Navigation Links
Bluestar Silicones Introduces Three New Soft and Durable Liquid Silicone Rubber Products
Date:4/7/2008

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluestar Silicones introduces a new range of Silbione(R) brand soft liquid silicone rubber (LSR) products for the healthcare market that provide a unique combination of strong physical properties and trouble-free processing at 05-, 10- and 25-ShoreA durometers.

These new low durometer products incorporate the distinctive advantages of Bluestar Silicones' established Silbione(R) 30- to 70- ShA LSR product line, including easy processing, easy release and high performance physical properties.

Bluestar Silicones' 10 durometer LSR, Silbione(R) LSR 4310, is a breakthrough product on the market offering higher elongation and 50% greater tear strength than other 10-ShoreA durometer LSR products commercially available today.

The high tear strength, elongation and resiliency of Bluestar Silicones' new 25 durometer LSR, Silbione(R) LSR 4325, make it ideal for stretch and return type applications like balloon catheters. The company's 05 durometer Silbione(R) LSR 4305 offers soft, tacky, gel-like features ideal for cushioning applications.

"Molders traditionally had to sacrifice tear or elongation to achieve a very soft product, limiting the possible range of applications for low durometer LSRs," says Karen O'Keefe, North American Healthcare Market Manager. "Now with these new products, molders can achieve both softness and strong physicals, with tear and elongation as high as 170 ppi and 1090%, respectively. This opens the door to a much broader range of applications in the healthcare arena."

The superior tear strength and easy processing of these products offer molders the advantages of improved productivity by reducing scrap and defects in the production process.

These new low durometer LSRs are ideal for a variety of healthcare applications such as orthopedic insoles and liners, baby products and molded medical devices. For more information about Bluestar Silicones' line of Silbione(R) LSR, call 1-866-474-6342.

Established in 2007 through the acquisition of Rhodia Silicones by China National BlueStar Corporation, Bluestar Silicones is a euro 600 million global silicones supplier with manufacturing operations in all regions of the world. Bluestar Silicones combines Bluestar Corporation's upstream silicon metal operations and capacity with Rhodia's downstream silicone market and applications expertise, creating one of the world's leading fully integrated global silicones manufacturers. With more than 50 years of silicone expertise, Bluestar Silicones offers a full-range of silicone products in the areas of release coatings, moldmaking, healthcare, specialty fluids, emulsions and resins.

Press contact: Karen O'Keefe, Bluestar Silicones USA
Phone: 732-227-2089 - Fax: 732-249-7000

E-mail: Karen.okeefe@bluestarsilicones.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Bluestar Silicones
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Carl Marks Seeds New Healthcare Fund Through Strategic Partnership With BlueStar Capital Management
2. UCT Specialties (Formerly Petrarch) Announces the Release of Their New Product Guides for Silanes, Silicones, Platinum Catalyst and Glass Coatings
3. Cyprotex Introduces New Product Line Cloe(R) Select - a Portfolio of Bespoke ADME and PK Services
4. Seduce with Mousse - Replens Introduces Intimate Options: First Personal Lubricant Mousse in Canada
5. Finesse Introduces TruFluor(TM) DO, a Single-Use Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensor and Transmitter
6. Supelco(R) Introduces Ascentis(R) Express HILIC HPLC Columns for High-Speed and High-Efficiency Separations
7. Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Introduces VistaTrak(TM) an Innovative Contrast Media Management System
8. NIOXIN(R) Delivers the Future to Scalp and Hair Care, Introduces the First Genetic Test to Determine the Likelihood of Hair Loss
9. HealthAware Introduces Its VascularAware Cardiovascular Disease Module
10. Cascade Microtech Introduces Worlds First 45 nm-capable DC/RF Parametric Probe Card Solutions, Lowers Cost of Ownership
11. SoluLinK Introduces ChromaLink(TM) Biotin Labeling Kit to Biotinylate and Measure With One Reagent
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/29/2016)... April 29, 2016 According ... Market Research "Separation Systems for Commercial Biotechnology Market ... and Forecast 2015 - 2023", the separation systems ... 10,665.5 Mn in 2014 and is projected to ... to 2023 to reach US$ 19,227.8 Mn in ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... Italy , April 29, 2016 ... 5.11, the latest update to its industry-leading treatment planning ... shown that Monaco version 5.11 ... can now attain calculation speeds up to four times ... . With the industry,s gold standard ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... Next week on May 5 ... first-in-class technologies for tissue stem cell counting and expansion to gene-editing scientists and ... & CRISPR-based Genome Engineering in Burlington, Massachusetts. , The attention of most gene-editing ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... April 27, 2016 , ... Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) will ... Marijuana Business Conference and Expo. Shimadzu’s high-performance instruments enable laboratories to test cannabis ... attendees can stop by booth 1021 to learn how Shimadzu’s instruments can help ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/10/2016)... , March 10, 2016   Unisys Corporation ... and Border Protection (CBP) is testing its biometric identity ... San Diego to help identify certain non-U.S. citizens ... . The test, designed to help determine the efficiency and ... began in February and will run until May 2016. ...
(Date:3/3/2016)... MONTEREY, Calif. , March 3, 2016  FlexTech, ... in the categories of Innovation, Research & Development, Leadership ... Industry Leadership. This is the 9 th year ... select group of companies and individuals from past ... nominations based on a pre-described set of criteria, by ...
(Date:3/1/2016)... DUBLIN , March 1, 2016 ... has announced the addition of the  ... 2015-2019"  report to their offering. ... announced the addition of the  "Global ...  report to their offering. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):