Glass silicone is a glass fabric coated with silicone resin. It has excellent arc resistance, high heat resistance, and a low dissipation factor. The material is flame resistant and meets MIL-I-24768/17 and NEMA G-7 standards. Glass silicone materials are ideal for use in applications that require good electrical and mechanical properties. It works in both dry and humid conditions.
G7 glass silicone excels when used in electronic, electrical and mechanical applications, particularly those that require materials to have high mechanical strengths and withstand extreme temperatures. It can manage exposure to temperatures up to 220 degrees Celsius (428 degrees Fahrenheit).
The specific properties of G7 glass silicone are*:
Glass silicone’s benefits include outstanding arc and heat resistance. This material also maintains its electrical properties in humid conditions and is self-extinguishing. These benefits make glass silicone a good pick for the following applications:
It can also be used in the following:
Due to its electrical resistance and stability at high temperatures, Glass Silicone Tube (G7) is often used for the tips inside of welding guns. Atlas Fibre has extensive experience in the manufacturing and fabrication of welding tips.
Is glass silicone the right thermoset composite material for your project needs? The experts at Atlas Fibre can help you decide. We’re proud to be a resource center for thermoset composites. Our team will review your project and recommend the materials that will offer the highest performance levels and serve your needs best.
We have over 60 years of experience machining and supplying thermoset composites. We are also a leading supplier of stock shapes for glass silicone. Our fabrication capabilities include more than 25 CNC mill and lathe machines. Our immense in-stock inventory allows us to offer shorter lead times, meeting our clients’ most crucial timelines.
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*Atlas Fibre LLC provides this data as information only and does not imply any warranty for its use or application. Test results for a specific sheet or lot are available for a fee upon request.Get a Free Quote