Silicone Compounds

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Covalon to Present SurgiClear(TM) at AORN Surgical Conference and Expo

April 4, 2016

MISSISSAUGA, ON, – Covalon Technologies Ltd. (the "Company" or "Covalon") (TSXV: COV), an advanced medical technologies company, today announced that it will be featuring SurgiClear™ at the Association of periOperative Registered Nurse's (AORN) Surgical Conference and Expo, the largest international gathering of perioperative registered nurses worldwide. SurgiClear™ is one of the... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Silicone Resin suits room temperature cure, high-temp coatings.

January 20, 2016

Dow Corning® 2405 Resin helps formulators overcome such limitations as brittleness, poor impact resistance, and film-building constraints associated with resins used to formulate high-temperature-resistant, room-temperature-curing coatings. When catalyzed by titanium compounds, product cures within 60 min at ambient temperature to form medium-hard coating. This methyl methoxy resin, with solventless delivery and tin-free cure, is optimized for flexibility, impact resistance, and film build.<br /> Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Low-Viscosity Gap Filling Material has high thermal conductivity.

December 14, 2015

Viscosity of GAP FILLER 1400SL allows this 2-part, silicone-based, liquid gap filling material to flow in and around tight, uniquely shaped structures to fill small voids and provide thermal transfer to 1.4 W/m-K. When cured, soft material allows absorption of CTE stresses and provides mechanical shock dampening for fragile assemblies. Product cures at room temperature without any byproducts and supports accelerated curing with exposure to elevated temperature. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Thermally Conductive, Electrically Insulative Two Part Silicone Meets NASA Low Outgassing Specifications

November 25, 2015

Master Bond MasterSil 972TC-LO passes the rigorous requirements for low outgassing per ASTM E595 specifications. It is particularly well suited for use in vacuum environments as well as applications in the aerospace, electronic, opto-electronic and specialty OEM industries. This two part silicone system offers convenient handling for bonding, sealing, coating and potting. MasterSil 972TC-LO... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Thermal Compound supports form-in-place gap filling.

September 30, 2015

Capable of filling large gaps around fragile circuit board solder points without causing damage or loss in performance, 5.0 W/m°K SARCON® SPG-50A facilitates efficient transfer of heat from any board-level source to nearby heat sink or heat spreader. Silicon based material provides optimized vibration absorption capabilities and maintains all initial properties across wide temperature range of -40 to +150°C. Compound is available in tubes or syringes. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Reflective Optical Coating optimizes output of LED lighting.

August 24, 2015

Used in manufacturing of LED lamps and lighting assemblies, Dow Corning® CI-2001 optimizes light output and efficiency while offering resistance to aging and UV light. White silicone coating features low viscosity of 1,500 cP which optimizes flow and fills in narrow gaps and spaces. Curing at room temperature to tough, resilient non-tacky surface, CI-2001 can be applied to large variety of substrates, such as polycarbonate, aluminum, and PMMA. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

WACKER Presents New High-Performance Release Agents for PSA Labels

August 10, 2015

LABELEXPO EUROPE 2015 Munich – "Let’s make the perfect combination" is the motto under which the Munich-based chemical company WACKER is showcasing highly efficient coating compounds for the paper and film coating industry at Labelexpo Europe 2015. The focus is on four new silicone polymers for industrial label applications. They are solvent-free and cure extremely quickly, which is why... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Silicone Pressurized Tubes let users control bead width.

July 1, 2015

Designed for sealing, bonding, protecting, and waterproofing, RTV Silicone Pressurized Tubes with Select-A-Bead&trade; Nozzle have double piston pressurized package that allows for smooth, uniform dispensing and self-sealing plug that keeps silicone fresh. Product cures at room temperature so no special curing method is required. Available in 5 colors, chemically stable formulation shows little change in physical properties after exposure to rain, snow, temperature extremes, and weathering. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

One Component, Neutral Curing Silicone Passes USP Class VI and ISO 10993-5 Tests

June 9, 2015

Specially formulated for medical device applications, Master Bond MasterSil 912Med is a room temperature vulcanizing silicone system for high performance bonding, sealing and coating. This system meets both USP biocompatibility and ISO cytotoxicity standards and resists a variety of sterilization techniques such as gamma radiation, EtO and some types of liquid sterilants. This one part system... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Silicone Adhesive Gel supports wound care.

May 19, 2015

Free from organic plasticizers and stabilizers, SILPURAN® 2117 is formulated to provide optimized tack in direct skin applications and where hypo-allergenic skin adhesion is crucial. Two-part A/B component adhesive is chemically inert, heat-resistant, and remains flexible at temperature extremes from -50 to +200°C. Waterproof and breathable, dressings made using soft silicone gel protect wound site from bacteria and help promote optimized healing environment. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Bluestar Silicones to Present at Tape Summit 2015

May 13, 2015

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Bluestar Silicones, a global leader in integrated silicone manufacturing, will exhibit and present at the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) Tape Summit 2015 May 11-15 in Baltimore, Md. The industry-focused event provides tape professionals opportunities to build their pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) knowledge base. On May 14 at the event, Sebastien Marrot,... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Thin Bond Line Thermal Interface Material

March 19, 2015

Carteret, NJ – Sarcon® SG-26SL is an easy-to-apply, thermally conductive and electrically non-conductive silicone-based compound that exhibits a low thermal resistance. When dispensed between a component such as a CPU or power converter and a heat sink, this material delivers a thermal conductivity of 2.6 W/m°K. The product's physical characteristics and minimal bleed and evaporation... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

Silicone Resin and UV Cure Coating protect electrical components.

March 18, 2015

Curing within seconds upon exposure to UV light or within 2 hr at 80°C for curing in shadowed areas, UVCL protects electronic circuitry produced in high volumes. VOC-free, low-viscosity conformal coating allows application of relatively thin films without need for dilution. Also available, SC3001 silicone resin consists of optically clear and flexible 2-part encapsulation compound that helps to protect and insulate LED components from harsh/challenging environments. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

European Coatings Show 2015: WACKER Is Presenting a New Silicone Resin for Water-Repellent Wood Coatings and Binders for Dirt- and Weather-Resistant Exterior Paints

February 16, 2015

Munich – The Munich-based WACKER Group is presenting new binders and additives for the paint and surface-coating industries at the European Coatings Show (ECS) in Nuremberg, Germany, from April 21 to 23, 2015. One of the highlights is the new silicone resin emulsion SILRES® WH. The product which is based on a new silicone resin can be used as a hydrophobizing wood impregnating agent or as an... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Soft Silicone Adhesives suit skin applications.

February 11, 2015

Designed specifically for wound care, Silbione® HC2 2022 medium-viscosity silicone gel is compatible with most coating processes and applicable on wide range of substrates, including PU films, perforated films, and open knit fabrics. Product is manufactured in ISO 8 clean room in ISO 13485 facility to ensure microbial safety on breached skin. For wearable devices, scar management, and transdermal drug delivery, Silbione® RT Gel 4642 high tack silicone gel is available. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

WACKER and Inpro Develop a New Silicone Adhesive for Plastic Oil Pans

February 10, 2015

Munich — Munich-based chemical Group WACKER, and inpro Innovationsgesellschaft für fortgeschrittene Produktionssysteme in der Fahrzeugindustrie mbH have developed a silicone adhesive-sealant for mounting vehicle oil pans. Sold under the name ELASTOSIL® RT 779, the new product adheres to both aluminum and polyamide. Plastic oil pans can now be mounted without mechanical fasteners. ... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Paints & Coatings

McLube Has New Releases/ Products for Engineered Wood

January 29, 2015

The McLube Division of McGee Industries, Inc. has manufactured release since 1954. Currently, there are more than 100 products manufactured to satisfy diverse industry needs. Some of the new releases for engineered wood include:  McLube 1777 A water dilutable dispersion of solid active ingredients (PTFE) which is particularly effective for release of hard-to-release binder systems. This product... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings

Stainless Steel Paint withstands up to 1200°F.

November 28, 2014

Adhering to cast and machined metal surfaces, Dampney Thurmalox® 282 will not discolor, chip, crack, or peel at temperatures up to 1,200°F. High-heat, one-component silicone coating comes in aerosol spray cans as well as quarts and gallons for application by brush or roller. In addition to industrial heaters, vents, conveyors, compressors, piping, and turbines, paint is suited for automotive exhaust manifolds, BBQ pits, smokers, and grills. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Electrically Conductive Silicone targets printed electronics.

November 20, 2014

Designed with less than .003 &Omega;/cm resistance, EXP-06335 is printable via screen, flexo, or slot die. Heat cure, one part material is packaged in any size container and has stable shelf life of 6 months at room temperature. Flexible and electrically conductive, product adheres to most common circuit board materials, PU, silicone, and metal substrates. It does not require use of primers, buffers, conformal coatings, or silicone gels. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

WACKER Develops Easy-to-Apply Thermally Conductive Adhesive for Electronics Applications

November 14, 2014

Munich – The Munich-based WACKER chemicals group has developed a thermally conductive adhesive for electronics applications. The new silicone rubber with the trade name SEMICOSIL® 975 TC is characterized by high thermal conductivity and good flow and processing properties. Even light pressure is enough to form an ultrathin adhesive layer between the contact surfaces. This ensures not only... Read More