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SIL16 Silicone Sponge Cord

Stocked in both black and white, SIL16 sponge cord is a medium density closed-cell silicone that can be produced in a wide range of colours and diameters. 

MVQ sponge cords are often used for sealing electrical enclosures, exterior light fittings and handheld instruments, protecting them from moisture and dust ingress. They are able to meet IP Class 67.

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Details & Specs

Technical


Extrusions

SIL10

SIL16

SIL24

SIL33

Property

Units

Typical Value

Typical Value

Typical Value

Typical Value

Test Method

Density

kg.m³

200

250

400

530

BSENISO 845

lb.ft³

12.5

15.5

25

33

Hardness

Shore OO

35 ±5

45 ±5

65 ±5

80 ±5

ASTM D2240

Shore A

15.5

5

17

30

Compression
Stress
40% Strain
***

kPa

50

90

165

470

BSENISO 3386
Part 1,2

PSI

7.3

13

24

68

Compression
Stress
25% strain

kPa

28

38

83

214

ASTM D1056

PSI

4

5.5

12

31

Tensile Strength 

MPa

0.6

0.6

0.75

2.0

BSENISO 1798

PSI

87

87

108

290

Elongation to failure

%

140

145

120

130

BSENISO 1798

Compression Set 50% Compression 24hrs Recovery,
22 hrs
70°C (158°F)

%

5.0

3.8

3.0

3.0

BSENISO 1856

Compression Set 50% Compression 24hrs Recovery,
22 hrs
70°C (158°F)

%

6.7

4.8

4.3

6.0

BSENISO 1856

Datasheets

Chemical Resistance

Availability and Fabrication Possibility

  • any industrial application
  • PSA options available
  • can be joined into rings or frames
  • can also be extruded into sponge tubes, sponge strips or special sections
  • because of its closed cell nature able to meet IP Class 67

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