Custom Thicknesses for SSP Continuous Silicone Sheet

Most suppliers of continuous silicone sheet make products in standard thicknesses such as .032, .062, .093, and .125 inches. If you’re a buyer who needs continuous silicone sheeting in a custom thickness, however, you’ll probably find that the minimum order quantity (MOQ) is higher because of setup times and custom call outs. Projects that need continuous silicone sheet like this don’t just incur additional costs. They’re at risk of falling behind if your silicone [...]


Silver Price is Rising: How Will It Impact EMI Gasket Price?

Silver prices are high and could keep climbing as uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the U.S. presidential election continues to rise. If silver prices keep increasing, the silver-coated particles that are used in some EMI gasket materials will become more expensive. How expensive these shielding elastomers get is a question that gasket designers and buyers cannot afford to ignore. By reviewing your gasket drawings and material requirements now, you could reduce costs and achieve [...]


REACH Compliance and Septa for Low-Level Analysis

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) makes standard and custom septa, septum cap assemblies and cap mats for liquid and gas chromatography, EPA/VOA testing, laboratory diagnostics, and chemical packaging.  Customers value the cleanliness and purity of our silicone septa, especially during low-level analysis using liquid chromatography (LC) or gas chromatography (GS) with mass spectrometry (MS). Customers also want to know more about REACH, a European Union (EU) standard about which there is [...]


Ten Things You May Not Know About SSP

How well do you know your suppliers? At a time when many companies want to reduce supply chain risk, it pays to learn more about your partners. For over 30 years, Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) has been known for making “silicones that work”. Our customers like the speed, flexibility, and service that they receive from us, too. Whether you need silicones for EMI RFI shielding, medical devices and equipment, laboratory uses, or military and aerospace applications, you can count on [...]


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 [...]