Who We Are


Presspahn is a specialist engineering solutions provider who has built a reputation for supplying Electrical Insulation, Thermal Insulation, Mica Insulation materials and component parts to a wide range of industries. Leveraging modern manufacturing techniques we ensure our solutions are delivered using innovation, precision and consistency while at a cost and lead time to suit your requirements. We are confident that our passionate, specialist and helpful staff can find the right solution for you.

No job is too big or too small, too simple or too complicated.

ISO 9001 has been at the heart of Presspahn since 1989 and has shaped the robust and efficient processes that control our business, this long term partnership with quality practice is another reason why Presspahn can be relied upon to engineer the right solution for you.

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We are a privately owned business that was founded in 1925 as specialists in the supply of paper insulation used in the manufacture of power transformers.  Presspahn was bought by its current owners over 30 years ago on the 1st August 1982 and continues to operate from a versatile site in Bradford, West Yorkshire.  Presspahn has expanded the offered range of materials from the traditional presspapers to include resin bonded paper, fabric and glass sheets as well as an extensive range of industrial plastics such as Polycarbonate, Acetal and Nylon all this means we will have the right material for your application.

Thermal Insulation

Thermal Insulation is normally requested for two reasons; firstly when electrical insulation is required to work in high temperature ranges, secondly when there is need to prevent the loss of heat from a system


Electrical Insulation

Electrical insulation is chosen for its ability to resist the flow of electricity, nonconductive, it can be supplied in flexible thin films, thicker flexible laminates or rigid laminates and can be offered to suit various temperature ranges.