Due to its inherent purity, inertness and biocompatibility, silicone is an extremely versatile material that lends itself to a broad range of application conditions and is a preferred choice of elastomer in the biomedical, pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. As a liquid raw material, silicone offers advantages in processing that render it a premier choice of material for technical components in high volumes.
Benefits of Silicone
Types of Silicone
There are principally two types of Silicone:
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions offers a comprehensive portfolio of standard and proprietary grades within both categories. These cover a broad range of products and processes to suit specific market and application requirements.
Two Shot LSR Technology – the Ultimate LSR Process
One of our most outstanding capabilities is the simultaneous injection of LSR in combination with technical plastics, 2C LSR technology. In what is commonly referred to ask 2K, 2-shot, multi-component injection molding or co-injection, our LSR experts employ highly advanced and sophisticated tool and process engineering to develop the most innovation solutions, combining two, three or more individual materials into one fully bonded, robust component.
LSR molded parts, O-Rings, extruded tubing & hose, tube sets and connections, dip molding & coating, sheeting, bellows, static seals, gaskets, membranes, septa, plugs, silicone-to-plastic bonded and silicone-to-metal bonded components, and more.
Typical Healthcare & Medical Applications
Respiratory care product, inhalers, infusion therapy, drug delivery systems, peristaltic pump sets, diabetes care, dental care devices, medical devices, diagnostic equipment, blood dialysis, catheters, disposable fluid transfer manifolds and closure assemblies, breastfeeding.