Dow Corning has launched new, advanced bio-medical grade Liquid Silicone Rubbers (LSRs) that it says will help OEMs, fabricators and designers take advantage of the growing opportunities in the medical device industry. more

Mar 2, 2016 12:27 PM Materials

PolyOne has launched two new TPE grades for medical device manufacturers that are designed to withstand strong hospital cleaning products whilst still maintaining purpose and function. more

Mar 1, 2016 11:48 AM Materials

Hampshire-based elastomer moulding specialists, Keaflex, has added a cleanroom at its manufacturing facility in order to expand its capabilities. more

Jan 18, 2016 3:33 PM Industry News

UK-based provider of testing equipment, James Heal, has launched a new elastomeric abrasion tester that it says offers higher efficiency in cost and time in comparison to rotary drum (ISO) abrasion testers. more

Jun 18, 2015 9:56 AM IRC/DKT 2015

Elastomatic rubber seal, gasket and moulding specialist, TRP Sealing Systems, has invested in a new CNC machine for mould tool manufacture. more

Jun 12, 2015 11:14 AM Machinery

Putting the potential of rubber on the (road)map

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) has recently published a roadmap spanning 2015-2020 that looks at elastomers and rubber. Here, Dr Sally Beken looks at the potential of the materials in numerous applications. more

Jun 10, 2015 2:06 PM Guest Blog

Calling all elastomer producers and innovators…

Here, Dr Sally Beken, an elastomers specialist at the Materials KTN, writes for BP&R on how UK companies working with elastomers can find out more about cross-sector innovation opportunities, training, research collaboration and access to funding. more

May 30, 2014 2:21 PM Guest Blog

A new range of UK-manufactured machines for the processing of polyurethane foam and elastomers are being officially launched at the ‘British Pavilion’ at K 2013. more

Oct 7, 2013 11:12 AM Machinery

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