Clear or Transparent Silicone Rubber

July 17, 2007

Although we usually think of silicone rubber as being pigmented red, black, or gray in color, it is also available in clear, transparent sheets and as custom molded parts. Using… read more

Waterjet Cut Gaskets

April 23, 2007

The picture below is a demonstration piece made to show how Stockwell Elastomerics’ 3 waterjet cutting units are able to cut complex geometries with ease. A steel ruled tool or… read more

Sponge EPDM Gasket

January 22, 2007

Recently we’ve been seeing more applications where EPDM gaskets, in particular closed cell EPDM sponge, are the best value for a given situation. EPDM (Ethylene, Propylene, Diene, Methylene) is commonly… read more

Thermally Conductive Fluorosilicone

October 24, 2006

Thermally conductive gap pads / gap filler pads that are provided for electronic thermal management have nearly always been fabricated from silicone rubber based materials. One of our customers in… read more

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