WEB EXCLUSIVE: New KEG-2005 series liquid silicone rubber from Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, Inc.,Akron, Ohio, has enhanced tear strength to allow demolding thin-wall parts without damage and to provide better toughness in use.
A new 8-ton all-electric, verticalclamp, vertical-injection press has a two-station rotary table built for insert molding of small LSR parts.
A new LSR model of Babyplast hydraulic tabletop injection press comes from Cronoplast S.L. of Spain, represented here by Alba Enterprises Inc., Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
Momentive Performance Materials, Albany, N.Y., has introduced highly transparent liquid silicone rubber (LSR) for optical applications like automotive LED lenses.
A new variation on a hybrid-electric press, as well as special machines designed for liquid silicone rubber (LSR), thermoplastics compounded with carbon nanotubes, or a paper pulp/starch mixture were introduced at the IPF show in Japan by Nissei Pla...
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 press for molding micro-size parts from liquid silicone rubber comes from Engel North America, York, Pa.
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...
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 ...