Leatheroid paper is also known as Elephantide and can be supplied by Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd in most product formats to the customers bespoke requirements.

This material is grey/blue in colour, has excellent insulation properties and is used extensively in the electrical industry to insulate hot elements such as contact terminals. It boast’s many other attributes Leatheroid punched and formed partssuch as:

  •          Excellent electrical strength
  •          Mechanical resistance
  •          Highly durable
  •          Flexible


In addition to these key properties we are able to supply this product polyester film bonded which gives a greatly increased bursting strength and also increases its electrical strength to around 12kv per millimetre.

Leatheroid products This product is suited to industrial and domestic electrical appliances and is often used as a insulator in transformers and motors.

Elephantide is manufactured in continuous rolls and comes in a wide range of thicknesses from 0.1mm to 1mm.

Listed below are some of the formats that we able to supply this particular material:


Help with Elephantide

If you would like to speak to a representative to discuss your specific application or requirements please call our sales office direct on 01384 469100, alternatively you can send an E-mail. Simply click on the link and forward us your details along with your question and we will contact you immediately.

Electrical Insulation / Leatheroid Specification Sheets

Advanced Seals and Gaskets Ltd

Tel: 01384 252555

Email: sales@advancedseals.co.uk

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