Dauerhitzetest, Labor, LP180b, Elisabeth Meisinger, Dr. Christian Anger

Wacker to debut heat-resistant silicone at Fakuma

Munich-based Wacker will be premiering its highly heat resistant Elastosil R plus 4350/55 solid silicone rubber at this year’s Fakuma.

Heat stabilizers enable the extrudable and addition-curing solid silicone to withstand temperatures of up to 300 °C for several days, without any substantial modifications to its elasticity or mechanical properties.

Even temporary peaks of up to 400 °C pose no problem. The new solid silicone is therefore suitable for components used in oven and stove doors or in engine compartments, for example, which are exposed to heat…

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