If you come in to Allied Packing and Rubber, Inc. with a tricky sealing situation, we may just tell you to put a cork in it. But we don't mean that in a bad way! Cork is actually an excellent option for sealing uneven surfaces because it is able to fill in imperfections and distortions. A good seal must offer good thermal, chemical, and mechanical resistance. This seal is achieved with the unique properties of cork that are used for the high-performance automobile industry and many other industries.

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Compression packing is used to lubricate moving parts in machinery. It is typically made of braided fibers that contain lubrication such as waxes and greases. The shape of the braided packing is often a square cross section. Square-shaped packing works well in situations where the equipment is worn and requires good expansion on the packing to create a proper seal. Loosely braided square-shaped packing works well in those situations because when it is compressed it expands better overall than more tightly-braided shapes and, therefore, creates a better seal under pressure in older, loose tolerance equipment.

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Gasket Cutters and Other Tools at Allied Packing

Most of our customers know us as the “gasket cutters”, but they may not know that we also carry gasket cutters. These complete gasket-cutting kits make gasket-cutting on the spot quick and easy. Allied Packing and Rubber is a proud distributor of the Guardair / Allpax / Allen gasket-cutting tool line. The Allpax Company has a long, respected history in the manufacturing of quality gasket-making products. Here is a little more information on them:

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Servicing Ships and Ship Suppliers with the use of IMPA and ISSA Codes


Joint Sheeting / Gasket Sheeting / Compression Packing

Allied Packing and Rubber, Inc has been a proud supplier of fluid sealing products such as joint sheets and compression packing to ships and ship chandlers for many, many decades. 

Because our ship chandler customers are supplying ships that come into Port from all over the world, it is imperative that they utilize a standardized product identification coding system so that language barriers don't cause ordering problems. 

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Rubber Stripping

We've all seen the weather stripping offerings at the hardware stores.  They are often self-adhesive and work quite well.  There is only one problem.  If the space you need to seal isn't the exact size they stock, you have no other choices.  You sit there staring at it thinking, how could I make my door groove the size of this stripping?  At Allied Packing and Rubber we find out the groove dimensions and then cut the rubber stripping to the size of your door or window, which makes a lot more sense.   Along with custom-cutting to your dimensions, we take the service of the rubber stripping into consideration and offer several types of rubber that each have different strengths, tolerances and price points.  

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Corrugated Matting

Allied Packing and Rubber is a supplier of corrugated matting in Long Beach, CA.  The matting we offer is a blend of SBR and natural rubber that creates a tough, long-lasting matting product.

The ribbing is wide and shaped like a “V” to allow for easy cleaning.

It can be hosed off, vacuumed, swept, or wet mopped.  It is very durable and resistant to some oils, acids, alkalies, and heat aging abrasion.

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Joint Sealants

Allied Packing and Rubber offers joint sealants, also known as form-in-place gaskets, as an excellent sealing solution for steel flanges with large diameters, rough or pitted surfaces, and irregular shapes.  

These joint sealants also work well on plastic & glass flanges, pump housings, heat exchangers, compensators, air ducts and manholes.

Our featured sealants are Gore and Teadit brands, but we can get other brands as well.

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It is a well-known fact that Allied Packing and Rubber in Long Beach supplies a wide variety of industrial hoses.  We specialize in water, air, chemical and oil hoses and fittings.  But there is a whole other line of hose that we also supply, hydraulic hoses and hydraulic hose assemblies.

So many times we'll have a customer come in with a hydraulic hose assembly in their hands and a bewildered look upon their face.  Matching the exact hose for the exact service can be a tricky endeavor, but we have a highly experienced team that can take care of the detective work for you.

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Cargo Gaskets in Long Beach

Allied Packing and Rubber in Long Beach, California has been a trusted supplier of cargo gaskets for many decades.

The cargo gasket is a gasket specifically designed for one-time use during the petroleum transferring process from vessel to dock.

These gaskets have a tab on one side for quick installation and removal. Cargo gaskets are generally made of our vegetable fiber material that is resistant to oils and is extremely cost effective, but we can make the cargo gaskets in any gasket material you request.

So if you are looking for cargo gaskets at a great price, give Allied Packing and Rubber a call at 562-435-2411, drop by, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. We will fix you up with the perfectly sized and perfectly priced cargo gasket.

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1335 West 11th Street, Long Beach, CA 90813-2714

Phone: 562-435-2411 | Fax: 562-436-2140

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