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Find out how Silicone Engineering’s knowledge and expertise in the industry provides explanations and answers to all your silicone questions.

Why do Engineers Choose Silicone?

In today’s elastomer market, the choice of rubbers available to engineers and designers is vast. The sheer number of choices can often cause confusion as to which rubber to select for certain applications. Properties such as temperature resistance, compression set, tear strength and elongation may not be fully understood, which therefore effects making the correct choice of rubber.

Here we discuss why engineers choose silicone rubber as a material over other rubbers and the benefits the elastomer has when in applications.

Firstly we

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