Vibration Isolation Pads

January 29, 2015

Vibration isolation padding can take many forms and serve many purposes and Sorbothane® is up to the challenge to provide the perfect solution for any application. Sorbothane is a castable, viscoelastic polymer material that can be shaped and colored to meet your needs. Its unique, liquid solid (viscoelastic) properties make Sorbothane the material of choice for shock and vibration applications and pads.

You can expect the following from Sorbothane

  • Controls Vibration
  • Long Fatigue Life
  • Excellent shock absorption and memory
  • Easy Installation and customization
  • Reduces Overall Maintenance Costs
  • Adds life to Machinery and Parts
  • Practically Indestructible
  • Reduces Noise
  • Very Economical
  • Unaffected by Grease, Oil and Water

Let our R&D department help in the development of special application requirements. Sorbothane has been used in many industries for vibration isolation pads and many other applications. Many companies have utilized Sorbothane in their products in industries such as:

  • Sports And Leisure
  • Industrial
  • Electronics
  • Acoustics
  • Ergonomics

Sorbothane can be used and has been used for vibration isolation padding and impact protection on stereo equipment, computer equipment, professional race cars, professional sports applications such as knee pads, insole pads and baseball gloves. It has also been used for anti-vibration gloves and even vehicle seat cushions – we can protect the body from head to toe in many different ways. We’ve designed shock and vibration isolation pad solutions to protect your head, shoulders, knees and toes, and all body parts in between. Your imagination is the only limitation!

Tennis racket wraps, baseball glove inserts, knee and elbow pads and rowing pads now provide increased comfort and protection thanks to Sorbothane. Custom shaped pads and sheets, in any color, are also available in our translucent SorboGelT. SorboGelT, a translucent version of Sorbothane, is offered as a lighter weight alternative to Sorbothane. SorboGelT is particularly useful where minimum weight and maximum protection are desired.

Sorbothane vibration isolation padding is effective over wide ranges of temperature and frequency as well. Please read more about why Sorbothane is the perfect solution for vibration isolation material and pads as well as other noise and vibration control applications. View our standard products guide and custom parts as well as our online/downloadable brochure for even more information about our shock and vibration solutions.