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Insulating Sleeving


Add high-temperature performance, Dielectric strength,
Flame retardant properties.

Fabricate insulating sleeving with proven XIAMETER® silicone elastomers for insulating sleeving that lasts longer, performs better in demanding applications. Add high-temperature performance, dielectric strength, and flame retardancy.


Fabricate electrical insulating sleeving that lasts longer, performs better

Coat your textile- or fiber-glass-reinforced insulating sleeving and high-temperature sleeving with proven XIAMETER® brand silicone elastomers from Dow Corning.

XIAMETER silicone elastomers bond well to your braid and offer a unique combination of benefits organic elastomers cannot match, including:

  • Dielectric strength above 20 kV/mm
  • Resistance to high temperatures, moisture, and chemicals
  • All-temperature flexibility coupled with good resilience
  • The ability to be tailored to your flammability rating requirements

Consequently, electrical insulating sleeving or high-temperature sleeving fabricated with XIAMETER silicone elastomers lasts longer and performs better in demanding applications and challenging operating environments:

  • Automotive safety and electrical systems
  • Industrial equipment and fabricating machinery
  • Heat-generating appliances
  • High-voltage transformers

Increase the value of your insulating sleeving and high-temperature sleeving

  • Improve flame retardancy.
  • Protect wiring from heat, moisture and corrosion.

  • Resist cracking in the cold and degradation at high temperatures (common problems with organic rubber sleeving).
  • Stand up to extreme temperature shifts [from -100 to 400ºC (-148 to 750ºF)] in emergency situations.

  • Improve manufacturing efficiency.
  • Increase your sleeving's ability to bend, expand, conform, and fit.
  • Give it the flexibility to wind more easily onto and off the reel.

Meet a wide range of global industry specifications and performance tests

  • High-temperature resistance
  • Flammability rating
  • Flame retardancy
  • Low smoke, low toxicity
  • Low-temperature flexibility
  • Chemical and corrosion resistance
  • Moisture resistance
  • Mechanical properties

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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