Flex Fatigue Resistant Silicones: AA 59588 Class 3A and 3B Qualified

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) supplies flex fatigue resistant silicones that are fully tested to AA 59588 Classes 3A and 3B from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). AA 59588, an aerospace and military standard, supercedes ZZ-R-765 and contains six alphanumeric classes. Each AA 59588 class describes material properties, but only Classes 3A and 3B include requirements for flex fatigue resistance – a measure of an elastomer’s ability to withstand repeated flexing and [...]


Faces of SSP: Meet Matt Lampo, Product Manager

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) is pleased to announce that Matt Lampo has joined our rapidly growing company as product manager. Matt’s proven ability to get things done complement his professional experience and technical expertise. For SSP’s customers, Matt’s efforts will mean faster times to market,  speedier deliveries, improved quality, and greater consistency of final product. His initial focus will be on the Aerospace, Defense and Industrial side of the business, [...]


SSP Makes Equipment Investments

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP), an innovative supplier of silicone materials and products, has made equipment investments in five major areas. Recently, our Ballston Spa, New York (USA) facility added a mixing mill, an extruding machine, precision measurement equipment, an injection molding machine, and automated packaging equipment. SSP’s recent investments will increase capacity, improve quality, and speed delivery times for customers in all of the markets that we serve.  Mixing [...]


Low Outgassing Silicones for EMI Shielding

Low outgassing silicones for EMI shielding meet ASTM E 595 requirements for outgas testing and help protect electrical equipment and electronics against electromagnetic interference (EMI). Outgassing, the release of a gas trapped in a solid material, is a problem in high-vacuum environments like outer space because released gases can condense upon and cloud optics. EMI can disturb or disrupt the electronic circuits used in spacecraft, satellites, and high-altitude aircraft.    [...]


SSP Announces Manufacturing Leadership Changes

BALLSTON SPA, NY – July 9, 2019 –  Specialty Silicone Products (SSP), an innovative supplier of silicone materials and products for aerospace and laboratory applications, has promoted two employees to manufacturing leadership positions and entrusted additional responsibilities to a third. Tim Koon and Derak Covey have been named Production Supervisors for their respective areas and Ron Bushey has been named Production Manager for SSP’s entire Ballston Spa, NY manufacturing [...]