Elkem Silicones

Adhesives & Sealants

Rapid Prototyping Silicone enhances moldmaking process.

Formulated with low viscosity to optimize filling and degassing, BLUESIL™ RTV 3044 has 1:1 mix ratio and built-in inhibition resistance and promotes mechanical performance and mold life. Platinum-catalyzed elastomer cures at room temperature, exhibits high degree of transparency, and allows for mistake-free part reproduction and accelerated, efficient process.

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Adhesives & Sealants

Bluestar Silicones to Present at Tape Summit 2015

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.Â- – 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,...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Soft Silicone Adhesives suit skin applications.

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...

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Materials

Release Additive, Crosslinker suit solvent-borne systems.

Used at 1%–2% addition levels, Bluestar Silicones ADD 398 premium release additive minimizesÂ- release force and provides optimal release for range of solvent polymers. Crosslinking agent XL 311, developed for use on polyethylene coated kraft (PEK) paper, provides low-temperature cure and anchorage strength to substrate material. Uses for these products include label applications...

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Paints & Coatings

Silicone Release Coating offers flat release profile.

Targeting low-platinum, solventless systems, Silcolease®Poly 356 provides flat release over broad range of strip speeds, enabling label manufacturers to boost productivity. Product provides good cures at high coating line speeds, effective cure on thermally sensitive substrates, and wide range of release levels with addition of release modifiers. Silcolease®Poly 356 anchors to most...

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Bluestar Silicones Touts New Products and Markets at the Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) East Show

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.Â- — Bluestar Silicones touts its new silicone solutions for the medical market and its support of select long term implantable applications at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East Conference (Booth #2233), June 10-12, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Supporting Long-Term Implant Applications Bluestar Silicones announces it is expanding its...

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Materials

Bluestar Silicones Introduces New Flame and Fire Resistant Elastomer for Textile Coatings at Techtextil Conference

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Bluestar Silicones will showcase its silicone solutions for textile and nonwoven applications, including a new flame and fire resistant elastomer, at the Techtextil Conference (Booth #1704), May 13-15, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Bluestar Silicones will introduce Bluesil™ TCS 7521, a flame and fire resistant silicone elastomer for coating fiberglass...

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Materials

Bluestar Silicones Presents Silicone Solutions at the Offshore Technology Conference In Houston

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.Â- — Bluestar Silicones will showcase its elastomeric and foam control silicone solutions for the oil and gas market at the Offshore Technology Conference (Booth #11906), May 5-8, in Houston. Bluestar Silicones will introduce its Bluesil™ RT Foam 3242, an innovative open cell silicone foam ideal for fire resistant and high temperature insulation applications. ...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Bluestar Silicones Presents Elastomeric Solutions at Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) West Show

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. –Â- Bluestar Silicones will showcase its silicone elastomer solutions for the healthcare and medical market at the upcoming Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West Conference (Booth #1547), February 10-13, in Anaheim, Calif. Featuring High Performance LSRS The company is broadening its high durometer liquid silicone rubber (LSR) portfolio, adding a 65 Shore A (ShA)...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Bluestar Silicones Presents Elastomer Solutions at Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) East Show

PHILADELPHIA – Bluestar Silicones will showcase its new Silbione® silicone elastomer solutions, including low durometer liquid silicone rubber (LSR) and self-bleeding LSR, at the upcoming Medical Design Manufacturing (MDM) East Conference (Booth #3744), June 18-20. Bluestar Silicones' new 1 Shore A (ShA) hardness product, Silbione LSR 4301, uniquely combines strong physical properties and...

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Company News

Elkem Expands Availability of Upstream Silicones in North America

East Brunswick, N.J., Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Elkem Silicones, the world's second largest silicone siloxane producer, has expanded local availability of its upstream silicones to meet the growing North American market needs. These upstream and basic silicones, including cyclosiloxanes D4 and D5, polydimethylsiloxane oils (PDMS), OH polymer silanol fluids and emulsions, now are...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Rapid Prototyping Silicone enhances moldmaking process.

Formulated with low viscosity to optimize filling and degassing, BLUESIL™ RTV 3044 has 1:1 mix ratio and built-in inhibition resistance and promotes mechanical performance and mold life. Platinum-catalyzed elastomer cures at room temperature, exhibits high degree of transparency, and allows for mistake-free part reproduction and accelerated, efficient process.

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

Bluestar Silicones to Present at Tape Summit 2015

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.Â- – 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 »
Adhesives & Sealants

Soft Silicone Adhesives suit skin applications.

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...

Read More »
Materials

Release Additive, Crosslinker suit solvent-borne systems.

Used at 1%–2% addition levels, Bluestar Silicones ADD 398 premium release additive minimizesÂ- release force and provides optimal release for range of solvent polymers. Crosslinking agent XL 311, developed for use on polyethylene coated kraft (PEK) paper, provides low-temperature cure and anchorage strength to substrate material. Uses for these products include label applications...

Read More »
Paints & Coatings

Silicone Release Coating offers flat release profile.

Targeting low-platinum, solventless systems, Silcolease®Poly 356 provides flat release over broad range of strip speeds, enabling label manufacturers to boost productivity. Product provides good cures at high coating line speeds, effective cure on thermally sensitive substrates, and wide range of release levels with addition of release modifiers. Silcolease®Poly 356 anchors to most...

Read More »

Bluestar Silicones Touts New Products and Markets at the Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) East Show

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.Â- — Bluestar Silicones touts its new silicone solutions for the medical market and its support of select long term implantable applications at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East Conference (Booth #2233), June 10-12, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Supporting Long-Term Implant Applications Bluestar Silicones announces it is expanding its...

Read More »
Materials

Bluestar Silicones Introduces New Flame and Fire Resistant Elastomer for Textile Coatings at Techtextil Conference

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Bluestar Silicones will showcase its silicone solutions for textile and nonwoven applications, including a new flame and fire resistant elastomer, at the Techtextil Conference (Booth #1704), May 13-15, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Bluestar Silicones will introduce Bluesil™ TCS 7521, a flame and fire resistant silicone elastomer for coating fiberglass...

Read More »
Materials

Bluestar Silicones Presents Silicone Solutions at the Offshore Technology Conference In Houston

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.Â- — Bluestar Silicones will showcase its elastomeric and foam control silicone solutions for the oil and gas market at the Offshore Technology Conference (Booth #11906), May 5-8, in Houston. Bluestar Silicones will introduce its Bluesil™ RT Foam 3242, an innovative open cell silicone foam ideal for fire resistant and high temperature insulation applications. ...

Read More »
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Bluestar Silicones Presents Elastomeric Solutions at Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) West Show

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. –Â- Bluestar Silicones will showcase its silicone elastomer solutions for the healthcare and medical market at the upcoming Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West Conference (Booth #1547), February 10-13, in Anaheim, Calif. Featuring High Performance LSRS The company is broadening its high durometer liquid silicone rubber (LSR) portfolio, adding a 65 Shore A (ShA)...

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