Silicone Supply Challenges Continue

January 9, 2019

Since 2017 the silicone rubber industry has seen supply shortages caused by a global net reduction in silicone monomer capacity. Facilities producing siloxane (D4), a base material component for electronic… read more

Vibration Pads

Release Liners and Adhesive Backings for Gaskets

February 20, 2019

Stockwell Elastomerics is known for supplying elastomeric gaskets with adhesive backings.  Customers will choose, often with our engineering assistance, an acrylic or silicone adhesive and elastomer combination for their gasket… read more

Gasket with easy peel, water resistant release liner (thumbnail_

New High-Performance Fluorosilicone Products Available

November 16, 2018

Fluorosilicone, also called fluorosilicone rubber or FVMQ, is a problem-solving material for tough engineering challenges. Fluorosilicone’s inherent resistance to non-polar solvents, fuels, and oils at temperatures between -70°F and 450°F… read more

Aircraft mechanic repairing jet engine

EMI Gasket Design – 4 Considerations

August 29, 2018

EMI gaskets can be a big advantage when trying to protect an enclosure from both environmental and electrical ingress. However, the design of EMI gaskets can be a difficult challenge… read more

Interior of GTEM cell and probe for electromagnetic compatibility testing

Designing a Battery Pad for Li-Ion Pouch Cells

May 24, 2018

Stockwell Elastomerics has a long history of fabricating battery pads from microcellular polyurethane such as PORON® and silicone foams such as BISCO®. The Elastomerics Blog first touched on battery compartment… read more

Swollen Lithium Pouch Battery