J A Harrison – a world class sealing solution company and supplier of gaskets, seals, o rings, gland packings, PTFE and also plastic technologies

Gasket manufacturer

We are a world class manufacturer of gaskets, we also manufacture seals and sealing technology solutions to companies and OEM’s worldwide, spanning many specialist industry sectors. In addition J A Harrison boast an enviable manufacturer heritage dating back to the foundation of the company in 1900. Our products also include seals, gland packing, PTFE products, industrial textiles, bellows, compensators as well as flexible connections. In addition to rubber sheets, mouldings and extrusions, corrugated gaskets and glass lined vessels, mechanical seals, o rings, boiler spares and also Allied products.

Gaskets and seals

J A Harrison offer the complete range of metallic and also non-metallic gaskets. The range includes materials from rubber and corks to non-asbestos fibre as well as spiral wound. In addition to ring joints in both standard and exotic metals, and more recently isolation.

O rings

To suit pumps valves as well as pneumatic applications in all grades of rubber, fluoropolymers, metal and plastics as well as PTFE. In addition, we specialise in the manufacture of non-standard o rings in small and large batches.

Gland packing

We also supply the complete range of gland packing from pure PTFE to graphite, aramid and glass. Above all, we cover all applications from temperature and pressure, dealing with the demands of today’s chemical and food industries.

Bellows, compensators and flexible connections

Bellows are moulded and fabricated to customer specification in rubber as well as textile. Therefore, they cope with the most arduous of chemical and high temperature applications. In addition, compensators are manufactured in-house with a special emphasis on the cement and chemical industries. Using glass, ceramic and aramid materials, together with PTFE, ably backed by the complete range of rubber coated fabrics, such as silicone and viton. Our flexible connections are stitched and moulded from rubber, PVC and also textiles. Furthermore these are in all shapes and sizes to customer specification including sleeves in FDA approved materials and valve and pipeline jackets.

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PTFE products and machined plastics

Our in-house facility produces PTFE from base powder to sheets, tubes as well as billets, machined and cut to customer specification. We also offer testing and design working with our customers to provide the most efficient components. For example, valve seats, lantern rings and PTFE envelopes. To complement our full range of PTFE products, we also produce and machine all grades of engineered plastics. These include peek, nylon, acetol and also polycarbonates, in both standard and bespoke parts.

Rubber sheets, mouldings and extrusions

We carry the full range of rubber materials available in sheet strip moulded and also extruded forms. In addition, shelf life are closely monitored to provide a complete range of polymers used in the industry.

Corrugated gaskets and glass lined vessels

Additionally we are the home of the Taylor Ring, we offer the complete range. These include stainless steel soft iron cupro – nickel as well as many more of the exotic steels used in industry today. Coupled with the composite combined with inert and soft inserts. Furthermore, they are covered in a PTFE protective sleeve or envelope, providing a soft and safe seal for glass lined vessels.

Metal machining

In our facility in Cardiff we are able to offer a full range of machined metals. We can work to samples and reverse engineer or to customer drawings. We can also assist in the designing and drawing of new components.

To benefit from J A Harrison’s vast experience, please telephone +44 (0) 161 832 2282. Your enquiry will be welcomed with a friendly voice of experience, and a thorough knowledge of our products.


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