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Silicone Rubber Accreditations and Approvals
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Global Silicone Accreditations

Silicone Engineering has obtained second and third party approvals and specifications from many customers worldwide.



EN 45545-2

Our specially formulated silicone sponge is compliant with EN45545-2, the European classification for fire safe materials used in the rail industry, more specifically train interiors.

Achieving HL3 ratings for a range of 'R' categories throughout the train, our silicone materials perform to the highest standards when it comes to fire safety and toxicity requirements. 




ISO 9001:2015

Reg. number FM26396.

The standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement.



UL.jpgUL94v-0 Rating


UL94v-0 is a fire standard set by UL – an American worldwide safety consulting and certification company headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois. UL94v-0 is used to determine the flammability of a specified material.

We hold UL94v-0 rating for our silicone sponge.




Food & Drug Association 

Our food contact Silicone materials comply with all regulations of FDA 21 CFR Section 177.2600: “Rubber articles intended for repeated use” which implies that the material is not contaminated and safe to use in the food industry.





Boeing - BMS 1-60

Silicone Engineering are accredited to Boeing BMS 1-60 specification for closed cell silicone sponge rubber.






Ministry of Defense (MOD)

Our highly developed grade AFS 1682-A is a heat resistance silicone sponge suitable for military applications.






Rolls Royce Approval

Approved to Rolls Royce for the supply of materials listed in MLC 104



Gasket Cutters Association

The Gasket Cutters Association (GCA) is a trade association representing the specialised interests of companies engaged in the conversion of materials into gaskets for all types of industrial use.




bfr.jpgBfR – Germany Regulation Compliant

Silicone Engineering’s material complies with BfR regulations of XV Empfehlung and colour bleed test according to BfR Empehlung part B11 & Directive EC 1935/2004. This implies that our material will not cause contamination and is food safe.


WRAS_Logo.pngWater Regulations Advisory Scheme

The Scheme is funded by all the UK Water Suppliers to provide an advisory service for Water Regulations. Copies of the Water Regulations Guide (including the Scottish Byelaws) are available on request. The Water Fittings and Materials Directory is available on-line via the link on the WRAS homepage.


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