Making the right choice for a Silicone profile with optimum sealing capabilities is vital.
Silex can offer a technical or simple solution depending upon our customer’s requirements.
A selection of popular design solutions are listed below as a quick guide to assist our customers in their choice of suitable Silicone Rubber extrusions.
Silex currently hold over 8000 dies, so there is a good chance that we already have a suitable profile for your application. If not, bespoke dies are simple and easy to produce and are therefore very inexpensive.
Silex Silicone extruded profiles can be designed for mechanical fixing or with adhesive backing depending upon the application.
|Silicone Sponge Cord||For compliant soft sealing normally held in place within a groove slightly smaller than the cord|
|Silicone Solid Cord||Typical 'O' ring seal capabilities|
|High Temp P-Sections||Simple seal where a metal strip is fixed on the tail to bolt through to the mating metalwork|
|Silicone Double P Profile||As the regular 'P' profile but double the sealing capabilities|
|Silicone T Profile||Typical section often used in Food packaging where the tail is held within a groove Silicone|
|U-Profiles||Edge protection for all panel thicknesses|
|Silicone U Profile with Bubble||Section with bubble edge protection with extra sealing ability|
|Silicone e Profile||Acts as a hollow seal with added advantage of a groove for panel fixing|
|Silicone D Profile||Simple seal with soft sealing ability|
|Silicone D Profile||Solid 'D' profile with a firmer sealing than the hollow version|
|Silicone h Profile||Panel fixing profile with sealing tail|
|Silicone H Profile||Typical profile for sealing two adjoining panels|
|Silicone Tadpole Profile||Regular silicone bulb seal with a tail for mechanical fixing|
|Silicone Omega Profile||Bulbous seal with retaining 'T' bar for fixing|
|Silicone Omega Profile||Bulbous seal with dove-tail fixing|
|Silicone Lip Seal||Simplistic design with many variations. The Lip allows compliant sealing of wider gaps and low compression force requirements|
|Silicone Sponge Strip||In square or rectangular format for soft compliant sealing|
|Silicone Strip||Solid silicone square or rectangular profile for firm sealing applications|
|Silicone Glazing Seal||Regular window seal with infill strip which created a positive seal on the glass and panel|
|Oven Door Seal||Typical domestic oven door seal with hollow core to allow for inclusion of metal clips|
|Silicone C Profile||Also known as clip profile, commonly used for lining metal pipe clamps for insulation and vibration damping|
|Silicone Multilumen Tube||Multiple tube profile for multi-fluid transfer|
|Silicone Draught Excluder||Window and door seal with finned tail for groove insertion|
|Silicone Glazing Wedge||Wedge profile for sealing and securing glazing and panel units|
|Silicone Inflatable Seal||Normal/Inflated||Low pressure inflatable profile for component and quick release sealing|
|Silicone Mushroom Profile||Sealing between panels with aesthetic top profile|
|Silicone Mushroom Profile||Robust sealing profile with tail for insertion into a groove|
|Silicone Capping Profile||Edging and capping profile with arrowhead fixing|
|Silicone L Profile||Corner protection and sealing profile|
|Silicone Bespoke Profile||Customer specified profile designed to suit a specific application|
|Bespoke Dual Hardness Profile||Combined solid rubber with soft sponge for technical sealing solutions. Co-extrusion technology.|
|Silicone Interlock Profile||Bespoke interlocking sections for specific technical applications|