Silicone Foam or Silicone Sponge?

August 18, 2006

Silicone Foam or Silicone Sponge? We often sense the confusion over the term silicone foam versus silicone sponge. Here are some clarifications and explanations. Closed cell silicone sponge is heat… read more

Silicone Sponge Surface

Material Jointing

June 20, 2006

Sometimes we are asked to make parts wider than available stock widths or lengths. In some cases, in an effort to meet customers’ needs, we will joint materials. Most commonly… read more

Material Jointing Edge Lap Joint Combo

Material Lamination

June 16, 2006

One thing we do quite often at Stockwell Elastomerics that is not highly publicized is material lamination. In some cases we laminate standard sheet goods to create a non-standard thickness…. read more

Material Lamination

New DP-1001 Silicone Pressure Sensitive Adhesive

February 17, 2006

Stockwell Elastomerics has been developing a new film supported silicone pressure sensitive adhesive for silicone rubber gasketing applications over the past few months. We teamed up with a specialty adhesive… read more

DP-1001 specification chart

R10490-M fluorosilicone sponge meets AMS 3323

January 23, 2006

Stockwell Elastomericshave a number of gasket applications for R10490-M closed cell fluorosilicone sponge that are used in very harsh environments. These conditions include exposure to engine oil, hydraulic fluid, Coolanol,… read more

R10490-M gaskets AMS-3323 class 2 passed

It’s All Materials These Days

October 21, 2005

My background is primarily in mechanical design and manufacturing. One of the main reasons I took the Applications Engineering position with Stockwell Elastomerics was to move toward the front end… read more

Material inventory at Stockwell Elastomerics

RoHS Compliance

September 12, 2005

RoHS Compliant Gaskets You have likely heard by now that the European Union adopted a directive called Restrictions on Hazardous Substances (RoHS). It eliminates or significantly reduces the use of… read more

17 foot Radome Gasket

June 13, 2005

We took on a fast-turn project that involved some new capabilities for a customer in the defense electronics sector. One prototype gasket was needed in one week. The catch was… read more

Spliced Randome Gasket