Rogers Earns AS9100 Aerospace Quality Certification
Release Date: 09/10/2008
Carol Stream, IL, September 10, 2008 -Rogers Corporation’s BISCOÒ Silicones quality management system has been accredited by Underwriters Laboratories for AS9100 - the quality management system standard for the aerospace industry - for the design and manufacture of high performance silicone elastomer materials (File #A5857).
UL is an accredited registrar for AS91000 under the International Aerospace Quality Group. It issued the Certificate of Registration for Rogers Corporation in late August after assessing the company’s quality system for compliance with AS9100.
AS9100 was developed to address international requirements for quality assurance in design, development, production, installation and servicing. AS9100 contains all the requirements of ISO 9001:2000 in addition to numerous additional requirements special to the aerospace industry.
Rogers’ BISCOÒ silicone materials like BF-1005 and HT-200 are used in aircraft interiors. BF-1005 is used for vibration mitigation and gap filling applications.
BISCO silicones offer a broad portfolio of design solutions for the aerospace market and beyond. BISCO materials are resistant to temperature extremes, UV and ozone, and are extremely resilient to mechanical fatigue. They exhibit excellent compression-set and creep resistance. BISCO products are available in configurations to meet Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) 25.853 and 25.856 for aircraft interiors and acoustic insulation.
About Rogers Corporation
Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG), headquartered in Rogers, Conn., is a global technology leader in the development and manufacture of high performance specialty material products for a variety of applications in a wide range of markets including: portable communications, consumer products, communication infrastructure, ground transportation, and aerospace and defense. Most of the Company’s products are covered by trade secrets or patents. Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in Arizona, Connecticut, and Illinois in the U.S., in Gent, Belgium and in Suzhou, China. Asian sales offices are located in Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, India and Singapore. Rogers has joint ventures in Japan and China with INOAC Corporation, in Taiwan with Chang Chun Plastics Co., Ltd. and in the U.S. with Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. The world runs better with Rogers.® http://www.rogerscorporation.com