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September 30, 2008 - Fluorosilicone high consistency rubber (HCR), FS-3780, is designed to endure harsh environments where finished parts are exposed to fuels and extreme temperature conditions. Delivered as uncatalyzed HCR, it requires addition of platinum- or peroxide-base catalyst to cure with heat. It can be used for transfer or compression molded parts - gaskets, stoppers, seals - and can also be extruded or calendared depending on processing requirements.

NuSil Technology

1050 Cindy Lane, Carpinteria, CA, 93013, USA

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NuSil Technology Expands Line of Aerospace Materials with HCR Fluorosilicone

Press release date: August 14, 2008

Carpinteria, California - August 14, 2008 - NuSil Technology (www.nusil.com), a cutting-edge manufacturer of silicone-based materials for aerospace, aircraft, electronics and photonics industries, has announced the launch of FS-3780, a fluorosilicone highconsistency rubber (HCR).

NuSil's FS-3780 is ideal for applications requiring solvent resistance. It is delivered as an uncatalyzed HCR and requires the addition of a platinum- or peroxide-base catalyst to cure with heat. It is designed to be used for transfer or compression molded parts, such as gaskets, stoppers and seals. It can also be extruded or calendared depending on the processing requirements.

"FS-3780 is the latest addition to our line of silicones designed to endure harsh environments where the finished parts are exposed to fuels and extreme temperature conditions" said Brian Nash, vice president of Marketing and Sales. "This product demonstrates our commitment to providing the aerospace and aircraft industry a broad line of high-performance silicone materials."

For more information on NuSil's silicones for aircraft and aerospace, visit http://www.nusil.com/products/engineering/aircraft/FS3780/index.aspx or call 805-684-8780.

About NuSil Technology NuSil is a cutting-edge manufacturer of silicone compounds for healthcare, aerospace, electronics, photonics and other applications that require precise, predictable, costeffective materials performance. ISO-9001-certified since 1994, NuSil operates state-of-the-art laboratories and processing facilities in North America and Europe and provides on-site, in-person application engineering support worldwide. More information about NuSil Technology can be found at www.nusil.com

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