GENT, Belgium, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The results are in; Rogers Corporation's newest offerings – PORON(R) ShockSeal(TM) foams – are shown to reduce impacts up to four times more effectively than their closest competitor.* ShockSeal technology is a multi-functional, industrial strength foam designed to help the thinnest LCD displays, medical devices and fragile components withstand the toughest impacts. Whether on the production floor or in the field, ShockSeal foams are specifically engineered to perform best in environments where impact protection and long-term reliability are a must.
"Helping designers develop thinner, lighter and more reliable applications has always been the main value proposition of our PORON offerings," states Sandra Hopkins, PORON Urethanes Product Manager. "With the launching of ShockSeal foams, our partners not only have the ability to automatically build in greater impact protection for their fragile devices but also to develop the most advanced and revolutionary external protective cases."
Available in multiple hardness, density and thickness ranges, designers are able to choose the precise ShockSeal combination that's best suited for their application. The ShockSeal series also offers unique compressibility which helps provide greater impact protection. In all, ShockSeal foams are the superior choice, drop after drop, in a variety of environments.
Test the PORON Gap Filling tool: www.rogerscorp.com/hpf/tools/gapfilling/index.aspx and ShockSeal impact prediction tool: http://rogerscorp.com/hpf/tools/impactprediction/index.aspx.
For more information on PORON Urethanes: www.rogerscorp.com/hpf/poron.
* Test: 31g brass ball, 152 cm drop, 5.5 m/s velocity
About Rogers High Performance Foams Division
From ultra-thin protection for sensitive electronics to robust gasketing for automotive applications, Rogers PORON(R) Urethanes are engineered for superior performance. PORON Urethanes offer excellent compression set resistance for long-term performance that will not become brittle or crumble. Available in multiple formulations, PORON technology is the innovative solution for lighter, stronger, flexible and more reliable applications.
About Rogers Corporation
Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG) is a global technology leader in specialty materials and components that enable high performance and reliability of consumer electronics, power electronics, mass transit, clean technology, telecommunications infrastructure and automotive industry. With more than 179 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Rogers' products develop solutions for today's biggest challenges. Headquartered in Connecticut (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Belgium, China, Germany, and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.rogerscorp.com/.
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