New silicone material for the food and beverage industry offers superior chemical and temperature resistance in aggressive environments. Product can be molded into custom-tailored profiles and blocks microwave radiation leakage in large commercial applications. The material incorporates proprietary fillers in a rubber base and is compliant with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration requirements. Product is a durable seal safe for human interaction. The material was developed in response to a customer request by a residential and commercial oven manufacturer. The silicone is resistant to high temperatures, aggressive chemicals and grease. Company also developed a new manufacturing process that enables the facility to produce the material without concerns about cross-contamination.
Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies www.fnst.com