Momentive Performance Materials Inc.

260 Hudson River Rd.
Waterford, NY 12188 US


As Seen In Plastics Technology

Dow Corning flexible LSR

LSR & TPE Summit Highlights Trends And New Materials
Among them: an LSR for 3D printing and low-VOC TPEs for auto interiors.

Unusual 2K LSR Process at Molding Conference
Single-barrel machine and single-pump dispensing system produce two-color part.

News in LSR Molding at K 2016
Two-color molding with one injection barrel and pumping system.

K 2016 Preview: Injection Molding
Adapting injection molding to the concept of Industry 4.0 is gaining momentum. At this show you’ll see that the interconnected, integrated “factory of the future” is almost here.

New Materials Shine Bright In Growing LED Market
Rapid expansion of LED technology has spurred development of new formulations for a wide range of lighting components. Here are examples of activity in this fast-moving field.

LSR Developments in LEDs for Automotive and Street Lighting
LSR’s resistance to UV light and high temperatures allow direct contact to LED, while low injection pressure allows overmolding of sensitive parts.

Simulation Meets Reality: Physical & Virtual Molding of LSR
Growing sophistication in simulating the molding performance of LSR is evident in the case of this exceedingly complex part. Actual molding trials validated the predictions of simulated ‘virtual molding.’

MATERIALS: Medical LSR with Reduced Self-Healing
Slit valves stay open in food and pharmaceutical dispensing.

What Customers Actually 'Need' When They 'Want' Certain Material Properties
Despite the fact that material specification in a part drawing will literally make or break a component, this key attribute is often treated like an afterthought, if addressed at all.

Materials at NPE: New Solutions to Enhance Processing, Performance, Sustainability & Cost
There was no shortage of new thermoplastics and additives covering the full range of end-use applications.

MATERIALS: Fiber-Reinforced & Low-Volatility LSRs
Fiber-reinforced LSR can eliminate an embedded fabric layer.

Fiber-Reinforced & Low-Volatility LSRs Unveiled
At NPE2015, Momentive launches advancements in fiber-reinforced and low-volatility LSRs.

Clearly a Contender
LSR Vies for New Applications in Automotive, Lighting, Healthcare, and More.

Injection Molding at K 2013: Doing More with Less
More productivity with less energy consumption and capital investment; more operations in the machine or manufacturing cell with less time, labor, energy, and capital—these were the common themes of injection molding exhibits at October’s K 2013 show.


Headlines from the K 2013 Show
Here’s just a taste of the innovations on display, a selection of the top headlines not covered in our September show preview.

K 2013 Preview: Materials & Additives
The K 2013 show will present a broad range of engineered plastics materials, including thermoplastic composites, as well as additives. Automotive and electronic applications will be the main targets, as well as medical, packaging, lighting, and construction.

Engel injection molding system for thermoplastic composites

New Machines & Processes for Medical, Auto, Packaging, Electronics
Engel’s technical symposium in June attracted 2700 visitors from 35 countries to two days of technical presentations and 18 injection molding exhibits at the company’s plant in St.

UV Cure Solves LSR Processing Challenges
Extended cure times for thick parts and temperature sensitivity of pharmaceutical additives are two challenges for silicone molding and extrusion that can be overcome with new low-temperature UV curing technology.

MATERIALS: New LSRs for Automotive & Electronics
At the recent Fakuma 2011 show in Germany, Momentive Performance Materials Inc., Albany, N.Y., introduced three new LSR systems.

MATERIALS: New LSRs for Automotive & Electronics
WEB EXCLUSIVE: At the recent Fakuma 2011 show in Germany, Momentive Performance Materials Inc., Albany, N.Y., introduced three new LSR systems.

Product Categories of Momentive Performance Materials Inc.

Abrasion Resistant Coatings
Adhesion Promoters (for Inks, Coatings)
Adhesives for Plastics
Air Release Agents
Antiblocking Agents
Antifog Coatings
Antifogging Agents
Cooling-water Treatment Chemicals
Decorative Coatings
Desiccant Additives
Desiccant for Dryers
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol (EVOH)
Fillers--Microspheres (Hollow or Solid)
Fillers--Mineral or Other Inorganic Type
Fillers--Organic Type
Flame Retardant Concentrates
Flame Retardants/Smoke Suppressants
Flame-resistant Coatings
Impact Modifiers
Polyetheretheketone (PEEK), Polyetherketone (PEK) and Other Polyketones
Processing Aids--Mineral/Inorganic Type
Processing Aids--Other Organic Types
Processing Aids--Polymeric Type
Release Agents--External (Spray or Wipe-on)
Release Agents--Internal (Additive Type)
Slip Agents
Urethane Catalysts
UV Stabilizer Concentrates
UV-resistant Coatings
Viscosity Depressants