Silicone Sponge Cord

Viking Extrusions have 30 years’ experience providing silicone sponge cord to a diverse range of industries in the UK, Europe and Globally. We are ISO9001: 2015 certified and pride ourselves on supplying high quality products at competitive prices, with short lead times.

Silicone Sponge Cord Manufacturing Capabilities

We are able to supply silicone sponge cords in the following sizes:

  • From 2mm minimum diameter
  • To 80mm maximum diameter

We are able to offer minimum order quantities as low as 10m, depending on the diameter of the sponge cord. We are also able meet the demand for large production runs of many thousands of metres. Silicone sponge cord can be supplied in a range of coil lengths depending on its size.

Silicone sponge contains blowing-agent additives to give it its cellular structure, these result in a natural off-white colour. However, we are able to pigment silicone sponge to achieve most colours. We can offer colours match to RAL and Pantone numbers as well as your samples.

Silicone sponge cords are manufactured to ISO 3302-1: 2014 E3 tolerances as standard. In some instances, it may be possible for us to offer tighter tolerances. Our manufacturing tolerances can be viewed on our tolerances page. To discuss manufacturing capabilities or any other project requirements, please contact one of our experienced technical team.

Cut to Length Silicone Sponge Cord and Joined Rings

In addition to supplying silicone sponge cords in coils, we offer secondary operations whereby we can supply cords cut to any required length or joined into rings to form gaskets. We are also able to perform mitre cuts and angled joins to create more complex fabricated silicone gaskets.

For more information on our secondary operations capabilities, visit our cut to lengths and joined rings pages.

We supply a range of silicone sponge grades – for all applications.

We are able to offer many different grades of silicone sponge, our general-purpose silicone sponge is available in three densities:

GradeDensity (Imperial)Density (Metric)
VDG1616 lb/ft3250 kg/m3
VGD2424 lb/ft3400 kg/m3
VGD3333 lb/ft3600 kg/m3

We also offer specialist grades of silicone sponge including:

  • FDA Approved – Silicone sponge compliant to FRA 21 CFR 177.2600 section e-f. Supplied in light blue as standard but can be pigmented to other colours.
  • Flame Retardant – specialist silicone grades developed for use in rail and mass transit applications. Compliant to EN45545-2 and UL94 V0.
  • Fluorosilicone – Highly resistant to fuel, oil and solvents. Stable across a large temperature range.
  • Metal Detectable – contains x-ray detectable filings for use in food processing applications.
  • High Temperature – available in three density grades. Supplied in dark grey as standard.

Fore more information on materials supplied by Viking Extrusions, visit our materials page, where technical datasheets are available to be viewed and downloaded.

What are the advantages of silicone sponge cords?

Silicone sponge is the material of choice for a range of applications across multiple industries due to its many advantageous properties. Silicone sponge offers all of the benefits of solid silicone rubber whilst its cellular structure allows for better sealing at lower compression forces.

Some key properties of silicone sponge include:

Uses for Silicone Sponge Cord

We supply silicone sponge cords to a diverse range of industries worldwide. Some of the primary industries we supply include:

Get in touch with Viking Extrusions

Contact our expert team of silicone engineers for advice, quotations or any other queries.

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