Collaboration with aviation partner enables decades of innovation

Fluorosilicones are versatile, high-performance silicone materials formulated to resist mechanical failure caused by exposure to hydrocarbons, such as fuels and solvents. In addition, they remain flexible at extremely low temperatures and resist breakdown at very high temperatures.

The Avantor® NuSil® brand has been at the forefront of fluorosilicone formulation and innovation for decades. Working with our customers, we have helped address specific material performance and operational issues, improving materials for use in aircraft applications, including O-rings, gaskets, seals, coatings, gap fillers, adhesives, sealants and encapsulation solutions.

Continue reading case study

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.