Medical Grade Silicone

This premium medical grade silicone is commonly used in healthcare applications and within medical devices. Medical grade silicone must meet high standards of safety and biocompatibility such as CFR177.2600 within the FDA regulations and has been tested to meet USP Class 6 standards.

Common Applications of Medical Grade Silicone

  • Earplugs
  • Hearing aids
  • Shunts and septums
  • Variety of seals, stoppers, valves, and clips

Common Processes

  • Transfer & Compression Molding
  • Liquid Injection Molding
  • Extrusion

Properties of Medical Grade Silicone

This material is low volatile, peroxide free, platinum cured and does not discolor over time with superior temperature and chemical resistance. The ingredients used to make this product are also listed in CFR 177.2600. This FDA regulation deals with rubber articles intended for repeated use in contact with food with for medical devices. This material is ozone and UV resistan, is an excellent gasketing material and it is available in 30-80 Durometer.

Medical Grade Silicone from Blaylock Gasket & Packing

We provide materials to customers who engineer or fabricate products for healthcare applications. Healthcare applications are defined as after sale uses such as medical devices, dental and optical applications, pharmaceutical production and/or delivery systems. We do not promote the use of our materials in which our material is implanted into the body.

Medical Grade Silicone Specifications

Material Silicone
Type
Medical Grade
Durometer, Shore "A" 60
Thickness 0.125 in
Width 36 in
Specific Gravity 1.17 g/cc
Tensile Strength 1200 psi
Elongation 600%
Tear, PPI DIE "B" 150
Temperature Range -80 to 450 ºF

 The values are typical properties and are provided for information only. They should not be used to set specification requirements. Call us to help determine if this material is suitable for your application.

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