Rubber & Plastics Engineering from PAR Group

PAR Group - Preston & Manchester Branches

Welcome to a forward thinking customer driven company, manufacturing and supplying the complete range of rubber, plastic, and insulation products.

We are ISO9001 Certified and strive for excellence in our service and quality. With vast experience in rubber and plastic engineering, we are renowned for our ability to provide solutions for unusual and difficult applications. This is achieved whilst operating a stringent quality control programme.

Our head office at Preston is supported by branches in Manchester, Yorkshire and Burnley.

We serve a wide range of industries including; food & pharmaceutical, water treatment, chemical, brewing, mining & quarrying, aerospace, brick manufacture, packaging, textiles and distribution. Our customers range from multinational blue chip organisations through to sole traders, with every customer receiving the very highest care and attention from our dedicated sales staff.

Our product range is split into 8 colour coded sections shown on the tabs above. An overview of each section is as follows:

Rubber & Polyurethane Engineering

Rubber & Polyurethane Engineering

We have our own rubber moulding, extrusion and fabrication facilities and can manufacture components in various compounds including Neoprene, Nitrile, EPDM, Silicone, Polyurethane and Viton®. Food approved materials are available. We can also manufacture flexible connections including sleeves, bellows and compensators using a range of rubber sheeting, polyurethane sheeting and industrial fabrics held in stock. Expansion joints are also available. We also offer a rubber roller and wheel recoating service in both rubber and polyurethane.

Sealing & Jointing

Sealing & Jointing

We are one of the UK’s leading gasket manufacturers and have the capability to precision cut gaskets from a wide range of materials held in stock including rubber sheeting such as Commercial (BCQ), Insertion, Neoprene, Nitrile, EPDM, Silicone and Viton®. We also supply non-asbestos compressed fibre gasket materials including Klinger and Novus. PTFE, Sponge, Felt, Cork and Polyurethane sheeting is available. Food approved materials are also available. We are also an approved distributor for TICO Anti Vibration products. Gasket tables.

Engineering Plastics

Engineering PlasticsWe offer an extensive range of engineering plastic sheet, including Polycarbonate, Nylon, PTFE, PVC, Delrin, UHMW Polyethylene, Perspex®/Acrylic, PETG and Acetal. Rods and tubes are also available and we also supply food quality and metal detectable plastic materials. We also offer a plastic machining service using our CNC machining, cutting, routing, milling and lathe facilities. We have our own plastic fabrication facilities and can form, bend, weld, bond and polish plastics and manufacture products including machine guards and plastic chutes.

High Temperature Insulation

High Temperature InsulationWe also distribute high temperature products. Insulation boards including Sindanyo®, Muscotherm®, Tufnol, Cemtherm® and Duratec® can be supplied and machined into engineered components. We also stock coated glass cloth including PTFE, Silicone, EPDM and Neoprene. Sleeves, Connectors, bellows and insulation jackets can be manufactured using in house stitching facilities. Glass and ceramic fibre products are also available and we distribute a range of standard insulation products including Rockwool and Armaflex products.

Health & Safety Products

Health & Safety ProductsPAR manufacture and distribute a range of health and safety products. PVC door curtain is stocked in rolls and can be manufactured into door curtain kits to suit your opening. We offer flooring products including GRP anti-slip flooring, anti-slip stair covers, rubber matting and anti-fatigue matting. We also distribute foam impact protection profiles, industrial safety gates and traffic management products including hose ramps, cable ramps and speed bumps. PVC covers can be manufactured to protect sensitive equipment.

Hose & Ducting

Hose & DuctingPAR supply various types of PVC hose, Polyurethane hose and rubber hose suitable for many different applications. Flexible ducting and food quality hose is also available. We offer many grades and types from stock and can supply full coils or cut lengths to your requirement. We can also manufacture hose assemblies with a variety of end fittings and couplings attached. These include PVC tanker hose, stainless steel hose, composite hose and fire hose assemblies. We also distribute a range of rubber and plastic flexible tubing. Hose reels are also available.

Hose Couplings & Clamps

Hose Couplings & ClampsWe also distribute a comprehensive range of hose couplings and clamps. Our most popular products include camlocks, hygienic fittings, suction and delivery couplings, Bauer water couplings, Morris and Eurac couplings, Storz, Guilleman and instantaneous fire hose couplings. Quick release and Snaptite couplings are also available. Many of our couplings can be supplied as fitted assemblies to your required hose. Hose clamps and clips including Jubilee®, Superior, Double Bolt and Band-it Strapping can also be supplied.

General Consumables

General ConsumablesPAR stock many other rubber and plastic consumable products. These include industrial valves and threaded pipe fittings. We also distribute filter products including cartridge filters and various filter media. Filter sleeves and socks can be manufactured using anti-static needle felt held in stock. We also supply custom made brushes, adhesives, castor wheels, tapes and plastic parts. We offer a range of metal detectable products including shovels and cable ties. Industrial fabrics are available in rolls and can be fabricated into sleeves, covers, connectors and chutes.


PAR Group Catalogue

PAR Group Catalogue - Issue 3

The PAR Group catalogue offers a comprehensive overview of our product range. It has over 300 pages and is packed with information, technical specifications and product availabilities. It also includes useful engineering guides such as gasket tables, drawing templates and material technical data comparisons. Our latest issue has a market sectors section enabling you to identify other products we offer that relate to your industry.

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PVC Strip Door Curtain  Polycarbonate Sheet Impact Protection Klinger Gasket Materials
Polyurethane Engineering Silicone Engineering PVC & Polyurethane Hose   Flexible Ducting
Cam & Groove Couplings   PTFE Glass Cloths  Anti Slip GRP Flooring Safety Gates 
Morris & Eurac Couplings  Instantaneous Fire Couplings   Rubber Sheet   Rubber Matting 

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Why Use PAR?

  • Established for over 30 years
  • Reliable, responsive & professional service
  • Technical knowledge and expertise
  • Comprehensive product range
  • Calls directly into the sales offices
  • Stringent quality control programme
  • No minimum order for stocked items

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