metal detectable silicone rubber sheeting

Silicone Rubber Sheeting Metal Detectable

Item Code: RC0323-MD
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Key Features

  • FDA approved for food & beverage contact
  • High working temperature range
  • Good durability & physical properties
  • Resistant to weathering, UV & Ozone damage
  • Highly flexible
  • Easy to cut to size
  • Adhesive backing available

Product Description

This metal detectable silicone rubber sheeting is an FDA approved, high quality sheet. What sets this product apart from our other food safe products is that this sheeting contains additives which are visible to metal detector scanning equipment. This enables you to easily identify and remove any unwanted fragments from your products.

Metal detectable silicone sheets are now commonplace in many different food processing as well as pharmaceutical applications. It minimises the risk of foreign objects contaminating food or sensitive equipment. This ensures that both you and your customers have peace of mind at all times.

We supply our metal detectable silicone rubber sheeting in industry standard blue. We stock a range of thicknesses from 0.5mm to 10mm to ensure you get the perfect product to match your specific requirements.


Application: Food / Drink Preparation, Food Handling, Metal Detectable, Surgical Equipment, Safety Sheeting
Product: Metal Detectable Sheeting
Hardness (Shore A): 60
Material: Silicone
Colour: Blue

Potential Applications

  • Commercial catering industries
  • Food preparation & packaging
  • Pharmaceutical industries
  • Gaskets, joints, seals & strips
  • Isolation barriers
  • Transfer & joining sleeves

Technical Data

Properties Values
Tensile Strength 8.0 MPa
Elongation at Break 370%
Tear Strength 21 N/mm
Compression Set (24h, 150°C) 11%
Compression Set (22h, 300°C) 11%
Magnetic Pull 7.3mm
Operating Temperature -60°C to +200°C
Brittle Point -80°C (-112°F)
Limiting Oxygen Index 24.0%
Thermal Conductivity 0.24 W.m-1 .K.1
Radiation Resistance >105 Grays (107 Rads) typical
Dielectric Strength 23
Dielectric Constant 2.9
Dissipation Factor 3x10-4
Volume Resistivity 3x1015Ω.cm
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