Silicone Profiles for Transport

Siltec produces various silicone profiles and silicone seals for use in the transport industry. This includes profiles for: cars agricultural vehicles, construction machinery, cable cars, and interior fittings for buses, motorhomes, and caravans.

The silicone profile offering contains materials that meet the demanding requirements of the transport sector. These profiles can be heat resistant, dirt repellent, and UV resistant. Siltec maintains a high expectation in regard to the products’ appearance and haptic and committed to the goal of achieving short delivery times. The offering includes silicone profiles in a variety of colors and the manufacturing of both small and large series.

Siltec believes compliance with fire and safety standards is of paramount importance for the transportation sector. For this reason, Siltec offers components containing low smoke gas toxicity, which are both non-flammable and self-extinguishing.

For automobile and vehicle manufacturing Siltec profiles are primarily seals or covers for edges. While in road construction the profiles provide a wider variety of applications.

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Advantages of our silicone profiles in the transport sector

Our silicone profiles and silicone profile seals fully meet the required quality standards for the transportation sector

Quality characteristics of Siltec materials

We offer these important features for selection:

  • Colorfast

  • UV resistant

  • Ozone resistant

  • Dirt-repellent (hydrophob)

  • Optimized sliding properties

Flexibility and individuality in production

We can adapt to your needs:

  • Many color options

  • Large selection of possible Shore A hardness (from 10 to 90 Shore A DIN53505)

  • Batch size from 25 meters (no upper limit)

  • Temperature resistant from -60°C to 300°C

  • Ability to offer complicated profile geometries

Silicone profile for transport
Silicone profiel for transport

Legal standards for silicone profiles in transport

Our profiles meet relevant European standards, including DIN EN 45545-2 (former DIN 5510). Additionally, upon request we can provide customized profiles that provide verification for:

  • DIN EN 45545-2

  • Various classes of the UL94 standard, e.g. UL94 V0, HB or V1

  • BfR XV

  • FDA §177.2600

The required conformity depends on the specific application and your requirements. We would be pleased to advise you on your needs with our experience and expertise.

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