New Product: CAC hoses

July 13, 2017

CAC HosesSFS has added a range of CAC hoses.  These convoluted hoses, with outer steel rings, are designed to cope with engine vibration.  While special hoses can be made to customer specification, SFS also offers a standard range of sizes – 63mm, 76mm, 89mm & 102mm.  These hoses can be manufactured from different grades of silicone and […]

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SFS Exhibits at Railtex 2017

May 12, 2017

Following the development of the SP-RL range of fire-retardant silicone sponge, SFS decided to exhibit at Railtex 2017. It was the first time this new product was on show, along with our other ranges of products aimed specifically at  the rail industry.  The exhibition was successful, with lots of new contacts made.    

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20 Years for SFS

May 5, 2017

SFS celebrated its 20 year anniversary on the 5th May 2017.  The original company (Silicone Fabrication Services Ltd) set up by David Sargent and John Soanes, has evolved into The SFS Manufacturing Group Ltd.  It now incorporates two factories (Luton and Blackburn), making silicone rubber products, as well as a tool-shop in South Wales.    SFS would […]

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New Product: Fire-retardant, low smoke/low toxic Silicone Sponge

April 13, 2017

SFS has developed a silicone sponge that meets the latest fire and smoke approvals.  Independent testing has verified that SFS products meet EN45545-2 and UL94-V0. The SP-RL grades of silicone sponge have been developed for the rail industry.  SP-RL silicone sponges have inherent advantages of non-cellular silicone. Better Sealing Lower closure force, enabling thinner and […]

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New Product: Viton-Lined Silicone Hoses

March 13, 2017

SFS has developed a process for manufacturing Viton-lined silicone hoses.  The Viton-lining is fuel resistant as well as offering excellent chemical resistance.  A maximum temperature rating of 250°C is possible by using a high-temp silicone and Aramid reinforcement.

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