Silicone and silicone sponge are comparatively lightweight materials, coupled with the fire-retardant nature of certain compounds, they are used extensively in Aerospace.

Flammability Tests:

  • FAR/JAR 25.853 (a)(1)(I) 12 sec
  • FAR/JAR25.853 (a)(1)(I) 60 sec

Fire Smoke Toxicity Test Specifications:

  • AITM 3.0005
  • ATS 1000.00
  • Bombardier SMP800C

Typical Uses:

  • Coolant and air hoses for propeller engines
  • Ventilation ducting
  • Reinforced tubing for water transport in plane galleys
  • Internal panel seals
  • Reinforced door seals