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Silicone Rubber Properties for Pharmaceutical Applications

Silicone rubber is widely used within the pharmaceutical industry as it maintains its sealing properties at extreme high and low temperatures (-60°C to + 200°C). Moreover, silicone is inert and resistant to many chemicals making it an ideal choice for many processing applications. Viking Extrusion’s specially formulated grades of silicone are suitable for clean room applications and have the following accreditations:

  • FDA Compliant to 21 CFR 177.2600
  • WRC approved to M103580/A-H
  • EC1935/2004
  • German B f R compliance chapter XV
  • Certified to USP Class VI
  • Free from Phthalate
  • Free from TSE/BSE bi-products.

Platinum cured grades of silicone are also available. These materials eradicate the use of peroxide during the curing process and are commonly used within the pharmaceutical industry.

Our commitment to quality is reflected in our ISO 9001: 2015 accreditation. All products manufactured are produced within tight tolerances and are fully traceable back to their material batch and supplied with certificates of conformity.

For more information on our available material please contact  one of our technical advisors.

Silicone Products for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Viking extrusions have over 25 years’ experience supplying a wide range of silicone parts to the pharmaceutical industry. Some commonly produced parts include:

  • Door Seals
  • Autoclave seals
  • Butterfly seals
  • Tank seals
  • Tubing
  • CNC Cut gaskets
  • Moulded parts

Learn more about the products manufactured by Viking Extrusions.

Inflatable Seals for Pharmaceutical Applications

Viking Extrusions are experienced and industry leading manufacturers of silicone rubber inflatable seals. Our custom-built inflatable seals provide air-tight sealing solutions for situations where sealing gaps may vary. Some applications for inflatable seals include:

  • Passbox seals
  • Autoclave seals
  • Containment door seals
  • Steriliser seals

Inflatable seals can be supplied in a range of shapes, lengths, colours and with bespoke valves to provide positive connection to existing systems. Our lead times are significantly shorter than the industry standard and we experienced in providing solutions for emergency and shut-down situations.

To learn more about inflatable seals please visit our dedicated page. Here you may download a copy of our brochure which contains more detailed information about our existing tooling and capabilities.

Learn More About Pharmaceutical Applications for Silicone Rubber

For more information on how Viking Extrusions can provide solutions for pharmaceutical applications please contact our team of technical advisors who will be able to assist with any queries.