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Silicone Sponge and Foam Applications

Silicone Sponge & Foam Applications

As Europe's leading silicone sponge and foam sheeting manufacturer, we work closely with clients on a vast array projects and applications. Here are some of the most common applications for kSil™ Silicone Sponge and how it provides value to the end user/application.

 

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kSil™ silicone sponge is most commonly applied as sponge gaskets. Converted from sheets and/or rolls, gaskets are used across many industries to provide high performance sealing and protection from extreme temperatures and water ingress.

 

 

 

  

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Due to its closed cell structure, kSil™ silicone sponge provides acoustic insulation from noise generated most commonly from engines. kSil™ can be applied to wall cavities and/or flooring systems in Mass Transit and Marine sectors where sound insulation is needed from large engines. 

 

 

 

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Similar to acoustic insulation, kSil™ silicone sponge also reduces and dampens vibrations and rattles caused from engine or motion vibrations. Commonly used for rail interior seals, EV batteries and other mass transit vehicle applications.

 

 

 

 

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kSil™ silicone sponge is commonly used as a gap filler in wall cavities and other applications where thermal and acoustic insulation is needed between two substrates. Generally used in the Aerospace and Mass Transit sectors. 

 

 

  

 

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Approved to flame rating UL94V-0, kSil™V-0 silicone sponge is formulated to provide added protection to applications where passenger safety is critical such as Rail and Aerospace.

 

  

 

  

 

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With its naturally insulating properties and closed cell structure, kSil™ silicone sponge keeps heat within an application. Often used where thermal management it critical such as the HVAC and Oil/Gas sectors. 

 

 

 

 

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With its low smoke and low toxicity emissions, kSil™V-0 silicone sponge is compliant to European fire safety standard EN45545-2 for rail builds. Approved for categories R1, R2, R3, R6, R7, R10, R17, R22, R23 & R24 (HL2 & HL3) improving passenger safety in rail carriages. Find out more about silicone sponge for rail interiors 

 

   

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kSil™ silicone sponge has excellent flexibility and is often used as a sealing material when surfaces are uneven. As the sponge seal is compressed, the flexibility of the sponge forms to the shape of the surface creating a tight seal from water and dust ingress. The ideal material to use for electric enclosure seals.

 

 

 

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