Please see our LATEST NEWS for information about current raw material shortages and price increases

Silicone Rubber Cord (40° Shore)

Our 40 shore solid cords are a more pliable option than our standard 60 shore cords. This product is stocked in translucent in diameters from 3-12mm, but is available in almost any colour or size upon request. 

Silex cords are used for a huge variety of applications, from decorative, art and design, to industrial, automotive, electrical and HVAC. 

From: £78.00 Inc. VAT £65.00 Ex. VAT

Clear

We can produce this product in almost any size or colour. If you can't find what you're looking for enquire now

Product price
Additional options total:
Order total:
Enquire Now

Details & Specs

Technical

  • FDA § 177.2600 compliant
  • BFR XV “Silicones” compliant
  • Compliant to 1935/2004
  • Usable in Dairy, Sanitary or Industrial Applications

 


Property

Condition

Curing Agent E

Curing Agent C1

Method

Appearance

-

transparent 

transparent 

-

Hardness Shore A

-

40° ± 5

40° ± 5

DIN ISO 48-4

Density

-

1.12 g/cm³

1.12 g/cm³

DIN EN ISO 1183-1 A

Tensile strength

-

10.0 N/mm²

11.0 N/mm²

ISO 37 type 1

Elongation at break

-

580 %

730 %

ISO 37 type 1

Tear strength

-

23 N/mm

28 N/mm

ASTM D 624 B

Compression Set[1]

22 h | 175 °C

36 %

16 %

-

Rebound resilience

-

56 %

50 %

ISO 4662

 

Cure conditions (post-cured 4 h / 200 °C):
1.5 % ELASTOSIL® AUX Crosslinker E (50% paste of bis-(2,4-dichlorobenzoyl)-peroxide in silicone fluid); 10 min / 135°C in press
0.7 % ELASTOSIL® AUX Crosslinker C1 (Dicumylperoxide); 15 min /165 °C in press

Chemical Resistance

Availability and Fabrication Possibility

  • Available in continous coils of 25m
  • Can be cut down to any given length
  • Can be joined as frames or rings
  • Many different diameters possible and available from stock
  • Can be extruded as a profile as well (please enquire)

Can we help you?

If you’d like to discuss your idea, requirements or application with a member of our technical team, fill out the form below or contact us.
  • Choose File
    Max. file size: 256 MB.
  • Telephone Number:
    00 44 1420 470360
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.