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, [...]


New EMI Sheet Mold Size Maximizes Material Yields

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) supplies EMI shielding elastomers as fully-cured, conductive sheet stock and as continuous rolls. For gasket designers, converters, and fabricators, SSP’s tooling and molding capabilities mean shorter lead times and less material waste. SSP now offers 10-in. x 20-in. EMI sheet molds in thicknesses of .032, .062, and .093 inches.  We also mold EMI sheets in custom sizes and supply continuous rolls with widths from 1 to 15 inches. SSP offers cut lengths [...]


Flame Retardant Shielding Silicones for EMI Gaskets

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) supplies flame-retardant shielding silicones that meet the requirements of the UL-94 V1 flammability standard. SSP’s electrically-conductive elastomers are filled with nickel-graphite particles for resistance to electromagnetic interference (EMI) and provide reliable, cost-effective EMI shielding and environmental sealing. These flame retardant silicones are supplied as ready-to-mold compounds, fully-cured sheets, and continuous rolls for EMI gasket [...]


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 [...]


Silicone Rubber with High Flex-Fatigue Resistance

Silicones resist a wide range of service temperatures, but they don’t always offer strong flex-fatigue resistance – a measure of an elastomer’s ability to withstand repeated flexing or bending. Flex-fatigue resistance is an important requirement for military and aerospace applications, however, so design engineers and technical buyers need to source silicone rubber with care. High temperatures, harsh environments, and excessive cycling can also contribute to elastomeric [...]