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Silicone Sponge Rubber offers optimal compression set.

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Press Release Summary:

July 25, 2013 - Manufactured in rolls with thicknesses ranging from 1/16–½ in. x 36 in. wide, Cellast™ Commercial Grade Medium Density Silicone Sponge material offers flexible, optimized sealing capabilities to work in extreme temperature applications from -100 to +450°F or where shock reduction/isolation is needed. Closed-cell sponge offers 21.2% compression set, tensile strength of 112 psi, and 200% elongation. Finished with fabric impression on both sides, material is UV and ozone resistant.

GCP Industrial Products

170 Webster Rd., Kitchener, ON, N2C2E6, USA

Original Press Release

Cellast Silicone Sponge Rubber

Press release date: July 24, 2013

Kitchener, Ontario Canada -- GCP Industrial Products is pleased to announce the release of Cellast silicone sponge rubber perfect for many applications including Aerospace, Automotive, Heavy Truck and general industry. 

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
Cellast™ Commercial Grade Medium Density Silicone Sponge material is a closed-cell sponge that offers great compression set. This material is flexible with enhanced sealing capabilities to work in extreme temperature applications or where shock reduction/isolation is the main goal. The material can also be customized to fit any requirements.

FEATURES:
• Great memory for long wear life.
• Excellent high & low temperature range.
• Surface is finished with fabric impression on both sides.
• Manufactured in rolls, thicknesses ranging 1/16”-1/2” by 36” wide.
• UV/Ozone Resistant.
• Standard color is red/orange but rolls are available in many colors.
• All GCP orders are custom to fit our customer’s requests.

TYPICAL PROPERTIES:

Compression Deflection (25%, 25°C) ASTM D-1056 psi 11.4
Compression Set (50% 100°C, 22 hrs) ASTMD-1056 %  21.2
Tensile Strength ASTM D-412 psi 112
Elongation ASTM D-412 % 200
Spec. Gravity ASTM D-3574   0.60
Density ASTM D-1056 lbs/cubic in. 0.02
 
Temperature Range   °F -100 - +450
   
About GCP Industrial Products
GCP is an industry leading sourcing and supply company specializing in large volume delivery (container & LCL) of high performance, custom and standard industrial products. GCP realizes organizations are under constant pressure to reduce costs, streamline their supply chain or determine new avenues of business to compete in. Through establishing mutually beneficial relationships GCP supports its customer base by collectively working together to create solutions which remove organizational dangers, facilitate opportunities and drives company growth. To learn more about the products and services GCP provides, please visit our website at www.gcpindustrial.com.

Media Contact
Craig Mottershead, Director of Marketing
GCP Industrial Products
170 Webster Road
Kitchener, ON Canada, N2C 2E6
craig@gcpindustrial.com
Telephone: 519-893-8297
Toll Free: 888-893-5427
www.gcpindustrial.com

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