Available in soft, medium and firm density, the 3R843 is available in continuous rolls and in sheets up to 2" thick. Generally, the silicone sponge has a smooth finish.
The red silicone sponge is an excellent material for gasketing applications that require a soft compressible material. It is resistant to high temperatures and UV/Ozone and offers a good compression set.
|Compression - deflection, 25%||6-9 psi (42-63 kpa)|
|Compression set 22 hours at 100°C (212°F)/50%||6%|
|Tensile strength||200 psi (1370 kpa)|
|Thermal conductivity BTU in/hr, ft², °F||0.50|