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Nov 17, 2017 | Product News

WACKER Unveiled Non-Postcuring Liquid Silicone Rubber for Medical Tech. at COMPAMED

At COMPAMED, WACKER showcased its new ELASTOSIL® LR 5040 line of liquid silicone rubber grades. These silicone products fulfill the stringent regulatory requirements that apply to silicone articles...

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Jun 20, 2017 | Industry News

WACKER Opens Silicones R&D Center to Support Product Development in N. America

WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, officially opened its Silicones R&D Center located in Ann Arbor, MI. New R&D center for silicones will target electronics, health and medical care...

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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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Oct 18, 2017 | Product News

WACKER Showcases Non-Post Cure LSR for Baby Care, Food Contact & Medical Uses at Fakuma

At this year’s Fakuma international tradeshow for plastics processing, WACKER is showcasing its new liquid silicone rubber line ELASTOSIL® LR 5040. These grades feature excellent mechanical...

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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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