Medical Grade Platinum-Cured Silicones in Different Durometers, Custom Colors

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) supplies medical grade platinum-cured silicones in durometers ranging from 10 to 80 (Shore A). These ultra-clean, high-purity silicones are part of the SSP-2390 series and meet stringent FDA CFR 177.2600, USP Class VI*, and RoHS requirements. *Disclaimer: The base material in SSP 2390-series silicones meets USP Class VI requirements, but the pigments that are used in custom pantones need separate testing per color by the customer. SSP’s medical grade [...]


What SSP Learned at MD&M West 2018

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) recently attended MD&M West, the world’s largest medtech event, in Anaheim, California (USA). From February 6 to 8, SSP met with medical device and equipment companies who are changing the future of healthcare. In addition to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), we exchanged information with component suppliers along the medical supply chain. The lessons that SSP learned fall into four major areas that we’d like to share with you. Why [...]


New Nickel-Aluminum Shielding Elastomer Resists Galvanic Corrosion

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) now offers a nickel-aluminum silicone for marine gaskets that require galvanic-corrosion resistance and MIL-DTL-83528F EMI shielding. SSP’s new product, SSP-2529, is an offset to Chomerics 6502 that features shorter lead times and lower minimum order quantities (MOQs) than the competition.   SSP-2529 is a dark gray, 68-durometer EMI silicone that’s supplied as molded sheets and extruded profiles. This nickel-aluminum product was tested for [...]


EMI Extrusions: Shorter Lead Times, Lower Costs, Bonded O-Rings

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) supplies EMI conductive elastomer extrusions in the shapes, sizes, and shielding silicones that engineers, material converters, and gasket fabricators need. SSP’s major investment in a 40-ton Loomis extruder complements our in-house tooling and bonding capabilities. For shorter lead times, lower costs, and bonded gaskets, choose EMI extrusions from SSP.  Let’s take a look at what you need to know to get started.  Profile Shapes and [...]