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WACKER Receives Innovation Award for Alpha-Silane-Based Adhesives and Sealants
Adhesives & Sealants

WACKER Receives Innovation Award for Alpha-Silane-Based Adhesives and Sealants

Munich - WACKER, the Munich-based chemicals Group, received Frost & Sullivan's New Product Innovation Award for its novel GENIOSIL® product class. The award was presented at a special event in London yesterday evening. According to Frost & Sullivan, the GENIOSIL® product class was chosen because it incorporates advanced alpha-silane technologies, offers superior performance during...

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Materials

Liquid Silicone Rubber Grades deliver optimal fire protection.

Minimizing mold fouling, ELASTOSIL® LR 3011/50 FR is formulated with inert fillers that work together to produce flame-retardant properties without abrasive additives. Vulcanizates are UL 94 V-0 rated. Addressing 2-component injection molded products, self-adhesive ELASTOSIL® LR 3170/40 also meets V-0 flammability rating of UL 94 standard. It uses self-bonding technology and is...

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Adhesives & Sealants

WACKER Intensifies Collaboration with Russian Silicone Producer

Munich- WACKER, the Munich-based chemical company, and Russian silicone producer Penta 91 are intensifying their collaboration in the Russian market. Penta 91 will immediately start selling WACKER's hot- and cold-curing two-component silicones in addition to the existing solid silicone rubber grades. The company has already been manufacturing special silicone compounds using WACKER materials for...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Biocompatible Silicone Adhesive targets medical applications.

Formulated with catalyst that does not use organotin compounds, SILPURAN® 4200 is safe to use from health standpoint. Single-component silicone rubber adhesive is certified as biocompatible in accordance with selected ISO 10993-1 and USP Class VI tests. Upon vulcanization, SILPURAN® 4200 forms silicone elastomer with optimal mechanical strength. Pasty, self-leveling compound shows shear...

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K2010: WACKER Unveils a New Fast-Curing Liquid Silicone Rubber with High Tear Strength
Materials

K2010: WACKER Unveils a New Fast-Curing Liquid Silicone Rubber with High Tear Strength

WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, will be introducing a new line of liquid silicone rubbers at the 18th International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber (K 2010) in DÃ-¼sseldorf, Germany. The new product, ELASTOSIL® LR 3040, features rapid crosslinking together with high tear resistance. With its characteristic properties and excellent injection moldability, it has a wide variety...

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Silicone Fluid cools and insulates transformers.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Silicone Fluid cools and insulates transformers.

Suitable for cooling and insulating electrical machinery such as power generators, POWERSIL® Fluid TR20 features low viscosity of 20 mmÂ-²/sec with flashpoint of 240°C and ignition point of 270°C. Fluid is resistant to oxidation and offers cold start capability. With pour point below -50°C, product is beneficial when applied to wind turbines.

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Adhesives & Sealants

Silicon Elastomers resist weathering, radiation, and heat.

ELASTOSIL® Solar 2120 UV encapsulant is UV-activated silicone elastomer that cures at room temperature without any additional heat. Compound contains no photoinitiators, is electrically insulating, and has hardness of 40 Shore 00. Pourable ELASTOSIL® Solar 3210 is 2-part rubber with optimized light permeability and does not shrink, with hardness of 45 Shore. Products are suited for...

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Adhesives & Sealants

UV-Active Silicones target microelectronics industry.

Available in 1- and 2-component systems based on polyorganosiloxanes, SEMICOSIL® UV Elastomers cure at room temperatures within minutes. Curing rate can be controlled by appropriate selection of elastomer, UV dose, and process temperatures. Product generates no by-products during curing, making it suited for encapsulation of electronic components.

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Materials

Silicone Rubber is suited for medical device manufacturing.

Engineered to ISO 9001 quality standards, SILPURAN® silicone rubber has no organic stabilizers, plasticizers, or promoters for optimal purity. It is tested for biocompatibility compliance to ISO 10993 and USP-Class VI standards and is manufactured and processed in clean room Class 6 area. Uses include production of seals for contact with skin, blood, plasma, or dialysis fluid; medical...

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Chemicals & Gases

Process-Stable Hydrophilic Softener suits textile finishing.

Imparting silky-velvety hand, WETSOFT® NE 580 silicone softener emulsion is designed for hydrophilic finishing of textiles. Self-dispersing microemulsion concentrate imparts absorbency and stability in alkaline solutions. Used on its own or together with other finishing agents, it is suited for use in finishing natural, mixed, and synthetic fibers. Solution remains stable when exposed to...

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