Rogers Corp.’s High Performance Foams Division will be exhibiting its new BISCO® A2 Sound Barrier silicone material at the upcoming Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas, Long Beach, CA, September 14-16, 2010, Rogers booth # 958.

The new BISCO A2 Sound Barrier has been designed to meet challenging aircraft standards for flammability, smoke density and toxicity (FST), and is already approved to the Airbus ABS5708 material specification. BISCO A2 is used to block the transmission of sound and demonstrates excellent performance in low frequency noise reduction.

Rogers BISCO A2 meets FAR25.856(a) over a range of thicknesses and exhibits excellent low frequency acoustic properties to prevent sound penetration into the aircraft cabin.

Innovative filter technology allows the A2 material to pass the aircraft radiant panel flame test – FAR25.856(a) – from aerial densities of 1.0 kg/m2 to 8.2 kg/m2 (0.20 lbs/ft2 to 1.68 lbs/ft2).

Also appropriate for use in railcars, BISCO A2 is an extremely safe choice for acoustic insulation applications where extreme flame resistance is required.

BISCO A2 is available in a light gray color in a standard width of 1000 mm in roll lengths of 5 m and 10 m. Samples are available upon request.

The Rogers High Performance Foams facility in Carol Stream, IL is AS9100 QMS Standard and a Boeing Performance Excellence Award recipient. The location in Bremen, Germany also manufactures a range of aircraft approved silicone materials. The Bremen facility is a Bureau Veritas certified facility.