December 30, 2016

New silicone sealant promises improved performance

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SILICONE Engineering, a supplier of silicone rubber for mass transit applications, has developed a new sponge material which is flame resistant and emits low levels of smoke.

 

kSil V-O is suitable for use in interior applications, including doors, lighting and HVAC seals, thermal installation in wall cavities, and vibration isolation in flooring systems. The material is designed to reduce noise and vibration, and meets European fire safety classification standard EN45545-2, and is flame resistant to UL94V-0.

The material is available in sponge sheets and rolls, and extruded profiles and sections.

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