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 [...]


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 Adds Capacity with Fifth Mill and Third EMI Extruder

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP), a fast-growing manufacturer of silicone products and materials, has added another mixing mill and a new EMI extruder to its Ballston Spa, New York (USA) facility. This new equipment will help SSP to meet high demand for silicone, especially aerospace materials. SSP’s recent investments also underscore its commitment to short lead times and on-time deliveries. The company’s silicone products and materials are used in automotive, aerospace, defense, [...]


Military and Aerospace Silicones: Easy to Find and Fully Certified

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) has re-designed the Military and Aerospace Silicones section of its website to make these elastomers easier to find by specification. SSP makes silicone and fluorosilicones that meet demanding specs like AA 59588 (formerly ZZR-765), MIL-DTL-25988, and AMS. All of our products are manufactured in Ballston Spa, New York (USA) and are available with full certifications. Data sheets, safety data sheets (SDS), and independent testing reports are on-line and ready for [...]


Faces of SSP: Meet Sarah Lewis, R&D Manager

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) is pleased to announce that Sarah Lewis has joined our innovative company as Research and Development Manager. In her new role, Sarah will develop new products, improve existing products, and collaborate with customers and co-workers. Sarah has deep industry experience and holds a Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York. She reports directly to SSP’s President, Paul DiCaprio, and is responsible for all [...]