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24th November, 2022

Owners of heritage properties have often struggled to find replacement windows that offer all the benefits of modern sealed insulated glass units – improved sound and thermal insulation – while still retaining the traditional appearance of their homes. Now the glazing industry has introduced new technological advances that allow the production of slim, high-performance units […]


15th November, 2022

When it comes to fire safety, what are the first things you think of? Fire doors, exit routes, alarm. The list goes on. There are so many factors that go into a top-notch fire strategy. But, when was the last time you considered the importance of fire safe sealants? Fire safe sealants are required in […]


4th October, 2022

Our Silfix® HM sealant has been used, trusted and liked by tradesman for many years relied on for its quick cure, outstanding strength, performance, and durability. We take a look at this great multi-purpose sealant and why it remains a best-seller to this day. Silfix® HM is an acetoxy silicone – but what exactly what […]


22nd September, 2022

As part of the multi-million-pound restoration of Grade I listed Manchester Town Hall, window restoration specialist Shepley Engineers are restoring, refurbishing, repairing and replacing hundreds of historic leaded and metal casement windows throughout the site using Hodgson Sealants Metal Casement Putty and Leaded Light Cement.   Manchester Town Hall, designed by Alfred Waterhouse in 1877, […]


13th September, 2022

Following the sad death of Her Majesty the Queen last week, we have taken the decision to close on Monday 19th September to allow our employees the opportunity to watch the state funeral and pay their respects.


16th August, 2022

Silicone sealants have a long and reliable track record in many settings. That’s not surprising because they produce a highly flexible and durable seal with a long life expectancy and, as they are resistant to UV light and ozone, they can be expected to last for years in the right conditions. There are two types […]


8th August, 2022

SILFIX® LMN sealant is THE ULTIMATE versatile silicone that performs well in a wide variety of conditions with many common substrates. Especially useful for a number of common installation tasks such as sealing and pointing it is now available in a wider variety of colours – including new Teak/Rosewood and Toffee/Caramel shades – and can […]

Heritage Putty – who, what, why, where, when and how…..

5th July, 2022

What? Despite its name, Hodgson’s Heritage Putty is a modern and widely proven cartridge-based alternative to putty that is based on our own HY-SPEC hybrid technology. It is available in white and black and is widely specified across the UK in the glazing industry. It is supplied ready-to-gun with no specialist equipment required, apart from […]

Seal The Deal At The Fit Show

29th March, 2022

Visitors to the Hodgson Sealants stand (S59) at this year’s FIT Show will be able to see some of the company’s market-leading range of sealants specially formulated and manufactured for the glazing industry for both fabricators and installers. As well as exciting new colours for its Silfix® U8 and the ever-popular Silfix® LMN, we will […]

We are recruiting……Production Operatives

22nd March, 2022

Production Operatives We are looking to hire individuals that can work on their own initiative or in a team. If you have transferable manufacturing skills then why not come and join the journey of success. We are hiring Production operatives You will be flexible in your approach to work any of the following work patterns: […]

Heritage Putty FAQs – who what why when where and how…?

8th March, 2022

What? Despite its name, Hodgson’s Heritage Putty is a modern and widely proven cartridge-based alternative to putty that is based on our own HY-SPEC hybrid technology. It is available in white and black and is widely specified across the UK in the glazing industry. It is supplied ready-to-gun with no specialist equipment required, apart from […]

New Sealant Technology Makes Production Fast And Simple At Paneltex

1st February, 2022

Refrigerated and specialised vehicle bodybuilding expert Paneltex has begun using Hodgson Sealants innovative new HY-SPEC hybrid sealant, HS50, for sealing and bonding tasks in its vehicle building processes. HS50 offers unparalleled wet grab properties so it can seal and bond quickly to make Paneltex’s production processes quicker, cleaner, and more accurate, significantly reducing the number […]

New Neutral Cure Silfix U7N Is A Breath Of Fresh Air

1st November, 2021

We are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of a new neutral cure, alcoxy, solvent-free sanitary sealant, Silfix U7N. The new low-odour, neutral cure version of the Silfix favourite offers a user-friendly sealant that is perfect for use in confined spaces without compromising on performance, appearance or gunability. Silfix U7N offers excellent adhesion to most […]

Grab and go with HY-SPEC HS50

19th October, 2021

Hodgson Sealants has released the latest addition to its innovative new HY-SPEC range, HS50. A combination of quick grab, excellent tooling properties, and retained flexibility makes HS50 the perfect sealant for sealing and bonding joints in many fast-paced production settings. Hodgson HS50 is neutral cure, high modulus, solvent free adhesive based on Hodgson’s HY-SPEC technology. […]

Hodgson sponsors century old Challenge Cup revival

11th October, 2021

The Hodgson family has recently sponsored the revival of a century-old family tradition with Yorkshire’s oldest inland golf club’s Challenge Cup Competition.  The contest at The Beverley and East Riding Golf Club, which was held on 13th August, saw the revival of a competition that started in 1893 but lapsed in the 1970s.  The Hodgson […]

Why Now Is The Time For Hybrids

2nd September, 2021

The UK industrial and building supply chain is suffering from some very big challenges right now. Many products are on allocation, lead times are getting longer across the board, and supply and transportation issues are pushing up prices.   Which makes now the right time to look for, try, and use alternatives for many common […]

health and safety come as standard at hodgson sealants

6th July, 2021

At the heart of the Hodgson Sealants business, the safety and wellbeing of our team is paramount. In testing times for any manufacturing business, Hodgson has announced that it has successfully transitioned its own in-house occupational health and safety management systems to ISO 45001 certification.   ISO 45001:2018 is the international standard, signifying a company […]

Heritage Putty – Sash Windows Case Study

20th April, 2021

EJ Cocker, the well-established heritage window company based in Essex has been using Hodgson Sealants’ Heritage Putty for many years for glazing timber sash windows on historic, conservation and heritage projects across the UK.  In its latest project, EJ Cocker is using Heritage Putty to produce sash windows – many of them very large with […]


23rd March, 2021

Vehicle convertors use a lot of sealants and adhesives in their operations. That makes perfect sense. But not enough of them are enjoying the benefits of using hybrid sealants in their production processes and they could be missing a trick. First of all, what is a hybrid? Well, as the name suggests it’s a new-generation […]


14th January, 2021

Fire doors, like all fire safety systems are, if you’ll pardon the pun, a hot topic at the moment. We see, use and rely on fire doors almost every day of our lives and yet so much confusion and misunderstanding about what constitutes a fire door still prevails, even among those that should know better. […]

Hodgson opens the curtain on cladding weather sealing

7th January, 2021

Cladding seems to be one of the most commonly searched construction phrases on google right now and there’s a lot of misinformation about cladding and curtain walling across the internet. So now seems the right time to address the issues around weather-proofing curtain walling. First of all, what is curtain walling? Curtain wall systems are […]

Hodgson cleans up on hygiene sealants….

26th November, 2020

When the team at the Oxford English Dictionary looked back on 2020, they decided that the year had been too momentous to just have one Word Of The Year like every other year. It needed a whole list of words because these are Unprecedented Times (although ironically ‘unprecedented’ didn’t make the list). Of course most […]

How to choose the right Glazing Sealant for your job!

23rd July, 2020

How to choose the right Glazing Sealant for your job! A glazing sealant is a sealant used in the process of glazing. Glazing which derives from the Middle English for ‘glass’ is a part of a wall or window, made of glass. There are a wide variety of products that can be used to suit […]

10 Reasons why customers like to work with Hodgson Sealants

6th February, 2020

There are many reasons why customers choose to work with Hodgson Sealants, take a look at our latest video to see the top 10. Started by Peter Hodgson in 1968, the company has been a proud UK manufacturer of sealants and adhesives for over 50 years. Hodgson Sealants brand has become a well known and […]

HY-SPEC® 25 in action: discover our new, highly-elastic hybrid sealant

22nd January, 2020

The benefits of one of the new additions to our hybrid sealants portfolio are being demonstrated in our latest video. HY-SPEC® 25 is perfect for the interior and exterior perimeter sealing of windows and doors. It is a highly-elastic hybrid sealant, ideal for use when movement occurs between differing materials, from aluminium and timber to […]

Macmillan Coffee Morning

9th October, 2019

The Hodgson Sealants team were busy baking up some treats for the Macmillan Coffee Morning event held on the 26th September. Lots of staff got involved by baking (and eating!) lots of wonderful cakes, biscuits, brownies, pastries, cupcakes and much more, all to support the amazing Macmillan charity. The Macmillan Coffee morning is a charity […]


24th September, 2019

Firestrip 30 has again excelled, amassing an impressive 47 minutes in their latest BS EN 1363-1:2012 test for a 30-minute fire rating. The company is again backing Fire Door Safety Week with their range of products for the fire protection market for sealants and tapes including Firestrip 30. This intumescent strip sealant is also covered under […]


2nd September, 2019

Hodgson Sealants are proud to be supporting Fire Door Safety Week (FDSW) 2019. The aim of which is to highlight the importance of fire doors in the event of a fire. FDSW, ran by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) will be taking place this year between 23rd Sep – 29th Sep with a focus of […]

Hodgson’s Heritage Putty Goes Back To Black

20th August, 2019

On the back of their widely used and trusted white heritage putty, Hodgson Sealants have just launched an additional black variant in response to customer demand and as a glazing solution for the steel window segment. The heritage putty from Hodgson Sealants provides the visual appearance of a traditional putty, yet benefits from the fact […]

Hodgson seal partnership with Glazing Summit

29th July, 2019

Proud sponsors of Glazing Summit 2019. The one-day conference is being held on Thursday, September 12 at Edgbaston Stadium and Conference Centre, Birmingham. It will be packed with industry insight, advice and discussion on the biggest issues that matter. Hodgson Sealants partnered with the Glazing Summit for the inaugural event last year and Managing Director […]

FIT Show 2019 given ‘seal of approval’

4th June, 2019

FIT Show 2019 given ‘seal of approval’ The FIT Show 2019 was a huge success for Hodgson Sealants. Over the three days, hundreds of industry professionals visited the stand to discuss the wide range of market specific products. At the show, HY-SPEC® 25 was launched, which was also the focus of the 12ft cartridge on […]

Hodgson To Exhibit At RCI Show 2019

26th March, 2019

This year, Hodgson Sealants will be exhibiting at the RCI Show again, alongside our sister company HS Butyl. The industry leading show, which will be held on the 27th – 28th March at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry is the perfect opportunity for us to showcase our wide range of premium products. This includes the […]

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