Liquid Silicone Rubber Properties

Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR)

Why Choose Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR)?

When choosing materials to manufacture critical parts and components, consider Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR); this is the primary material we process here at SIMTEC, and it is therefore where our expertise lies. Its characteristics and chemical properties make it an ideal material for many applications in a wide range of industries.

Liquid Silicone Rubber
EXAMPLE: Liquid Silicone Rubber Ear Bud

Properties of LSR:

  • Odorless, tasteless
  • Hypoallergenic, inorganic backbone
  • Hygienic, resistant to bacteria and mold growth
  • High biocompatibility
  • High thermal stability
  • Ozone/UV Safe
  • Extreme temperature range performance
  • Unique colors and visual effect possibilities
  • Electrically conductive grades
  • UL component recognition

Current Applications Include:

  • Catheter tubing
  • Connectors/membranes
  • Gaskets, seals o-rings
  • Hand instruments
  • Lighted Buttons
  • Needle-free valve sights
  • Pull rings
  • Skin contact devices
  • Soft-touch buttons/surfaces
  • Steam-sterilized parts
  • Syringe tips
  • Valve components
  • And much more!

For specific information regarding material and application alternatives, we recommend visiting our technical information page or contacting us directly.

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