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Understanding UL94v-0 : Silicone Rubber

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 and the burn time associated with it.

Why we test and measure to UL94v-0?

UL94v-0 is tested and measured to allow engineers to understand the flammability characteristics of a material, in this case silicone sponge/foam.

If the material passes and is verified by UL themselves, a material can then be used in

What Temperatures Can Silicone Rubber Withstand?

It is a question Silicone Engineering get asked frequently by engineers and designers who are looking for an exact temperature point where silicone rubber will start to degrade in application.

In the majority of cases there isn’t a definitive answer that our experts can give without discussing further about the environment that the silicone will be situated and the temperature(s) the material will be exposed to.

Silicone rubber, unlike the majority of other rubbers, can withstand extreme temperatures way above 200°C and down to as

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