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Aviation and Defense

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Avantor’s® NuSil® brand has delivered ultra-high purity silicones to the world’s leading aviation manufacturers and major defense contractors. ​

With a flight heritage that spans more than four decades, NuSil’s expertise in formulating ultra-high purity silicones and fabricating silicone components has lead to innovative technologies that serve vital and demanding requirements.

NuSil’s cutting-edge silicone solutions are used in a wide range of applications, from commercial and defense aircraft to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The aviation and defensive industries incorporate NuSil silicones into: ​

  • Aircraft exteriors
  • Engines
  • Control surfaces and structures
  • Cockpits

Silicones for aviation and defense

Whether it’s helping to ensure commercial aircrafts safely reach their destination or collaborating with defense contractors to develop the next military flight innovation, NuSil’s expertise, products and solutions have repeatedly proven themselves.

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Avantor®, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. Our portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development and production activities in the industries we serve. One of our greatest strengths comes from having a global infrastructure that is strategically located to support the needs of our customers. Our global footprint enables us to serve more than 225,000 customer locations and gives us extensive access to research laboratories and scientists in more than 180 countries. We set science in motion to create a better world.