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

12 Sep 2017 16:02 Industry News

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

31 May 2017 16:46 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

24 Mar 2017 14:13 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

23 Dec 2016 09:00 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

16 Dec 2016 15:06 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

5 Jul 2016 09:00 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

2 Mar 2016 11:51 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

1 Mar 2016 16:46 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

8 Dec 2015 15:00 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

10 Nov 2015 16:39 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

7 Oct 2015 11:32 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

25 Oct 2012 16:18