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Expanding Possibilities; Printing on Silicone

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Expanding Possibilities; Printing on Silicone

At Silex we are constantly striving to expand our capabilities in order to offer our customers an increasing range of possibilities. These efforts have seen the introduction of printing services offered by Silex. Whether you require simple markings of digits or numbers in a single colour, or exotic, complex logos and designs, Silex has a number of options available. Inkjet printing is offered as an inline only process, where continual marking with letters, digits or logos on extruded products is…

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Introducing New SIL 20 FDA Sheets

Further bolstering our comprehensive stock ranges, Silex is proud to announce the introduction of our new SIL 20 FDA approved sponge sheeting. Available in 1m wide rolls, in thicknesses from 1.5mm to 12mm, this product has proven to be of outstanding quality, with even the thicker variations being very flat, unlike many similar products on the market. With a standard temperature range of -60°C to 230°C, Silex SIL 20 also features low compression set, excellent resistance to weathering, UV and …

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NEW PRODUCT - Ultra Thin Silicone Film

ULTRA THIN SILICONE FILM   Complimenting our extensive range of Silicone rubber sheeting, we are pleased to announce that we are now distributing a new range of Ultra Thin Silicone Film manufactured by Wacker Chemie GmbH. The new ELASTOSIL® Film range of thin, 100% silicone films is a new form of presentation that greatly extends the reach of high tech silicone technology and offers pioneering, key advantages. New: Thin and Precise Silicone Films Produced from addition curing silicone r…

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New Investment in Twin Calendar Lines

NEW INVESTMENT IN TWIN CALENDAR LINES Silex have invested in two new Calendar lines for speciality silicone sheet manufacture. The first line due to commence production in late September 2014 is a 4 roll precision "DR COLLIN GmbH" Calendar which will produce up to 700mm wide composite solid and sponge silicone sheet.  This sheet will be further processed into pads for a major domestic appliance manufacturer as a switch pad. The second line is a 1600mm wide, 3 roll "RODOLFO COMERIO" Calendar c…

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New Website Now Live!

NEW WEBSITE NOW LIVE! Packed with products, technical information and a whole array of useful and comprehensive data sheets, our all new website goes live in November 2013. The focus of this new website is to bring a wider choice of Silicone rubber products to new and existing customers, an easy to navigate site and a significantly enlarged on-line shop. With access to various easy to use product selector guides supported with full technical data sheets and related documentation the new Silex…

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Contract Awarded

What better way to show off your new sports trainers than to have them displayed over Silex Silicone textured silicone sheets! On this occasion, the contract awarded to us was made by a major point of sale design company acting on behalf of a global sports shoe brand. Silex Silicones are often used in creative ways in the retail sector, such is the versatility of this unique material, take a look at our gallery to see more innovative applications.

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Planning Approved!

Building work will commence in November 2013 extending one of our factories in Bordon. Our new extension will provide much needed additional space for special new machinery and will create further employment opportunities within the Bordon area. Completion is expected around February/March 2014.

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We make Curtains too!

The Frankfurt Motor Show, September 2013, witnessed a number of Auto manufacturers launch their respective new cars to the global press and public audiences. So how do you present your new car?  With ribbons?  Beautiful models?  Pyrotechnics? No! you simply use Imagination and drive your new vehicle through a 4700kg silicone curtain.  Imagination Ltd is a multi-national independent, creative communications company with their Headquarters in London. Acting on behalf of their client, Ford Motor…

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Airbus A380 Protected with Silex Silicone

You know the feeling, when you buy a brand new Airbus A380, you don't want to scratch it! Solution?  Bump strips and kick strips in fire retardant Silicone strategically placed on galley walls and floor skirtings preventing damage from food and drinks trolleys. For more information on this product please email us and we will be pleased to put you in contact with the Distributor.     Bump Strip - Aboard a BA A380 Airbus showing our Silicone strip on the wall of the galley.     Kick Strip…

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