EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluestar Silicones will promote its Silbione® Biomedical Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) product line for long-term implant applications and its Silbione® skin adhesives for wound care and wearable devices at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East Conference (Booth #368), June 14-16, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.
Available in ShA 01 through 70 hardnesses, Silbione® Biomedical LSRs offer outstanding physicals and lot-to-lot consistency, optimizing product design in an easy-to-process formulation, improving cycle time and part quality. These LSRs are produced and packaged in newly certified and accredited ISO 8 and ISO 7 clean rooms in York, S.C.
"We are committed to providing customers with high quality long term implant silicones that meet the most demanding requirements," said Bob Waitt, Healthcare market manager. "We've made a significant investment in strengthening our position as a trustworthy supplier in the medical grade silicone market. We continue to be the go-to preferred partner you can trust, and verify."
In addition to its long-term implant offering, Bluestar Silicones will promote its Silbione® soft silicone adhesives for wound, scar, transdermal and wearable device applications. Bluestar Silicones now offers the highest tack level available for enhanced, yet gentle adhesion to the skin. High tack Silbione® RT Gel 4642 enables coaters to achieve improved adhesion levels to the skin at lower coat weights than other materials currently available on the market.
In addition to implantable LSR and silicone skin adhesives, Bluestar Silicones offers a full range of soft, durable, yet flexible silicone technologies ideal for wearable devices, including LSR, heat cured rubber (HCR), room temperature vulcanized (RTV) silicones and silicone foam.
The company's unique low durometer liquid silicone rubbers, Silbione® LSR 4301 and Silbione® 4305 (01 and 05 ShA), deliver exceptionally high tear strength and elongation for soft cushioning and vibration dampening applications.
Bluestar Silicones patented silicone foam, Silbione® RT Foam 4241, offers low density open cell silicone foam for flexible, breathable yet durable applications.
For electronic applications, Bluestar Silicones offers Bluesil™ ESA, a primerless system designed to bond to most plastics and metals. The product line offers excellent deep-section cure with no released by-products, excellent dielectric properties, thermal management and corrosion resistance
Bluestar Silicones 226,000 sq. ft. facility in York, S.C., including ISO 8 and ISO 7 clean rooms and enhanced quality systems, is the company's global center of excellence for implant-grade silicones. Bluestar Silicones offers the broad know-how and unique formulations and master files to support the market's specific needs.
For more information, call (866) 474-6342.
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. Bluestar Silicones is owned by Elkem AS, Norway. www.bluestarsilicones.com . For more information, call (866) 474-6342.
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