RSS

Silicone

Members of WACKER’s UK team and Intertronics

Intertronics

WACKER signs up intertronics for silicone distribution. more

Industry News

PDMS-TO-GLASS-e1501255125153.png

Henniker

Henniker, based in Risley, has used plasma treatment to improve stickyness of silicone. more

Industry News

Two new silicone conformal coating formulations, ECC3011, and ECC3051S, have been released by Techsil. more

Industry News

A silicone rubber manufacturer based in Lancashire has finished trials that find silicone rubber has the edge over Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer for heat resistance. more

Materials

Dow Corning has launched a new silicone masterbatch designed to optimise the processability of highly mineral-filled polyethylene (PE) compounds for wire and cable applications. more

Materials

A UK-headquartered silicone manufacturer and supplier has developed a new sponge material capable of improving the safety of rail passengers whilst boasting a range of high quality fire specifications. more

Materials

A UK-based silicone and organic rubber products specialist has helped transform a bright idea into a practical and potentially life-changing solution for bus passengers with visual or hearing impairments. more

Materials

A UK manufacturer of silicone caps designed to reduce hair loss in patients undergoing chemotherapy has won an award for its collaboration with academia. more

Industry News

UK-based manufacturer of silicones, ACC Silicones, has opened a new R&D facility that it says will allow the company “to push the technical boundaries” of its products. more

Industry News

Hereford-based TRP Sealing Systems has invested in a new 400 tonne injection moulding machine for the production of high voltage silicone insulators. more

Machinery

A UK-based company has been recognised by medical industry leaders for its expertise in silicone rubber at the recent Medtech World Awards. more

Industry News

A cooling cap that can help reduce hair loss in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy has been further improved by a UK rubber and silicones manufacturer. more

Materials

The role of colour in silicone has changed dramatically over the past three decades. The functional properties of silicone are being embraced by manufacturers and the polymer now features in increasing numbers of everyday consumer items. more