What SSP Learned at MD&M West

MD&M West is the world’s largest annual medtech event. Earlier this month, over 20,000 engineers and executives assembled at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California for MD&M West 2017. From February 7 to 9, the West Coast’s Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) tradeshow was where makers of medical devices and equipment found the business and technical solutions that they need. Specialty Silicone Products (SSP), a Ballston Spa, New York (USA) manufacturer [...]


SSP Heads to Germany for Electronica

Next week, Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) will be at Electronica, the world’s largest tradeshow for the electronics industry. From November 8 to 11, SSP will showcase its innovative elastomers in Hall A6, Booth 329 at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany. SSP’s SpecShield™ family of products provides EMI/RFI shielding, electrical conductivity, and environmental sealing for today’s electronic designs. Applications include aerospace, automotive, industrial, [...]


Low-Durometer Silicones for Sealing and Insulation

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) supplies low-durometer silicones for medical, military, aerospace, and other demanding applications. These softer elastomers are available in durometers ranging from 10 to 30 (Shore A). Products include platinum-cured, medical-grade silicones; various military and aerospace silicones; and a 30-duromter EMI shielding silicone that’s filled with silver-aluminum particles.  SSP supplies these and other silicone elastomers as continuous rolls, molded [...]


Three Silicone Sourcing Lessons from GFA Expo 2016

Orlando is a premiere vacation destination, especially during the cold-weather months in more northern climates. This central Florida city is best known as the home of Walt Disney World, but Mickey Mouse isn’t the only attraction there. From April 5 to 7, 2016, members of the Gasket Fabricators Association (GFA) met at Orlando’s Rosen Shingle Creek conference center for the 2016 Gasketing/Converting Expo. Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) attended this three-day event, and learned [...]


Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) is pleased to announce the Silicones That Work Blog. Starting in January 2016, this is the place to learn more about particle-filled silicones for automotive, aerospace, satellite communications, unmanned systems, military applications, medical devices, and industrial gaskets.  SSP’s Silicones That Work Blog is also where you’ll find helpful information about customized, cost-effective silicones; ultra-thin silicone membranes; silicone [...]