silicone rubber


silicone rubber
noun
made from silicone elastomers; retains flexibility resilience and tensile strength over a wide temperature range
Hypernyms: ↑rubber, ↑synthetic rubber

* * *

noun
: rubber made from silicone elastomers and characterized by its retention of flexibility, resilience, and tensile strength over a wide temperature range (as from -100° to +500° F) and its resistance to weathering, the electric arc, and many chemicals

* * *

any of the synthetic rubbers made from silicone elastomers.
[1940-45]

* * *

silicone rubber,
a rubber made of oxygen and silicon that can keep its rubberlike properties at much higher and lower temperatures than natural rubber or any other type of synthetic rubber. Silicon rubber is used in such products as seals, gaskets, and other parts of machinery exposed to high temperatures.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Silicone rubber — is a polymer that has a backbone of silicon oxygen linkages, the same bond that is found in quartz, glass and sand. Normally, heat is required to vulcanise (set) the silicone rubber; this is normally carried out in a two stage process at the… …   Wikipedia

  • silicone rubber — n. a rubberlike polymer prepared from certain silicones: it maintains its elasticity over a wide range of temperatures and is used in gaskets, insulation, etc …   English World dictionary

  • silicone rubber —    A cold cure molding polymer compound which can withstand the heat of molten lead. It is mixed from a rubber based solution and a catalyst. Silicone rubber is used for small scale casting. As a gel, silicone is available in tubes from any… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • silicone rubber — noun Date: 1944 rubber made from silicone elastomers and noted for its retention of flexibility, resilience, and tensile strength over a wide temperature range …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • silicone rubber — any of the synthetic rubbers made from silicone elastomers. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • silicone rubber — noun A variety of synthetic polymeric silicones having physical properties similar to natural rubber but increased chemical stability …   Wiktionary

  • Silicone rubber keypad — Silicone Rubber keypads ( also known as Elastomeric Keypads ) are used extensively in both consumer and industrial electronic products as a low cost and reliable switching solution. Technology The technology uses the compression molding… …   Wikipedia

  • silicone-rubber sealant — A semi liquid sealant which keeps out oil and water but not gasoline. Also called RTV sealant …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Injection molding of liquid silicone rubber — (LSR) is a process to produce pliable, durable parts in high volume.Liquid silicone rubber is a high purity platinum cured silicone with low compression set, great stability and ability to resist extreme temperatures of heat and cold ideally… …   Wikipedia

  • Liquid Silicone Rubber — Produkte aus Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) (dt.: Flüssig Silikon), sind aufgrund der universellen Materialeigenschaften vielseitig einsetzbar. In der Automobilindustrie reicht es beispielsweise von Schutzmänteln für Zündkerzenstecker,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia