Momentive Performance Materials, Albany, N.Y., has introduced highly transparent liquid silicone rubber (LSR) for optical applications like automotive LED lenses.
New developments in liquid silicone rubber include a new low-durometer line and a novel technology that provides build-in antimicrobial protection.
A new all-electric injection machine designed for liquid silicone rubber was introduced last month by Sumitomo (SHI) Plastics Machinery (America) LLC, Norcross, Ga.
A new fully fluorinated liquid silicone rubber from Dow Corning, Midland, Mich., combines the easy processing of LSR and the high temperature and fuel resistance of fluorosilicone rubber (FSR). Silastic 100% F-LSR is a two-part injection moldable el...
A new press for molding micro-size parts from liquid silicone rubber comes from Engel North America, York, Pa.
At the recent K 2007 show in Dusseldorf, a Swiss custom molder illustrated the trend toward multi-component molding with liquid silicone rubber (LSR). Silcotech AG of Stein am Rhein, molded a baby pacifier that combined two colors and hardnesses of ...
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, Inc., Akron, Ohio, has expanded its Select-Hesive LIMS KE2090 series of self-adhesive liquid silicone rubbers for thermoplastic overmolding.