VENT BANDCustom made Rubber products to suit your application and specifications
VSRP is an Australian based company with a subsidiary manufacturing facility in Vietnam and close and long-term manufacturing partners. One of our main product is Vent Band. We provide high quality Vent Band for mining industry.
Additionally, we specialise in customised tooling design and manufacture according to our customers’ specifications. Our staff have extensive experience in the rubber industry, providing you with high quality, professionally produced products. No job is too small or too big.
Our Sydney office and the manufacturing facility is ISO9001 accredited. This means we have the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet your requirements and regulatory requirements.
We are committed to providing you with quality products and on-time delivery on each and every order.
What is Vent Band?
In an underground mine, a vent tube is beneficial in dealing with the high concentration of gas emitted from the drilling site and borehole. Vent band, also known as vent tube rubber is used for wrapping around the ventilation tube, to seal the joint thus maintaining air pressure. Further, the vent band can be used to repair damage to the vent tube.
Given that the operation of underground coal mines poses a high number of risks of fire and explosion, materials used as vent band are required to be certified fire retardant and anti-static (FRAS). That means, they need to be able to control ignitability and flame propagation. Further, they also require the capability to reduce static electricity, which could lead to possible sparking.
To comply with the requirement, some manufacturers produce polyurethane systems with the ability to self-extinguish in the case of fire and also provides excellent antistatic protection. These materials have been documented to possess a highly durable, longer lasting, wear and abrasion resistance characteristic; and most importantly, they comply with all relevant Australian FRAS standards.