A trusted partner in the Defence supply chain.

With over 55 years in business, Derby Rubber has built an enviable reputation as a trusted and long-term partner for the defence industry. Supplying high-quality, durable rubber and composite products for a diverse range of applications across land, sea, aerospace, infrastructure and weapon systems settings.

From the driest continents to the deepest oceans and performing in the most extreme temperatures and galactic radiation, Derby Rubber’s essential components are built to withstand the most unpredictable conditions. Protecting people, equipment and infrastructure for any environmental conditions.

Uniquely formulated, Derby’s rubber compounds are stable, highly durable and resistant to UV and oils. Which is why Derby Rubber’s customers continue to trust them to deliver outcomes that excel.

As Australia’s only dynamic extrusion facility, Derby Rubber can vary internal and external profiles to strengthen products and create complex parts. With the expertise of our in-house rubber chemists, our team manufacture some of the largest extrusion profiles for countries across the globe, meeting fire, smoke and toxicity resistance international standards. Providing reliable sound isolation, protection against dust and water ingress, enhanced vibration control and dependable seals in extreme environmental and/or military engagement conditions means that Derby Rubber products are ideal for combat and defence.

100% Australian owned, Derby Rubber collaborates with leading universities, local governments, businesses and defence engineers and engineering specialists. Working together to research, develop and implement new innovative and sustainable approaches, processes and technologies, that provide tailored solutions to the myriad of challenges the industry encounters. This collaboration combined with a robust local supply chain ensures that Derby Rubber delivers greater efficiencies, reduced wait-times and down-times when components need to be replaced in any defence project.

With existing ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications and ongoing investment in new technologies, industry 4.0 and R&D, Derby Rubber is at the forefront of delivering cutting-edge rubber composite products to aerospace, land and sea settings.

Applications include:

  • Window seals
  • Hatch Seals
  • Fenders
    • Rubber pads
  • Anti-Vibration hangers
    • Extruded rubber profiles
    • Rubber bushes
    • Rubber dampers
    • Rubber pads
    • Wheels defence
    • Rubber mounts
  • Tank Track pads
  • Gaskets
  • O-rings
  • Vulcanised O-rings
  • Encapsulated O-rings
  • Oil seals
  • Diaphragms
  • Expansion joints
  • Flexible bellows
  • Rubber buffers
  • Stop buffers
  • Rubber bearings
  • Rubber drive couplings

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At Derby Rubber, we work with our clients to precisely determine the product that will best meet their needs.

We are constantly looking for challenges and opportunities to grow and improve our processes and techniques.

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