Frequently Asked Questions

What industries do you serve?

We serve a wide range of industries which include but are not limited to: aerospace, marine, lighting, industrial, electronics, medical & dental, military & defense, beverage & brewery, architectural and many others.

Are your products manufactured in the Unites States?

Yes! All of our products are manufactured at our state-of-the-art facility in San Marcos, CA.

What quality assurances do you provide?

Our firm commitment to quality drives every decision we make as a company. The Pac-West team diligently meets or exceeds the requirements of MIL-I-45208A in accordance with ISO 9001.

Why silicone?

Some reasons you may consider using silicone for your application include:

  • Resistant to extreme temperatures (-130ºF to 500°F).
  • Moisture and steam resistant under normal, low-pressure conditions.
  • Resistant to ozone and UV light, making it highly resilient to weather degradation and aging.
  • Highly inert, making it an excellent choice for a variety of food and drug applications.

What silicone compounds do you supply?

We supply the following types of compounds:

  • General purpose material: FDA approved material for a variety of use cases.
  • Platinum cured material: Ideal material for fluid transfer, processing, peristaltic pumps and many other uses. Excellent biocompatibility with high tear strength and very translucent.
  • Conductive silicone material: Ideal for EMI shielding and for use with electrically conductive parts.
  • High strength silicone material: High tear and tensile strength material that meets AA59588 class 3B specifications and several AMS specifications.
  • Low temperature silicone: Phenyl silicone material ideal for low temperature requirements. Meets AA59588 class 1 and class 3A specifications as well as various AMS specifications.

For our molded products, other rubber compounds are available in addition to silicone. Contact us or request a quote, so a member of our team can assist you in meeting your technical requirements.

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