Food Quality Silicone Sponge Rubber
Food Quality Silicone Sponge Rubber
Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd leverages a vast network of material manufacturers, ensuring access to a diverse selection of premium sponge and solid silicone materials, notably the exceptional food-grade silicone sponge rubber.
Moreover, our FDA-approved Silicone Sponge can be conveniently provided in multiple formats: either as one-meter by one-meter sheets or in continuous rolls, stretching up to an impressive 10 meters in length. These versatile options come complete with protective skins on both faces, and the thicknesses span a wide range from 1.5mm to 12mm.
Our onsite facilities boast an array of cutting-edge conversion machinery, including an assortment of presses, CNC machines, slitting machines, and log cutters. This technological prowess empowers us to deliver food-grade silicone sponge rubber in various configurations, whether it's in full rolls, sheets, or precisely tailored components such as cut strips, pads, washers, and gaskets. These components find utility across a multitude of applications.
Adding to our comprehensive offerings, we also provide the option of covering these silicone sponge rubber products with a selection of our many foils or self-adhesive tapes, ensuring enhanced functionality and versatility.
What is Food Quality Silicone Sponge Rubber?
Food Quality Silicone sponge stands out with its white hue and medium-density closed-cell structure, setting it apart from other "food safe" alternatives.
Unlike some materials claiming to be food-safe, our silicone sponge fully complies with FDA 21 CFR 177.2600 standards, making it suitable for repeated use in the food industry. Additionally, it proudly bears WRAS approval (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) for applications involving contact with drinking water.
This silicone sponge is crafted using a platinum-curing process and comprises only safe ingredients in its compound. Its taste and odorlessness ensure that it does not introduce any contamination concerns.
For information on Food Quality Silicone Sponge Rubber please complete the following quick enquiry or call us on +44(0)1384 252555.
Product Specification & Key Characteristics
- Colour: white
- Density: 420kg/m3
- Temperature Range: 230°C to -60°C
- Thickness Availability: 1.5mm - 12mm
- FDA Standards: FDA 21 CFR 177.2600
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Why use Food Quality Silicone Sponge Rubber?
FDA-tested Food Quality Silicone sponge rubber is ideal for food, beverage, and pharmaceutical applications, whether dry, wet, or fatty.
This soft, compressible material boasts exceptional thermal stability and excels in sealing, vibration dampening, and cushioning.
While it exhibits excellent chemical resistance, caution is needed when dealing with specific solvents, oils, or concentrated acids.
Advantages of using Food Quality Silicone Sponge Rubber
Silicone sponge, available in various types, boasts unique properties suitable for diverse industries and environments. Specifically, food-grade silicone sponge rubber is versatile, easily convertible, and finds application in sealing, such as gaskets, strips, or washers. This usage prevents water, dust, and dirt ingress, safeguarding both machinery and products.
Notably, food-grade silicone sponge rubber offers an array of exceptional qualities. It exhibits a low compression set and resilience against UV, ozone, and weathering. Furthermore, it serves as thermal insulation, operating efficiently within a broad temperature range spanning from -60°C to 230°C.
With its adaptable forms, food-quality silicone sponge rubber serves a wide spectrum of industries, including pharmaceutical, food, and beverage, making it a highly versatile and valuable material.
Key Benefits of Food Quality Silicone Sponge Rubber
- Food quality silicone sponge rubber is Fully FDA compliant - FDA 21 CFR 177.2600.
- White coloured for easy foreign body detection
- UV, Ozone and corona resistant
- Food quality silicone sponge rubber has Excellent sealing properties
- Wide working temperature range of 230°C to -60°C
- food quality silicone sponge rubber can be easily converted into parts such as gaskets, washers, strips or pads
Different Grades of Silicone Sponge Available
- Flame Retardant Silicone Sponge
- High Recovery Silicone SPonge
- High-Temperature Silicone SPonge
- Fluorosilicone Sponge
- Thermally Conductive Silicone Sponge
Various types of silicone sponge possess unique properties for different industries and environments. Food-grade silicone sponge rubber, easily convertible, finds application in sealing as gaskets, strips, or washers, effectively preventing water, dust, and dirt ingress, thus protecting both machinery and products.
Food-grade silicone sponge rubber exhibits outstanding characteristics: it maintains a low compression set, withstands UV, ozone, and weathering, and provides thermal insulation. Its wide temperature range of -60°C to 230°C allows versatile use across multiple industries, including pharmaceuticals, food, and beverages, making it an indispensable material.
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