Silastic® brand silicone and
fluorosilicone elastomers from Dow Corning for fabricating
design engine mounts that effectively isolate and dampen
noise and vibration. With superior heat resistance compared to organics,
silicone rubber engine mounts can help reduce vehicle mass by eliminating the
need for heat shields.
Tighter clearances and higher temperatures are challenges
high-consistency rubber (HCR), liquid
silicone rubber (LSR) and fluoro liquid silicone rubber (F-LSR) elastomers
can give you options for design, processing speed and added fuel and oil
resistance for advanced engine mounts that can:
Custom compounds can meet design-specific requirements
Rely on Dow Corning's elastomer compounding
expertise for help to:
Early designs of shock-absorbing bumper systems used solid silicone rubber
to help reduce crash damage.
Learn more about the
properties and performance advantages of silicones and other specialty
materials from Dow Corning.
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