Silicone Extrusion Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of silicone extrusion manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source silicone extrusion manufactures with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate silicone extrusion companies that will design, engineer, and manufacturer silicone extrusion for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading silicone extrusion manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for silicone film extrusion, extruded silicone products, or silicone film extrusions.

  • Tinley Park, IL

    Aero Rubber Co. offers exceptional quality and competitive pricing on all of our extruded rubber products. Aero Rubber Co. uses high quality rubber compounds such as, Neoprene, Viton, Silicone, EPDM, Polyurethane, Natural Rubber, and Thermoplastic Rubber. For post-fabrication services we offer cut & coil/spool, pressure sensitive adhesive, and splicing. We offer various rubber extrusion profiles like D shaped, half-round, T shaped, U channel profiles, round cord, square, triangle, and custom extrusions.

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  • Carver, MN

    Since 1976, Lakeview Industries has been globally known for manufacturing rubber extrusions. Our die cut equipment and fabricated rubber products such as rubber grommets and rubber bumpers provide the environmental sealing and noise control industries with reliable molded rubber products. We do both standard and custom profiles to help meet your rubber requirements.

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  • Strongsville, OH

    Since GSH Industries began in 1986, we have been providing rubber parts to a wide variety of industries. We make sure that each part you order will work just right for its future application. Be sure to contact us for quotes on your weatherstripping project for the best products and service at the lowest prices. For full service design and engineering, call GSH.

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  • Santa Ana, CA

    At American Rubber Products, we take pride in our expertise and commitment to delivering top-notch rubber extrusions. With decades of collective experience, we specialize in providing high-quality solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of our diverse clientele. Join us on the journey of excellence, where passion and proficiency converge to create unparalleled rubber extrusion solutions that elevate industries and redefine possibilities.

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  • Southampton, PA

    We got our beginning in 1954 and ever since then we have been manufacturing custom rubber extrusion solutions for customers around the world! We are a family and employee owned business dedicated to ensuring that our customers are receiving customer care that cannot be matched by the competition! Visit our website today to learn more about what we may be able to do for you!

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Silicone Extrusions

Silicone extrusions are rubber compounds that have been shaped and hardened by heating, pressurizing and dieing silicone stock. Silicone extrusions are a type of rubber extrusion, but silicone extrusions can be used in more specialized applications because of their chemical properties. Its chemical composition is what gives silicone special status among extruded rubber materials.

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Applications of Silicone Extrusions

While silicone extrusions can be used in minimally-demanding applications such as vending machines or food processing equipment, they are also used in medical technology contexts, often as components in peristaltic pumps, which are used to pump IV fluids through infusion devices. Silicone extrusions are ideal for this purpose because of their durability, chemical inertness and flexibility. Silicone’s molecular structure, which is a combination of organic and inorganic components, is responsible for its chemical inertness. However, silicone’s range of chemical compatibility is not unlimited; it is primarily used in systems that pump water-based fluid in medical contexts. Outside of the context of the biotech industry, silicone’s properties make it attractive for several reasons; its composition makes it suitable for uses in the food services industry where extruded profiles are used in the packaging of food items as well as in beverage tubing applications.

Silicone Extrusion Processes

All rubber extrusions are formed by the same process; raw materials or stock are passed through an extruder where they are heated, pressurized and forced through a die that is designed to mold the stock into a new shape. When the stock emerges from the die and cools, it hardens and is then considered to be extruded. Extruded rubber is used in a wide variety of industrial and consumer applications from sealant solutions to rubber bumpers. The method of processing silicone is similar to that of other rubbers, but it's naturally-high heat resistance requires higher processing temperatures during the extrusion process. Before being processed, silicone stock is made up of fine silica. Once extruded, it becomes translucent. The extruded silicone can then be used in this state, especially in applications where clear, flexible tubing is necessary. However, it can be colored easily for use in applications in which color coding or aesthetic considerations are necessary. Its naturally clear color gives it an advantage over other rubber products, which are often naturally dark in color or opaque. Its natural heat resistance also makes silicone an excellent electrical insulation and sleeving solution, and silicone extrusions are often used in high and low-temperature electrical insulation applications.

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