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Bluestar Silicones Showcases Foam Control Additives at Plastics Recycling Conference in New Orleans

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.- Bluestar Silicones will showcase its domestically-produced line of SILCOLAPSE(-®) brand foam control additives at the Plastics Recycling Conference at the Sheraton New Orleans, March 19-20.-  Bluestar Silicones' technical experts will be on-hand at booth #800 to demonstrate the foam additives' knock-down capabilities in plastics and recycling wash systems. The SILCOLAPSE...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Bluestar Silicones Presents Soft Silicone Advantages at Medical Design and Manufacturing (Md&M) West Show

ANAHEIM, CALIF. - Bluestar Silicones will show its Silbione-® brand soft silicone technologies at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West Conference (Booth #1761), February 12-14. These technologies include low durometer liquid silicone rubber (LSR), room temperature vulcanized (RTV) silicones, gels and skin adhesives, and it's new patent pending silicone foam. Technical Leader Dr. Umar...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Foam Control Additives suit industrial and food applications.

SILCOLAPSE 623 and 621 are designed for industrial applications while SILCOLAPSE 723, 722, and 721 are compliant with 21 CFR 173.340, Defoaming Agents, and other indirect food additives sections of 21 CFR. Water-soluble additives control foam at concentrations as low as 10 ppm solids, at elevated temperatures and pressures, and are also effective in alkaline conditions. Products are available in...

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Materials

Silicone Foams suit healthcare applications.

Certified as biocompatible, SILBIONE-® RT Foams are liquid materials enabling production of silicone foams with low density from 0.18-0.25 and open cells. Products meet ISO 10 993-1 and USP Class VI standards for cytotoxicity, skin irritation, skin sensitization. Available in wide range of hardnesses, foams prevent bed sores and decubitus. They also offer breathability, thermal control, and...

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Non-Industrial Products

Bluestar Silicones Names Unipex as Canadian Distributor of Mirasil® Silicones for Personal Care Industry

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Bluestar Silicones North America has selected Unipex Solutions Canada, Boucherville, Quebec, a commercial unit of the Unipex Group, as the authorized distributor of Mirasil-® silicones for the personal care industry in Canada. Unipex has been named the Canadian distributor for the core group of Mirasil silicone grades including performance blends like high-molecular weight...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Bluestar Silicones Delivers Custom Silicone Solutions for Antimicrobial Applications

Broad Material Offering Meets Healthcare Market's Need for Tailor-Made Products ANAHEIM, Calif. - Bluestar Silicones' has launched a customized approach to the manufacture of antimicrobial silicone products which offers OEMs and processors tailored material solutions to meet specific healthcare application needs. Unlike competitive offerings that are one size fits all, Bluestar Silicones is able...

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Material Processing

Bluestar Silicones Announces the Commercialization of its Lyndcoat® BR 2511 RTU in Asia Pacific, South Africa, North America and Latin America

LYON, France, -- Based on its success in the EMEA zone, Bluestar Silicones, a global integrated silicones producer and supplier of silicone based bladder release agents and mould release agents to the tire industry will commercialize its Lyndcoat-® BR 2511 RTU in Asia Pacific , South Africa, North America and Latin America as of October 2010. Lyndcoat-® BR 2511 RTU is a very versatile...

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Materials

Bluestar Silicones Launches New Elastomer RHODORSIL® MF 175 U SP for the Rubber Industry

LYON, France, - Bluestar Silicones, Announces the Launch of a New Elastomer Product RHODORSIL(R) MF 175 U SP for September 2010. RHODORSIL(R) MF 175 USP is a heat curing rubber (HCR), manufactured at the Bluestar Silicones plant in St Fons near Lyon. It will also be available as ready-to-use product through Bluestar Silicones' global compounding network called Mix&Fix Centers(TM) . This product...

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Material Processing

Silicone Coating System offers flat release at any speed.

Silcolease-® POLY 366 solventless silicone polymer offers flat release profile over range of matrix stripping and label dispensing speeds. Providing flexibility to optimize formulations to meet specific substrate, manufacturing, and application needs, solution enables converters and label dispensers operate within range of speeds without compromising production line efficiency or quality. It is...

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