How Is Silicone Produced?

Silicone is a versatile polymer used in elastomers, oils, greases and caulks, among other materials. Its primary ingredient is silica — one of the most commonly occurring forms of sand. Here’s what you need to know about the production of silicone.

Types of Liquid Silicone Rubber

Silicone rubbers are man-made polymer materials that have a wide range of industrial and manufacturing applications. The various types of silicone rubbers include room temperature vulcanize, liquid silicone, fluorosilicone and high-consistency rubber. In this post, we’ll provide information about liquid silicone rubber, including what it is and the types that are available for manufacturing purposes.

SIMTEC Featured on Plastics News

We are proud to announce the recognition of a new multi-shot production process that will integrate parts made of multiple materials (LSR/Thermoplastics/Metal) into one component within one manufacturing cell!

Extraordinary LSR Solutions ™ = Extraordinary Components

High-quality end products require safe, reliable, durable, strong materials for optimum performance. SIMTEC is the industry leader in innovative solutions, in Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) and LSR Multi-Shot, across an array of markets and applications deploying its technology across industries, bridging design divides. SIMTEC excels in continuously contributing to the advancement of technology by developing solutions to challenging demands. These solutions are developed at competitive conditions by employing fully-automated manufacturing processes specifically designed for each particular need.

Is Liquid Silicone Rubber the Right Choice for Your Product?

Wondering whether or not liquid silicone rubber (LSR) is the right choice for your project? You’re not alone. As LSR has gained in popularity in recent years, an increasing number of OEMs are looking into the possibility of using it for current and upcoming products. Let’s took at some of the five most popular and compelling arguments for making the switch.