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UL Listed: UL 50; UL 157; and UL 508 have been UL Listed for Monmouth Rubber & Plastics

Monmouth Rubber & Plastics has received UL listing for its full series of Neoprene/EPDM OK Series under UL listing #JMLU2 MH10200. The listing covers Durafoam™ DK1111LD, DK2121MD, DK3131MD, DK4141HD, and DK5151HD.

UL Listed: UL 50; UL 157; and UL 508 - Monmouth Rubber & PlasticsMonmouth Rubber’s General Manager and Technical Director, John M. Bonforte, Sr. states: “The full range for all 5 hardnesses to ASTM compression deflection will allow gasket cutters and fabricators to offer a complete range of closed cell solutions to customer needs. The Durafoam DK Series, we believe, is the only material to have a UL listing that covers all 5 ASTM hardnesses for UL 50 – Standard for safety for enclosures for electrical equipment; UL 157 – Standard for safety for gaskets and seals; UL 508 -Standard for safety for industrial control equipment, and UL 94 – Standard for safety for test for flammability of plastic materials; giving the design engineer broad latitude in gasket applications.”

The Durafoam OK Series is the proprietary technology of Monmouth Rubber & Plastics for its kinetically grafted blends. The Durafoam DK Series also carries the full UL 94 HF1 listing for flame; and therefore offers the fabricator a one-stop shop for flame resistance, ozone resistance, and oil resistance at a competitive price. The Durafoam DK Series is available in buns, sheets, rolls, and tape. Monmouth Rubber’s products are available at strategic locations worldwide.

Samples and additional technical information are available by contacting John M. Bonforte, Sr. General Manager and Technical Director, Phone: 800-375-1960 Ext. 12, Email:

New Jersey Blind Citizens Association receives donation from Monmouth Rubber & Plastics

Monmouth Rubber & Plastics donated $500 to the New Jersey Blind Citizens Association to demonstrate its deep commitment to the work of NJBCA for its expansion of its Eye Center services and program.

The mission of NJBCA is to enhance the quality of life for the blind and visually impaired through education, socialization, and fostering an environment of hope and purpose.

Through programs and services for the blind, visually impaired and those with deteriorating vision, the New Jersey Blind Citizens Association unlocks opportunities and opens doors for growth, happiness and new experiences. With the help of our donors, volunteers, and other supporters, their participants gain independence and confidence to lead healthy, self-sufficient, and productive lives.

New Jersey Blind Citizens Association is located in Leonardo, New Jersey.


Monmouth Rubber & Plastics donated $500 to the New Jersey Blind Citizens Association to demonstrate its deep commitment to the work of NJBCA for its expansion of its Eye Center services and program.

Monmouth Monmouth Rubber & Plastics releases illustrated guide “ASTM D 1056 explained…

(Long Branch, NJ) “ASTM D 1056 explained” is a complete illustrated guide that explains the industry Standard Specification for flexible cellular materials—sponge or expanded rubber.  John M. Bonforte Sr., Technical Support and GM of Monmouth Rubber & Plastics stated, “We created the “ASTM D 1056 explained” to help OEMs, fabricators, gasket cutters and resellers to quickly understand ASTM D elastomeric materials specifications, physical properties and tests. The 1056 specification has been around for over 60 plus years with revisions every 5 plus years. This has left a trail of changes that need clarification to new and existing companies. Monmouth Rubber supplies explanations in a variety of ways to an endless list of questions related to the 60 plus years of changes to the specification. All is at no cost to its customers and potential customers.”

The American Society of Testing Materials prepared the ASTM D 1056 specifications to “cover flexible cellular rubber products known as sponge rubber and expanded rubber. The base material for an open/closed cellular product may be made of synthetic, reclaimed or natural rubber, or a mixture, and may contain other polymers or chemicals, or both, which may be modified by organic or inorganic additives”.

“ASTM D 1056 explained” by Monmouth Rubber & Plastics is a free download at their website

Monmouth Rubber & Plastics has been the number one choice around the world for rubber and plastic manufacturing, with a rich history of quality products and outstanding service.  “For 52 years, Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp. has been a leader in the innovation and technology of cellular polymeric materials. As a recognized leader and innovator of proprietary closed cell cross linking technology and polymer blend technology, Monmouth was retained to do product improvement by a variety of companies” said President and COO, John Bonforte Jr.


For more information about Monmouth Rubber and Plastics Corp., and free tech support, contact John Bonforte Sr. at or 732-229-3444 x12.


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John Bonforte, Sr.
732-229-3444 x12
Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp.
75 Long Branch Avenue
Long Branch, N.J. 07740

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911 Fireman Hats Presentation at Long Branch NJ City Hall

NY Fire Department 911 Commemorative Hats presented to the Long Branch NJ Fire and Police Departments by John Bonforte, Sr. of Monmouth Rubber & Plastics.

(Long Branch, NJ) On August 23, 2016, Monmouth Rubber & Plastics donated NY Fire Department 911 Commemorative Hats to the Long Branch Fire Department and Police Departments at Long Branch City Hall.

The NY Fire Department 911 Commemorative Hats were purchased from “Wall of Remembrance” by Monmouth Rubber & Plastics in honor of Francis “Tiny” Hayes who had 50 years of service with the Long Branch Fire Department.  The “Wall of Remembrance” Park is located in Brooklyn NY and stands as a graceful and beautiful tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11th, 2001.

The presentation was made to Ron Guidetti, Long Branch Fire Chief; Kevin Hayes, Director of Building and Development, Fire Marshal; and Jason Roebuck, Director of Public Safety. The hats were presented by John Bonforte Jr., John Bonforte Sr. and Jo Ann Buonomo of Monmouth Rubber & Plastics.

John Bonforte Jr., President and COO said, “Francis “Tiny” Hayes, gave 50 years of his life for us and who along with many others put their lives on the line to serve and protect us; and if need be, the ultimate sacrifice so that we all would have a better opportunity to enjoy and prosper in the many freedoms and liberties that we all have and enjoy today.” “They are not gone they live on and this small token is appreciation for what all those unsung heroes have done” said Jo Ann Buonomo, Office Manager.

Firefighters and police are protecting us 24 hours a day 365 days a year and support all the liberties we sometimes forget about or take for granted until an event takes place in our life that requires the help of

Fire fighters and police department. John Bonforte Sr., Technical Support and GM stated, “We wanted to honor Tiny Hayes and those who served before him and how we currently would like to connect his memory on a local level so young people can relate to his story. The hats are really about people and making connection from the past to present for young people today and future generations“.

(PHOTO: Left to right)

  1. Kevin Hayes, Long Branch Director of Building and Development, Fire Marshal
  2. Ron Guidetti, Long Branch Fire Chief
  3. John Bonforte Sr., Monmouth Rubber & Plastics, Tech support & GM
  4.  Jo Ann Buonomo, Monmouth Rubber & Plastics, Office Manager
  5.  Craig Spencer, Lieutenant, Long Branch Police Department
  6. John Bonforte Jr., Monmouth Rubber & Plastics, President & COO
911 Fireman Hats: NY Fire Department 911 Commemorative Hats

NY Fire Department 911 Commemorative Hats

New Look Same Quality, Value and Service

At Monmouth Rubber & Plastics our customers are always our top priority, said John Bonforte Jr. President and COO.

So we are excited to announce our new website, please visit it. The site is a resource that will add value to your business operation

Here are some items you will find on the site.

Our Products

We have several top-of-the-line brands, including Durafoam™, Airaflex™, Duraflex™, and Bondaflex™, Our Buns, Sheets, Rolls, and Foam Tape  have stood the test of time for 50 plus years and are used around the world.

Our Support

Not only are we an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer with industry leading support – we also have free tech support with John Sr., available at, All decisions that affect your business are made 100% in-house. We’re a big business with that small business feel.

Our Winning Smile

Since 1964, we have been here for you, with family values that make us more than just a manufacturing company – we apply our family values to our relations with our employees, suppliers and most importantly with you our customer.

So check out our new website, view our current products and services, and let’s continue to be your partner in the rubber and plastics industry. You helped us build this business, and we built this business for you. Have any questions or needs? Ready to order? Want to let us know what you think? Contact us today.




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