Silicone is a popular material used in electrical insulation due to its impressive insulating properties and water-repellent surface. Its low absorption of water and excellent UV/weather resistance make it suitable for applications that need long-term use, such as outdoor lighting which faces constant environmental stressors. These qualities ensure products can remain functional even after decades of use!
A classic example is outdoor lighting, which needs to stand up against the elements, traditional sealing materials are increasingly being replaced by silicone. Thanks to its durability and resistance, this material is becoming more widespread in order to provide reliable protection from moisture, dust and vapors.