specialised rubber sheeting, reinforced rubber sheeting and rubber coated textiles manufacturer will be ...

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What Do Different Elastomers Smell Like?


Our customers ask us to manufacture a wide range of specialised rubber sheetings and rubber coated textiles for applications ranging from F1 fuel tanks to roofing membranes. The elastomers utilised...

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Product Focus: 900AD – A Versatile and Durable Rubber Coated Textile


Product Focus: 900AD is a versatile and durable rubber coated textile / reinforced rubber sheet used by customers new and old for a range of applications. Available ex.stock by the roll, please contac...

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COVID-19 Statement


Like many other manufacturing businesses around the UK, White Cross Rubber Products Limited is responding and adapting to the Coronavirus pandemic. During this time the health and well-being of our em...

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Job Vacancy for Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer


White Cross Rubber Products Ltd is a well-established, manufacturing company located in Lancaster. We currently have a vacancy for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer where formal electrical qualific...

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What is EPDM Sheeting? What is EPDM Sheeting used for?


What is EPDM Sheeting? EPDM sheeting is an economical, widely used synthetic rubber sheet. It exhibits excellent impermeability and weathering characteristics. It also offers exceptional heat resista...

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