PTG Silicones works with most of the large appliance manufactures and tier suppliers.  We provide upfront part design guidance, material selection and manufacturability assessment.  Our manufacturing capabilities include single cavity prototype development, bridge tooling strategies, and fully automated molding solutions.  We also provide secondary operations and subcomponent assembly.  Our manufacturing processes include both silicone and thermoplastic with silicone overmolded component solutions.

Product

PTG’s large appliance applications include: dishwasher internal seals, human interface devices (HIDs), keypads, check valves, shelving grommets, cooktop and stovetop seals, oven gaskets, clothes washer seals, filtered water seals, icemaker components and hot water heater seals.

Silicone gasket used in a large appliance. Application requirements include: high heat resistance, chemical resistance, thin wall sections (0.010”) and fine part detail.

Silicone keypad used in a large appliance. Application requirements include: high heat resistance, high tear strength, transparent, low compression set, soft and pliable, UL94 HB Flammability Rating.

Silicone gasket used in a large appliance. Application requirements include: high heat resistance, chemical resistance, transparent, UL94 HB Flammability Rating, soft and pliable.

Silicone gasket used in a large appliance. Application requirements high heat resistance, chemical resistance and thin cross-section/fine part detail.

Appliance knob with over-molded silicone soft-touch grip. Application requirements include: high heat resistance, chemical resistance, multiple colors, self-bonding adhesion to the thermoplastic substrate, soft and pliable.