Silicone Rubber

Silicone Rubber

Custom rubber gaskets and pads

Silicone rubber is generally non-reactive, stable and resistant to extreme environments and temperatures from -55°C to +300°C while still maintaining its useful properties. Due to these properties and its ease of manufacturing and shaping, silicone rubber can be found in a variety of products and applications, including:

  • automotive
  • cooking and baking
  • food storage products
  • apparel and sportswear
  • footwear
  • electronics
  • medical devices
  • home repair and hardware
silicone rubber

Chemical Stability

Silicone’s chemical stability prevents it from affecting common substances such as skin, water, blood and active ingredients.

PSA Backing

Available with PSA backing, silicone is an ideal material when retention of initial shape and mechanical strength are necessary.

Temperature Stability

Temperatures as high as 600°F or as low as -150°F prevents deconstruction of the properties of silicone.

Properties

Silicone rubber is a material of choice when retention of initial shape and mechanical strength are desired under heavy thermal stress or sub-zero temperatures. Silicone rubber is highly inert and does not react with most chemicals.

Due to its inertness, it is used in many medical applications. It is biocompatible, hypoallergenic and non-allergenic, which makes it suitable for baby care products and food contact in general. Silicone rubber is an ideal material because its chemical stability prevents it from affecting any substance it is in contact with (skin, water, blood, active ingredients, etc.).

Temperature stability is one of the most effective properties of silicone. Under normal operating conditions, temperatures as high as 600°F and as low as -150°F will not destroy the physical and electrical properties of silicone.

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