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Protective Equipment and Mask Solutions


Comfortable, effective seal.
Temperature resistant.

Ensure effective seals and comfort in protective equipment and masks. Manufacture temperature-resistant protective equipment and masks with Silastic silicone elastomers.


Deliver dependable, comfortable protective equipment and masks

As a manufacturer of protective equipment, you realize the life-affecting value of dependable, effective masks and safety equipment. Selecting XIAMETER brand silicone elastomers ensures that you are choosing the best material for protective equipment and mask applications.

Meet the demanding specifications for full- and half-face mask respirators, valves, and gaskets for applications including:

  • Military and industrial
  • Firefighting
  • Commercial airlines

Provide comfort without sacrificing protection

XIAMETER silicone elastomers feature the characteristics necessary for continued comfort and a good seal:  

  • Available in a range of hardness options to achieve just the right softness and flexibility
  • Inert XIAMETER elastomers resist both mold and bacteria to reduce potential skin irritation
  • Effective low-pressure sealing minimizes discomfort from excessive tightness
  • High tear strength ensures durability in demanding situations

You can depend on XIAMETER silicone elastomers to:  

  • Maintain their flexibility at a wide range of temperatures
  • Offer flame resistance
  • Provide protection from water and chemical exposure

Expand your manufacturing options while meeting challenging specifications

With XIAMETER silicone high-consistency rubber (HCR) and liquid silicone rubber (LSR) elastomers, your manufacturing options include:  

  • Injection or compression molding -- short manufacturing cycle times, hot tear, and easy mold flow
  • Production of flashless molding for demanding applications
  • Inclusion of metal or plastic inserts, secured with a highly durable bond
  • Addition of pigment to meet both aesthetic and safety specification requirements

Improve product reliability and performance

  • Manufacture protective equipment and masks that maintain physical properties over wide variations in temperatures.

  • From soft and flexible to hard and rigid, provide wear-resistant, textured grips and surfaces.

  • Prevent air and fluids from entering or escaping while maintaining flexibility and resiliency.

Get exactly what you need

XIAMETER silicone rubber products can be tailored to specific performance and application requirements.

Learn more about the money-, time- and labor-saving benefits of customized silicone elastomers from Dow Corning.

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Choose XIAMETER® brand silicone rubber

XIAMETER silicone rubber products are manufactured by Dow Corning to the same quality and performance standards as our other globally known and trusted silicone elastomers.

Sold in the most cost-effective way possible – online and through knowledgeable Dow Corning distributors – XIAMETER brand helps you stay cost competitive in challenging economic times with:

Learn more about the benefits of buying XIAMETER® brand at www.xiameter.com.

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Better than organics

Silicone's unique properties make it the material of choice in protective equipment and masks applications.

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