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June 12, 2014 - Designed to spray onto almost any surface, CI-2001 White Reflective Silicone Coating forms tough layer with internal high reflectivity. Product delivers optimized mechanical, thermal, and optical stability at elevated temperatures, allowing LED lamp and luminaire components to maintain high reflectivity as well as consistent color and structural performance over lifetime.

Dow Corning SA

Parc Industriel Seneffe 1, Belgium

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Dow Corning® CI-2001 White Reflective Coating Promises Simplified Manufacturing, Enhanced Efficiency of LED Lamps and Luminaires

Press release date: June 4, 2014

Las Vegas – Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, is offering an exclusive look at Dow Corning® CI-2001 White Reflective Coating for LED lighting applications at LIGHTFAIR® International 2014 (Booth #8425). In the final stages of development, this highly reflective white silicone coating is designed to spray easily onto almost any surface to form a tough layer with internal high reflectivity. The technology targets greater design flexibility vs. competitive materials allowing more sophisticated shapes and materials to be used in advanced LED modules and reflectors.

“The development of CI-2001 White Reflective Coating Coating for secondary optics underscores Dow Corning’s commitment to its customers’ success,” said Hugo da Silva, global industry director for LED Lighting at Dow Corning. “This advanced new technology builds upon the positive reception of Dow Corning® MS-2002 White Reflective Moldable Silicone by offering a new coating option with exceptional processability and high reflectivity for more efficient, reliable and ultimately more competitive LED lamp and luminaire designs.”

Like other industry-leading products in Dow Corning’s family of high-end optical silicones,  CI-2001 Coating is formulated to deliver outstanding mechanical, thermal and optical stability at elevated temperatures. This allows lamp and luminaire components fabricated or coated with the material to maintain high reflectivity as well as consistent color and structural performance over the lifetime of an LED luminaire.

Dow Corning CI-2001 Reflective Coating, as well as other innovative products from Dow Corning’s expanding portfolio of solutions for LED lamps and luminaires, are being featured here at LIGHTFAIR® International 2014 at the company’s booth.

A market leader in materials, expertise and collaborative innovation for LED lighting concepts, Dow Corning offers solutions that span the entire LED value chain, adding reliability and efficiency for sealing, protecting, adhering, cooling, and shaping light at a more affordable price across all lighting applications.

LIGHTFAIR® International is the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. Held here at the Las Vegas Convention Center from June 3-5, the event sets the global stage for lighting, design and technology innovation.

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Dow Corning (dowcorning.com) provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company’s Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside the United States. Dow Corning’s global operations adhere to the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care® initiative, a stringent set of standards designed to advance the safe and secure management of chemical products and processes.

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Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, is offering an exclusive look at Dow Corning® CI-2001 White Reflective Coating for LED lighting applications at LIGHTFAIR® International 2014 (Booth #8425). In the final stages of development, this highly reflective white silicone coating is designed to spray easily onto almost any surface to form a tough layer with internal high reflectivity. The technology targets greater design flexibility vs. competitive materials allowing more sophisticated shapes and materials to be used in advanced LED modules and reflectors.

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