How Is Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) Biocompatible for Medical-Grade Parts?


LSR and Clean Room Production for Hygienic Product Requirements

Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) parts and components are particularly well-suited for medical devices, mother and child care products, sanitary products, and others products with hygienic requirements. LSR is inert, resistant to many substances, and because it’s bio-compatible it works well for products with skin contact. LSR parts that are used in medical devices additionally require that production is in a hygienic controlled environment, and many may also require sterilization.

Why Is Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) Ideal for Manufacturing Medical Parts?

If your company needs medical industry manufacturing parts, you cannot afford to cut corners when it comes to quality. Custom silicone injection molded parts play a prominent role by adding function to medical devices that are critical to the health of the person who uses them.

Food Grade LSR Solutions

Food-grade liquid silicone rubber (LSR) was introduced in the late 1970s and is now a premier material used for many food-related consumer products. This elastomer is suitable for use in food production, storage and preparation — and it has a wide range of uses and benefits.

RICO Group Magazine Insights – 2018

Read the latest news from the RICO Group, including a transition of leadership for SIMTEC Silicone Parts.