SSP Joins the Fight Against COVID-19

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) is doing its part in the fight against COVID-19. Earlier this week, we received an order for EMI/RFI Shielding elastomers that will be used to produce a large volume of EMI gaskets for ventilators. We wish that emergency scale-ups like this weren’t necessary and would gladly trade this sale for a COVID-19 cure. That’s not possible so SSP will continue to supply EMI/RFI and medical silicones to companies that are making life-saving products.  SSP [...]


SSP Offers Replacements for GORE® EMI Shielding

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) is offering innovative replacements for Gore’s discontinued line of EMI shielding materials. Recently, SSP learned that W.L. Gore & Associates has announced the end-of-life for three well-known shielding, gasketing, and grounding products: GS2100, GS5200, and GS8000. If you’ve been buying these GORE® products for years, now is the time to find a new supplier you can trust.Already, SSP has received dozens inquiries and is working with former [...]


REACH Compliance and Silicone Rubber

Sarah L. Lewis, Ph.D., R&D Manager at Specialty Silicone Products, recently answered questions about REACH compliance and silicone rubber – an important topic for a growing number of silicone buyers.  What is REACH?REACH stands for Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals. It’s a European Union regulation that’s been in effect since 2007. The European Chemical Agency, or ECHA, is responsible for REACH, which establishes procedures for [...]


Five Lessons from MD&M West 2020

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) recently attended MD&M West 2020, the world’s largest medical design and manufacturing event. From February 11 to 13, we met with companies from across the medical device industry and from around the world. In case you weren’t able to join us in Anaheim, we’d like to share five lessons from MD&M West 2020 that could benefit your business.  Too Many Terms and ConditionsTerms and conditions have become giant speed bumps for [...]


SSP Previews New USP Class VI Conductive Silicone at MD&M West 2020

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP), a leading manufacturer of EMI and medical silicones, will preview a new USP Class VI conductive elastomer at MD&M West 2020. Qualified visitors to SSP’s booth (#1828) are eligible to receive a prototype sample of an innovative silicone material that meets the most stringent requirements for biological reactivity while combining electrical conductivity with protection against electromagnetic interference (EMI).This special offer is limited to the first [...]