Silicone Extrusion

Silicone rubber Extrusion

Our Silicone Extrusion range is a versatile and indispensable solution for a variety of sealing and protection needs. Crafted with precision and expertise, these extrusions are tailored to fit specific gaps or spaces, ensuring a snug and reliable fit.

One standout feature of our Silicone Extrusions is their exceptional temperature resistance. They thrive in extreme conditions, enduring temperatures ranging from a bone-chilling -40°C to a scorching 200°C, and even higher in the case of our high-temperature silicone grades.

These extrusions are built to withstand harsh environments, displaying remarkable resistance to ozone, weathering, UV exposure, chemicals, and even fungal growth. Their durability ensures long-lasting performance, even in challenging conditions.

Electrical insulation is another forte of our Silicone Extrusion products, making them an ideal choice for applications that demand electrical protection.

Our range includes specialized silicone grades to cater to specific industry requirements. From FDA-approved silicone for food and pharmaceutical industries to metal-detectable silicone for enhanced product safety and high-temperature silicone for extreme heat environments, we've got you covered.

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    Product Specification & Key Characteristics

    • Colour: Anthracite
    • Density: <90KG/M³
    • Fire Propagation Index: <12
    • Operating Temperature: -30°C to 100ºC
    • Thickness: 1mm – 100mm (can be laminated for greater thickness)

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    What are Silicone Extrusion

    Silicone extrusions result from the high-pressure extrusion of silicone rubber material through a die, creating uniform profiles in various forms like cords, seals, gaskets, and strips. These versatile products cater to diverse applications, offering benefits such as resistance to extreme temperatures, weathering, UV exposure, chemicals, and electrical insulation. With an array of grades, thicknesses, colors, and hardness levels, silicone extrusions meet specific requirements in industries like automotive, construction, and electronics, making them an excellent choice.

    Why use Silicone Extrusion

    Silicone extrusions offer incredible versatility, adaptability, and customization for a multitude of applications. Tailored profiles make them ideal for scenarios where standard seals or gaskets won't suffice. They can fill specific gaps, spaces, or shapes, providing bespoke sealing and protection solutions. These extrusions can be shaped into cords, tubing, gaskets, and profiles, ensuring flexibility for diverse requirements. Additionally, silicone rubber's exceptional temperature tolerance, ranging from -40°C to 200°C, enables use in extreme cold and heat.

    Beyond temperature resilience, silicone extrusions excel in resistance to ozone, weathering, UV exposure, chemicals, and fungal growth, guaranteeing durability in harsh environments. Their electrical insulating properties are invaluable for applications requiring electrical insulation. Specialized grades enhance their utility, including high-temperature silicone and FDA-approved silicone for the food and pharmaceutical industries. Varied shore hardness levels, colors, and finishes offer choices for functionality and aesthetics.

    In critical sectors like railways, flame-retardant silicone extrusions meet high safety standards. Buoyant silicone finds use in marine and underwater applications. Industries requiring metal fragment detection, such as food processing, rely on metal-detectable silicone. In summary, silicone extrusions are resilient and versatile, serving as dependable seals, cushions, and protectors against air, liquid, and environmental elements across various industries.

    Benefits of Silicone Extrusion

    Silicone extrusions deliver numerous advantages across industries:

    1. Customization: Tailored profiles for versatile sealing and protection.
    2. Temperature Resilience: -40°C to 200°C compatibility.
    3. Environmental Toughness: Resistant to weather, UV, chemicals, and more.
    4. Electrical Insulation: Ideal for electrical protection.
    5. Specialized Grades: FDA, metal-detectable, high-temperature options, and more.
    6. Flexibility: Multiple hardness, color, and finish choices.
    7. Flame Resistance: Meets high standards for fire safety.
    8. Buoyancy: Suitable for marine applications.
    9. Durability: Long-lasting, minimizing replacements.
    10. Metal Detection: Enhances product safety in food processing.

    In short, silicone extrusions offer tailored, resilient solutions across manufacturing, construction, automotive, and aerospace sectors.

    Advantages of Using Silicone Extrusion

    Silicone extrusion offers a multitude of benefits across various industries. Firstly, the ability to customize silicone extrusions to fit specific shapes, profiles, and dimensions is invaluable, especially when standard solutions fall short. Silicone's exceptional temperature resistance ensures reliable performance in extreme conditions, from freezing cold to scorching heat. Additionally, its resistance to weather, UV radiation, and ozone makes it a durable choice for outdoor applications.

    Silicone is also known for its chemical resistance, maintaining stability even when exposed to various substances, making it ideal for industries with chemical exposure. Furthermore, its electrical insulation properties make it a valuable choice in electrical and electronic applications. The FDA-approved silicone grades guarantee safety and compliance with strict standards in the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical sectors.

    For food processing, metal-detectable silicone enhances product safety by allowing the detection of metal fragments. Silicone extrusions are also formulated for high flame retardance, addressing fire safety concerns in transportation and construction. Buoyant silicone grades are suitable for marine applications, offering flotation and protection. Durability and resistance to wear and tear reduce the need for frequent replacements, saving costs.

    Silicone's ability to dampen vibrations and reduce noise is beneficial in applications where noise and vibrations need to be minimized. With varying shore hardness options, customers can choose the ideal level of flexibility and firmness for their specific requirements. Additionally, silicone materials have impressive rebound properties, ensuring they can withstand repetitive impacts.

    Finally, silicone extrusions are highly stable and resistant to chemical reactions, guaranteeing longevity in challenging industrial settings. These advantages, combined with the customization potential, make silicone extrusion a versatile and dependable choice for industries such as construction, manufacturing, automotive, and aerospace, among many others.

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