Steady Growth Expected for Global Silicone Market

According to a recent industry report, it’s estimated that the global market for silicone elastomers will gradually increase to just under 600,000 metric tonnes by 2021.

Thanks to encouraging performance in end user markets such as electronics, pharmaceutical, renewable and non-renewable energy, research suggests the silicone market stood at 391,000 metric tonnes in 2015.

So why are silicone elastomers becoming an important part of industry and everyday life?

As industry standards become far stricter and the end user demands greater shelf life, silicone leaves its rivals behind and it’s all thanks to their unique properties – low thermal conductivity, low chemical reactivity, low toxicity, thermal stability and the ability to repel water and form watertight seals – that give them the edge over conventional carbon-based elastomers.

Why buy from J-Flex?

If you are looking for a friendly and helpful industrial rubber products supplier with great product knowledge and excellent customer service, then you’ve come to the right place.

We supply a vast range of quality items including rubber sheet and an array of fabrications made from premium grade elastomers including silicone and Viton™ – many of which are available for next day delivery.