Discover the benefits of  suraSil™ silicone cord

As Europe’s leading silicone rubber cord manufacturer, we can supply cord in almost all of our solid, sponge/foam silicone formulations under our high-quality brands suraSil™ and expanSil™.

Silicone Rubber Cord Applications

Silicone cord is used in many applications from the rail and mass transit sectors requiring a range of diameters right through to joined rings for food manufacturing. Other popular applications for solid and sponge silicone cord include gaskets for harsh environments, high-temperature sealing applications, door and enclosure seals. With a range of colours and continuous lengths, you can be sure we can meet your exacting needs.

Silicone Rubber Cord Features

With our FDA approved Silicone, meeting FDA 21 CFR 177.2600 specifications, our range of silicone cord can be used with complete safety in food applications, whether the food be dry, aqueous or fatty. It’s also EC1935/2004 approved as well as being WRAS approved (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) for contact with drinking water

Solid silicone cord can be produced in diameters ranging from 1mm to 40mm and where required, joined to form silicone cord rings for your application needs.

  • Ozone, UV and weather resistant
  • Shore A rated hardness from 30 – 80
  • Wide temperature range from 230°C to -60°C
  • FDA approved for use in food applications
  • Safe for use with water based applications (WRAS)
mmInchesShore A
2 - 120.079 - 0.47230, 40
1 - 300.039 - 1.18150, 60, 70, 80
31 - 401.220 - 1.57550, 60, 70

What is silicone cord?

Silicone cord can be used in harsh environments, high temperatures as well as a range of mass product machinery in the food and drink processing industry. Our products specifically can be ringed or moulded to specific shapes and dimensions with a range of high quality specifications awarded by the FDA and other medical bodies.

surasil.jpg Silicone Engineering has been manufacturing solid silicone cord since the company was founded in 1959. Over the years, Silicone Engineering has developed new capabilities and extended the range of solid silicone cord solutions, for products suited to almost any application.


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