Rogers Corporation BISCO Silicone Materials to Be on Display at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany

Carol Stream, IL - Rogers Corporation's High Performance Foams Division will be exhibiting its BISCO® silicone materials at the upcoming Aircraft Interiors Expo at the Hamburg Messe (Booth #6A40), April 5-7, 2011. BISCO® materials on display include the A2 Sound Barrier material, BF-1000 premium carpet padding, and the next generation development aircraft seating foam.

Rogers will also stage a BISCO A2 Sound Barrier Challenge at its booth where participants can experience the reduction in noise by using the A2 material. Participants will be entered in a drawing to win a free Bose® Noise Canceling Headset.

BISCO Silicone materials are used by aircraft manufacturers and tier suppliers for high performance sealing, gasketing, cushioning and vibration/noise control. They offer superior flame, smoke and toxicity (FST) resistance, excellent performance over a range of temperatures, and extreme resistance to compression-set and creep.

The BISCO A2 Sound Barrier is a solid silicone rubber engineered to meet rugged FST requirements and to block sound transmission reducing noise in aircraft interiors. Rogers has recently introduced an improved version, the BISCO A2R, with greater tensile strength and durability. These enhancements allow the new BISCO A2R (reinforced) to be used in more places throughout the aircraft interior and also within the acoustic insulation package.

For more information on BISCO Silicones from Rogers Corporation, 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 178 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

Rogers BISCO A2 Sound Barrier material will be on display at the 2011 Aircraft Interiors Expo.

Contact: Bob Mayoh
VP Account Services
Sheppard Leger Nowalk Inc.
Phone: (401) 276-0233 x0

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