Gaskets – the basics

Gaskets – the basics



A gasket seals the gap between two nominally flat surfaces. In most cases, gaskets consist of elastomer-based materials, typically a rubber compound, in a variety of sizes and shapes depending on their function. IB Moore has been furnishing gaskets for over 50 years, and is a reliable source for Manufacturing Plants, Mechanical Contractors, and Compressor Service Companies.

At IB Moore, we fabricate gaskets from sheet rubber in various shapes and dimensions to your specifications. The fabrication options available are: 

  • Hand cutting 
  • Die cutting 
  • Laser cutting 
  • Water jet cutting.


Depending on the size and scope of the project, we offer the most economical pricing based on one or more of the above methods, as appropriate.

IB Moore provides the following types of gaskets amongst others:

  • Sanitary
  • Flange
  • Camlock
  • Foam Gasket
  • High Temperature


IB Moore carries a wide selection of gasket material in stock and has hundreds of existing dies that offer our customers fast lead times and fewer tooling costs. We can create custom gaskets for your industry. Whether it is one gasket or thousands, let our expertise of supplying custom gaskets work for you. A wide variety of materials are available, including, but not limited to:

  • Silicone
  • Teflon/PTFE
  • Compressed Non-Asbestos
  • Viton/FKM
  • SBR – Red Rubber
  • Klinger
  • Rubberized Cork
  • FDA Approved (Food Grade)
  • Vegetable Fiber
  • Neoprene
  • Nitrile
  • EPDM


Click here to contact IB Moore today. We can help you with any of your various industrial rubber needs. In addition to our Gaskets, we also supply O-Rings, Static Straps, Rollers, Hose, Tubing, Kits, custom-spliced Rings, and much more custom-molded Urethane and Rubber Products. We are conveniently located in Lexington, Kentucky, proudly serving your needs. 


Our Expertise. Your Success.


Phone: (859) 255-5501