Bluestar Silicones to Present at Tape Summit 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, Ph.D., RD Release Coatings Engineer, Bluestar Silicones, will present his paper entitled, "Correlation between mechanical and viscoelastic properties of some peroxide-catalyzed silicone pressure sensitive adhesives." The purpose of the paper is to highlight the correlation between the mechanical and viscoelastic properties of several peroxide catalyzed silicone pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) with the help of the viscoelastic windows (VW) concept.

At Booth #27, Bluestar Silicones will showcase their new range of silicone PSAs. "We're excited to expand our silicone offerings to include PSAs in addition to the silicone release technologies we've been offering for years," says Ronald Hanks, Business Director, Bluestar Silicones. "We look forward to meeting with show attendees at Tape Summit 2015, and discussing how we can help develop products and solutions to meet their needs."

For more information, call (866) 474-6342 or check out the company's release coatings website at

About Bluestar Silicones

With worldwide operations headquartered in Lyon, France, Bluestar Silicones is a $650 million worldwide silicones raw material manufacturer. The company is one of the world's leading fully integrated global silicones manufacturers with more than 60 years of silicone expertise. Bluestar Silicones has manufacturing operations throughout the world and combines upstream silicon metal operations and capacity with downstream silicone market and application development expertise. The company offers a comprehensive range of silicone technologies in support of diverse specialty markets including paper release, textile coatings, healthcare, moldmaking, automotive, aerospace, and personal care. For more information, call (866) 474-6342.

Press contact:              

Karen O'Keefe

Bluestar Silicones USA

Phone: 732-227-2089 

Fax: 732-249-7000



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