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Automotive

Automotive

Silicone for Automotive Applications

Viking Extrusions’ business originated with the supply of replacement seals for classic cars over 25 years ago. Since then we have grown with the automotive industry, working to develop innovative solutions as needs change for automotive manufacturers worldwide.

As the power, performance and safety requirements of cars has increased so has the requirement for high quality material solutions. The use of silicone has become increasingly popular in vehicle manufacturing due to it’s reliable performance in extreme high and low temperatures ( -60°C to + 200°C). Moreover, silicone has exceptional resistance to weathering. It is resistant to UV, Ozone, rain, wind, salt and many chemicals. These properties make silicone rubber an ideal choice for the automotive industry as it can increase the service life automotive assemblies. 

 Related Products

Silicone rubber’s versatility lends its self to being used in a wide variety of car parts including:

  • EV Battery Seals
  • Engine Gaskets
  • Ignition Cables
  • Grommets
  • Radiator Seals
  • Performance Hoses
  • Vibration Dampening
  • Window Seals
  • Door Seals
  • Floor Matting
  • Interior Seals

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Prototype Work and Production Capabilities

Our agile production management enables us to provide solutions all the way through the manufacturing process from initial prototyping work to mass production schedules. We offer low MOQs and fast lead times on prototyping work. We can turn around new tooling and sample runs in just 10 – 14 working days.

Our ISO9001: 2015 approval demonstrates the quality of our production and our ability to meet important production schedules. We are experienced in mass producing parts with full PPAP documentation for the duration of production.

Case Studies

Due to our experience, expertise and on-going commitment to quality we are proud to have worked on projects with some of the largest car manufacturers in the world, as well as elite motorsport racing teams including:

  • Aston Martin
  • Jaguar-Land Rover
  • Lotus F1
  • Mercedes AMG
  • BMW
  • Caterham
  • Williams F1
  • Rover Classics
  • Renault Sport
  • Nissan
  • Honda
  • Force India Formula One
  • DeLorean

Find Out More

To find out more about our solutions for the automotive industry please contact one of our experienced Technical Advisors.