Aviation and Defense
Formulating mission-critical solutions
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
- Control surfaces and structures
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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