Food Quality Silicone Sponge Washers
Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd work with a wide network of material manufacturers, enabling us to offer washers cut from a vast range of high-quality sponge and solid silicone materials, one of which is Food Quality Silicone Sponge. FDA approved Silicone Sponge is usually manufactured in continuous rolls up to 10 meters in length, with skin on both faces and in thicknesses ranging from 1.5mm up to 12mm from which washers can be cut.
Food Quality Silicone Sponge washers are produced in-house, meaning we can manufacture bespoke items to match our customer's samples or drawings, from a simple rectangular picture frame gasket, to a more complex shape with cut-outs, notches or bolt holes, whether it’s a small sample batch or a multi-thousand run, we have a machine designed to quickly and accurately produce perfectly formed washers every time.
Our onsite facilities house a range of state of the art conversion machinery including a range of presses, CNC machines, slitting machines and log cutters, enabling us to take these rolls or sheets and cut them into washers of any shape and in most sizes.
What are Food Quality Silicone Sponge Rubber Washers?
Food Quality Silicone sponge is a white coloured, closed-cell with a medium density, unlike some ‘food safe’ materials available, Food Quality Silicone Sponge is fully FDA compliant to FDA 21 CFR 177.2600 standards for repeated use in the food industry and is also WRAS approved (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) for use where there is contact with drinking water.
Food Quality Silicone Sponge is platinum cured and only contains safe ingredients in its compound, which is taste and odourless so that they do not cause contamination.
A ‘washer’ is a flat ring of material with Outer Diameter (OD), Internal Diameter (ID) measurements, which is placed between two surfaces or between joints in order to reduce friction and prevent unsteadiness, creating a level surface for nuts, bolts and other fixings to rest on, improving the fit for fixings and can be used as a water or airtight seal.
For information on Food Quality Silicone Sponge Washers 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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Help and guidance
If you would like to speak to a representative to discuss your specific application or requirements please call our sales office direct on 01384 469100, alternatively you can send an E-mail. Simply click on the link and forward us your details along with your question and we will contact you immediately.
Samples - Technical Food Quality Silicone Sponge Washers
Samples can be submitted for testing upon request.
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Why use Food Quality Silicone Sponge Rubber Washers?
Food Quality Silicone Sponge is fully tested by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), meaning gaskets cut from this material can be safely used in food, drink and pharmaceutical industries with products that are dry, wet or fatty.
Food Quality Silicone Sponge washers are soft and compressible, offering excellent thermal stability and sealing, vibration dampening and cushioning properties.
FDA Silicone Sponge washers offer excellent chemical resistance - but are not suitable for use where certain solvents, oils or concentrated acids are present.
Advantages of using Food Quality Silicone Sponge Rubber Washers
Silicone sponge is available in a range of types, each with its own set of unique properties for use in a range of industries and environments. Food Quality Silicone Sponge is easy to convert and can be used in a number of sealing applications including washers, used to prevent the ingress of water, dust and dirt, therefore protecting both the machinery as well as the product itself.
Food Quality Silicone Sponge washers offer a number of excellent properties including a low compression set, resistance to UV, Ozone and weathering, can be used for thermal insulation and has a wide working temperature range of 230°C to -60°C. Food Quality Silicone Sponge washers can be used in a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, food and beverage.
Key Benefits of Food Quality Silicone Sponge Rubber
- Fully FDA compliant - FDA 21 CFR 177.2600.
- White coloured for easy foreign body detection
- UV, Ozone and corona resistant
- Excellent sealing properties
- Wide working temperature range of 230°C to -60°C
- 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
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