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Apr 20, 2017 | Industry News

WACKER/STC Agree on Co-branding of Ready-to-use Silicone Compounds

WACKER and STC Silicones have concluded an agreement on co-branding of ready-to-use silicone compounds for automotive, medical, electrical and household-product sectors. Under its terms, STC to...

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Nov 18, 2016 | Product News

New Self-adhesive LSR with Low-friction Surface from WACKER at COMPAMED

At COMPAMED medical-technology trade fair, WACKER has unveiled self-adhesive liquid silicone rubber (LSR) that has a low coefficient of friction. This cost-effective transparent grade is USP...

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Oct 10, 2016 | Industry News

WACKER Establishes New R&D Center in US; Expands Silicone Business

WACKER is expanding its R&D facilities for silicones, used in medical care applications, by establishing a new R&D center located in Ann Arbor, MI, USA. The facility is dedicated to support WACKER’s...

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Jul 15, 2016 | Product News

WACKER at K 2016: To Launch Highly Transparent LSR for Lighting Technologies

WACKER will present a new generation of highly transparent liquid silicone rubbers for lighting technologies at the 20th International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber K 2016. New LSR makes it...

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Jul 11, 2016 | Product News

WACKER at K 2016: To Present New Improved Oil-resistance LSR for Auto

WACKER will be presenting a new liquid silicone rubber designed especially for use in automotive engineering applications at the 20th International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber K 2016. New...

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Feb 1, 2017 | Industry News

WACKER Appoints Foster Corp. as Medical-grade Silicone Rubbers Distributor in N. America

Foster Corporation has been appointed the exclusive distributor of WACKER SILPURAN® medical-grade silicone rubbers for the North American healthcare markets. Foster Corporation will provide sales...

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Oct 24, 2016 | Industry News

WACKER Awards New 3D Printing Technique for Silicone Rubber Parts Production

WACKER has recently conferred “Alexander Wacker Innovation Award” on researchers for their development of new 3D printing tech. to produce silicone rubber parts for automotive, medical and aerospace...

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Oct 5, 2016 | Product News

Shock-resistant New Silicone Rubber from WACKER for LED Encapsulants at K 2016

WACKER will unveil two new encapsulation compounds for light-emitting diodes (LED) at K 2016 plastic show. The two new transparent silicone rubber grades, LUMISIL® 740 and LUMISIL® 770, are...

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Jul 12, 2016 | Product News

WACKER at K 2016: To Showcase Highly-transparent Silicones for LED Encapsulants

At K2016, WACKER will be showcasing high performance silicones for the encapsulation of light emitting diodes (LED) and optical components. UMISIL® 590 and LUMISIL® 591 are highly transparent...

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Jul 8, 2016 | Product News

WACKER at K 2016: To Launch Hydrolysis- & Steam-resistant Liquid Silicone Rubber for Seals

At K 2016, WACKER will unveil ELASTOSIL® LR 3020/60, a liquid silicone rubber that cures to form a steam-resistant and hydrolytically stable elastomer. The fast-curing rubber is suitable for highly...

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