New TDS for SSP Offsets to Discontinued GORE® EMI Gasket Materials

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) has published new technical data sheets (TDS) and an outgassing report for SSP-502-40-V0 and SSP-502-60-V0, alternatives to discontinued GORE® EMI gasket materials. Last November, W.L. Gore distributed an end-of-life notification about GORE® GS2100, GS5200, and GS8000, flame-resistant materials for EMI shielding and gasketing. SSP is now filling this gap in the marketplace and sharing technical data that former buyers of GORE® EMI materials can use [...]


RPN Reports SSP Alternatives to GORE® EMI Shielding, COVID-19 Response

Rubber & Plastics News (RPN) is reporting how Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) is providing alternatives to discontinued GORE® EMI shielding and increasing production of EMI gasket materials and USP Class VI silicones for the fight against COVID-19. Mike Scott, RPN News Correspondent, covers both stories in the May 4, 2020 edition of this popular trade publication. Click here to download RPN’s full-page spread about Specialty Silicone Products of Ballston Spa, New York (USA).SSP [...]


Faces of SSP: Meet Barry Smith, Sr. Business Development Representative

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) is pleased to announce that Barry Smith has joined our fast-growing company as Sr. Business Development Representative. Barry reports to Dominic Testo, Business Development Manager, and will focus on the electronics, aerospace, medical, and military markets. Barry brings decades of industry experience to SSP and has served in numerous sales, marketing, production management, and business development roles. A native of Central New York, Barry was an [...]


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 [...]