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Saint Gobain Performance Foams

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Foams

Saint-Gobain is a global leader in the production and distribution of high-performance materials, including foams and tapes that are widely used in various automotive, construction, aerospace, energy and electronic markets.

The high-performance products offered by Saint-Gobain include:

As an authorized distributor and converter of Saint-Gobain Performance products, we are committed to offering the highest quality materials while offering superior service and quality.

Designed for lifelong protection against environmental and mechanical influences, gasketing foam solutions provide excellent performance that helps manufacturers reach new performance levels with their products. Superior sealing and dampening functionality in harsh to more benign in and outdoor conditions characterize our broad gasketing foams portfolio. Compressible, elastomeric foam tapes are available with or without adhesive in a wide range of thicknesses, widths and compressibility values that outperform traditional sealing methods. Gasketing foams eliminate the sticky problems associated with other types of sealants and their dimensional stability allows for time-saving and easy positioning.

Features & Benefits

Saint Gobain products offer superior adhesion, cushioning, insulation, and are available in a variety of sizes, shapes, and densities. Some of the best advantages of using the brand includes:

  1. Flexible sealing – Highly conformable barrier adapts easily to irregular surfaces and prevents air, vapor, moisture, water, dirt and sound infiltration
  2. Special foam cell structures and densities – Excellent vibration absorption and cushioning foam and cell properties protect your products from mechanical influences
  3. Dimensional stability – No running, dripping or oozing from the joint allows for easy and time-saving handling
  4. Flexible product configuration options – OEM certified and UL listed solutions with and without adhesives, extrusions, precise die-cut parts and flame retardant options ensure long life of your end products in automotive, transportation, building and construction, industrial and aerospace applications

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Silicone Solid Rubber Gasketing Foams

R10450 – Reinforced Silicone Sponge Rubber

Norseal R10450 reinforced silicone sponge rubber is a versatile, closed-cell sponge that is suitable for most gasketing purposes. It is flexible, compressible, and can withstand extreme temperatures, has superb weatherproofing, electrical conductivity, and no-stick properties. This material is available in sheets, rolls, and custom configurations.

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R10460: – Medium Grade Silicone Sponge Rubber

Norseal R10460 is a flame-retardant (UL 94 HB/ V-1 for thicknesses > 11.7 mm) medium grade silicone sponge rubber that is suitable for gasketing in extreme temperature ranges. It is flexible, compressible, weather-resistant, has high electrical strength, and features non-stick properties. It is available in sheets, rolls and custom configurations, with either acrylic or silicone pressure-sensitive adhesive.

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R10470: Specification grade Closed-Cell Sponge

Norseal R10470M silicone sponge rubber is a high-quality closed-cell silicone sponge ideal for use in a variety of gasketing applications. It is characterized by flexibility and compressibility, making it suitable for use in extreme temperatures. Additionally, this product features great weatherability, compression set resistance, electrical strength, and non-stick properties. It is available in sheets, rolls, and custom configurations with either acrylic or silicone pressure-sensitive adhesive.

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F12 – Ultimate fireblocking silicone foam for fire- and heat-resistant gaskets

Saint-Gobain® Norseal® F-12 silicone foam offers a variety of benefits and applications, including superior flame retardancy, low toxic gas emissions, and excellent compression set resistance. This makes F-12 an excellent choice for fire- and heat-resistant gaskets, seals and cushioning, as well as radiant heat shields and insulation blankets that require one or more of these features. Additionally, F-12’s low density allows for weight savings in aircraft and aerospace applications, while its compression set, fire resistance, and excellent weathering properties make it ideal for lamp gaskets for high intensity lighting that must function safely outdoors.

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Norseal F-12 Features:

  • FAR 25.856 (A-1 and B) and Bombardier Smp 800-C compliance
  • UL 94 V-0 rating
  • Low toxicity and smoke generation
  • High compression set resistance
  • Lightweight
  • FDA extractables 21.CFR 177.2600 compliant for food contact
  • Can be cast onto various substrates, including heat shielding materials, tear-resistant materials, and vapor barriers
  • Pressure-sensitive adhesive tape available in Norseal Silicone SNS 512AF product line

F20 Medium-density, closed-cell silicone foam rubber

Saint-Gobain® Norseal® F-20 is a medium-density, closed-cell silicone foam rubber product with superior flame-retardant capabilities. It is an ideal choice for gasketing, insulation, and damping applications in aircraft, aerospace, mass transit, military, and electronic systems, where smoke, flame, and toxicity requirements are especially stringent. F-20 also offers excellent compression set resistance to environmental conditions, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. use F12 as guide It can be acquired in sheets or custom configurations, or as PSA tape 520AF.

Norseal F-20 Features:

  • Meets key industry standards: FAR 25.853, Bombardier SMP 800-C, NFPA 130, UL V0
  • UL 50E gasket and seals for electrical enclosures
  • Non-toxic, low smoke generation and low flame spread
  • Smooth surface for sealing against air, dust, light and moisture
  • Excellent compression set resistance
  • Excellent resistance to ultraviolet light, ozone and extreme temperatures
  • Meets requirements of FDA extractables 21.CFR 177.2600 for food contact
  • Closed-cell foam meets AMS 3195
  • Non-corrosive for use with metals and in hostile environments
  • Pressure-sensitive adhesive tape with Norseal Silicone SNS 520AF product line

Norseal General Purpose 300 – 700 series silicone solid

The Norseal 300 – 700 series silicone solid is a general-purpose rubber that comes in sheets measuring 36 inches by 36 inches. It is available in a range of hardness from 30 to 70 durometer on the Shore A scale.

This material has a smooth, defect-free surface, low compression set, and low outgassing. It has excellent release characteristics and a long service life, as well as good chemical and fluid resistance. It is capable of meeting ZZ-R-765, Federal Specification A-A-59588 Class 2A, 2B, and AMS-3300 specification.

Often used in the automotive industry, aerospace industry, and electrical equipment manufacturing. Good compression set resistance and excellent flame retardancy. It also has good electrical insulation properties and can be formulated to meet UL 94V-0 flammability requirements. Overall,a versatile material that can withstand harsh environments and provide reliable performance in demanding applications.

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9030-9070 series:

Norseal 9050 Solid Silicone is an all-purpose silicone rubber that comes in 36″ lengths. It has a range of hardness ratings from a soft 30 Durometer to a hard 70 Durometer on the Shore A scale.

Product 9050 is a high-quality material that offers a smooth, defect-free surface, low compression set, low outgassing, excellent release characteristics, and a long service life. It is also resistant to a variety of chemicals and fluids, and is capable of meeting ZZ-R-765 class 2A and 2B, Federal Specification A-A-59588 Class 2A and 2B, and specification AMS-3300. In addition, it meets FDA 21 CFR 177.2600.

Used in a variety of applications, Norseal 9050 is used in MRI/CAT scan cabinets, flood lights and spotlights, commercial appliances, dielectric barriers, L bar sealer, and used to create a secure seal around soldering equipment, protecting it from dust, water and other contaminants.

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Silicone Adhesive Tapes

Norseal 512AF

Norseal 512AF is designed for performance in extreme temperature applications, with F-12 lightweight flame-resistant foam, a modified cell structure, and a film-supported acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive. Its Silicone SNS tapes are known for their long service life, weatherability, compression set resistance, and electrical resistivity.

If you’re searching for a medium-density closed silicone rubber product that is both eco-friendly and frame-resistant for gasketing, insulation, and dampening, then the 512AF is the product for you. It offers outstanding compression set resistance and is frequently the preferred choice in aircraft, aerospace, mass transit, military, and electronic applications with stringent smoke, flame, and toxicity requirements.

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Norseal 520AF

Norseal 520AF combines the benefits of F-20 closed cell flame-resistant foam and a film-supported acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive, making it a great option for extreme temperature applications. The Silicone SNS tapes offered by Norseal are renowned for their extended service life, weatherability, compression set resistance and electrical resistivity.

Norseal 520AF is an industrial material used in a variety of applications, such as drones, GPS, walkie talkies, environmental gasketing, noise reduction, clamping of hot parts, and electrolysis reduction between dissimilar metals.

Norseal 100S

Norseal 100S is a silicone sponge featuring a high-temperature silicone adhesive that provides superior performance in service life, weatherability, compression set resistance, and electrical resistivity when exposed to extreme temperatures, compared to other elastomer tapes. Norseal Silicone SNS tapes are the ideal choice for these demanding applications.

With a lasting service life, weather resistance, compression set resistance, and electrical resistivity in extreme temperature applications, it also comes in a range of widths and thicknesses, making it ideal for gasketing, cushioning, thermal insulation and vibration dampening purposes.

With materials & services to make every part of your project more seamless, and an experienced team to help you, creating fabricated products has never been easier.

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has been offering cost-effective, practical resolutions for nearly 50 years for sealing, bonding, thermal management products as well as acoustical and vibration dampening products. Whether you need a product for automotive, medical, or industrial applications, Saint Gobain Performance Foams may be the right solution for you.

Listed above are only a small selection of the wide variety of products KraFAB has available to assist you with the best materials for your next project. Please contact us at KraFAB to review your needs, get a sample or to place an order today.