Rogers to Show Its Bisco Silicone Products for Rail Transport Applications at the 2011 Apta Show In New Orleans

Chicago, IL - The High Performance Foams Division of Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG) will be exhibiting its BISCO® MF-1(TM) seating materials and BISCO® L3 foams for use in rail transport flooring systems at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) show to be held in New Orleans, LA, (Booth #5254), on October 3-5, 2011.

Visitors to the Rogers booth at the APTA show can demonstrate their eagle eye and steady hand while taking their chance to hit a bullseye to win an iPad. In doing so they'll learn more about the valuable features and benefits of BISCO MF-1.

Rogers BISCO MF-1 materials, used in railway seating applications worldwide, is a lightweight, flame retardant silicone product that can be easily fabricated into a wide range of cushioning and sealing applications where performance and long life are critical. BISCO MF-1 seating materials are produced to meet various flame, smoke and toxicity (FST) standards around the globe to ensure worry free usability. BISCO MF-1 materials reduce hot spots and improve rider comfort.

Rogers will also demonstrate its capabilities to support Floating Floor Designs at the APTA show with its BISCO L3 product. With applications engineering collaboration, Rogers works with designers in selecting the proper BISCO Silicones for use in railcar floating floor designs, enabling them to quickly evaluate options for materials that meet their specific design needs.

BISCO L3 open cell foams are developed specifically to meet the unique performance requirements of railcar flooring systems. Consistently demonstrating customized stiffness characteristics and excellent elasticity, BISCO L3 silicone foams ensure maximum vibration isolation under all travel conditions. The superior mechanical loss factor of L3 foams contributes to the overall damping of the flooring system, dissipating the intended amount of energy more effectively than alternative materials.

For more information on the full range of BISCO Silicones from Rogers Corporation's High Performance Foams Division, visit

About Rogers Corporation

Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) is a global technology leader in specialty materials and components that enable high performance and reliability of consumer electronics, power electronics, mass transit, clean technology, and telecommunications infrastructure. With more than 179 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Rogers provides product designers with solutions to their most demanding challenges. Rogers' products include advanced circuit materials for wireless infrastructure, power amplifiers, radar systems, high speed digital; power electronics for high-voltage rail traction, hybrid-electric vehicles, wind and solar power conversion; and high performance foams for sealing and energy management in smart phones, aircraft and rail interiors, automobiles and apparel; and other advanced materials for diverse markets including defense and consumer products. Headquartered in Connecticut (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Belgium, China, Germany, and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit

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