Silicone Rubber: Protection Against the Elements

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The great British weather… we all love it and hate it in equal measure. It can spring surprises on us, and occasionally extreme temperatures as well. While silicone rubber wasn’t specifically designed to perform well in Britain in all the wonderful weather conditions we can experience, it does so anyway. When we talk about the…

Quiet Please: How Silicone Rubber Reduces Vibration and Noise

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When was the last time you travelled in a train or airplane? Did you notice how noisy it was… or more likely, how noisy it wasn’t? Chances are you can thank silicone rubber for that. While no one expects a plane or train or other vehicle to be completely quiet when in use, we do…

Why is Silicone Rubber Ideal for Custom Profiles?

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Before we answer that question, it would be an excellent idea to understand what a profile is. There are many kinds of rubber profiles, created for use in many scenarios and applications. In some instances, they are used for decoration, while in others they have far more practical uses. These can include providing a seal…

What Are the Properties of Silicone Rubber?

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Would it surprise you to learn there are more properties involved than we have room to list in this article? Silicone rubber is ideal for many applications, some of which rely on one or more of those properties to be able to perform the role they are intended for. We’ll go through a few of…

Do You Need High Performance Silicone Rubber Parts?

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If you’ve read some of our previous blog posts, you’ll know that we have talked about the various ways that silicone rubber outperforms standard rubber. This holds true with all kinds of parts, too – from washers through to gaskets and various other items, such as tubing and even silicone rubber sheets. Yet not all…

Silicone Rubber: The Ideal Choice for Automotive Purposes

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Many people have a driving licence and spend some time each day driving to work or getting out and about for social purposes. Yet few of us ever think too much about what makes our cars work – unless something goes wrong with them, of course. While any car can break down and suffer from…

Silicone Rubber and Weathering Performance

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You may already know that silicone rubber is an incredibly versatile material, used in countless applications and scenarios. You may have found your way to our website because you’ve read that silicone rubber is often a better choice compared to standard rubber. We could compare the two in many situations. However, one area of interest…

Silicone Rubber in the Electronics Field

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Silicone rubber may not seem too fascinating a topic to learn more about. However, people are often surprised at how versatile and strong it is. That versatility makes it a top choice throughout many industries and fields. A great example of this is the field of electronics. Few of us think too much about how…

How Complex Can Silicone Rubber Extrusions Be?

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Before we answer that question, we ought to clarify exactly what a silicone rubber extrusion is. This is a process whereby the silicone rubber is pushed through a die or mould. That mould determines the final shape of the silicone rubber once it cools and cures. Since silicone rubber is a versatile type of rubber,…

The Difference Between Regular and Silicone Rubber Washers

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Washers are used in all kinds of scenarios. They’re commonly used to prevent a screw from damaging the material they are being screwed into. Place a washer onto the screw and it will sit between it and the material, balancing out the load created by that screw. Washers often seem an unnecessary item, yet without…


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