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Where does silicone rubber come from?

To grasp the multitude of ways silicone rubber can be used, it is important to realise its origins. In this blog, we take a look at where silicone comes from to understand more about its characteristics.

Understanding the different types of rubber

To understand what silicone is you first need to know the different types of rubber available. In its purest form, natural rubber is more commonly recognised as latex and actually comes directly from a rubber tree. These trees were first

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What is EPDM?

When selecting a rubber for use, many Engineers end up needing to make a choice between selecting silicone or EPDM. We obviously have a preference for silicone(!) but how do the two match up against each other? What is EPDM and if you find yourself needing to choose between the two, how do you decide? Here is our quick-fire guide to EPDM…

What is EPDM?

EPDM stands for Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomers and it’s a type of high density synthetic rubber. It’s

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