CAPRALON preformed fabric pads featuring alternating layers of cotton/polyester fabric and elastomer vulcanized together.

CAPRALON pads are used to eliminate spalling by accomodating constuction tolerances and allowing for lateral movement.   

CAPRALON pads can be provided with a bonded DYNALON (PTFE) surface for use in expansion bearing.

CAPRALON also is used to control shock and vibration in industrial applications of drop forge hammers, wear pads, and other machine-related vibration dampening applications.

CAPRALON is available in the following stock thicknesses: 1/8", 15/64", 11/32", 1/2", 3/4", 1".  For additional thickness requests, please contact us.


  • Manufactured & tested under Military Specification MIL-C-882E
  • Meets AASHTO LRFD Bridge Construction Specification 18.10.2
  • Meets AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications & 
  • High Load Capacity (10,000 PSI compression perpendicular to the laminations with no breakdown)
  • Absorbs shock and vibration
  • Eliminates spalling
  • Engineering Specifications



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