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Post-Curing of Silicone Elastomers: When is it Necessary?

Are you post-curing your silicone out of habit or necessity? Advances in silicone elastomer technology enable some manufacturers to eliminate this costly step for the first time. For example, a new liquid silicone rubber is the only one that exhibits the same physical profile before and after post-curing. This could potentially make post-curing unnecessary even in industries with strict regulatory requirements.

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Autodesk® Moldflow® Tutorial for Using Dow Corning LSR Material Models

This  video tutorial, prepared by Autodesk®, provides step-by-step instructions for downloading and using fully characterized Dow Corning XIAMETER® Brand LSR material models in their Moldflow® software.

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In-Mold Bonding Adhesives from LORD

LORD Corporation has delivered a new, ground-breaking In-Mold Bonding (IMB™) Adhesive Technology to transform plastic and silicone component assemblies.

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Dow Corning and Darkoo Optics Innovate Highly Efficient and Reliable LED Lens Modules with Advanced Optical Silicones

Darkoo Optics Co., Ltd., an internationally reputable producer of optical lenses that enhance high-performing LED illumination sources, recently collaborated with Dow Corning to develop two new lenses for high-bay lighting fixtures.

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ARLANXEO Introduces New Buna Nd EZ Grade

ARLANXEO has developed a new easy processing neodymium polybutadiene (NdPBR) rubber grade to ease the production issues when adapting high molecular weight Nd Grades into formulations.

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Hallstar Ester Plasticizers for Elastomers

Hallstar is a market leader in producing specialty plasticizers for elastomers. They strive to stay ahead of market trends and new polymer launches with their knowledgeable synthesis and application labs.

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A Plethora of Dow Corning Resources

As a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services worldwide. That’s a lot of options to choose from. To help make your selection process a little easier, we wanted to share some Dow Corning web pages that are packed with valuable resources.

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MillaMed™: New Medical-Grade Millable Polyurethane Compounds from TSE

TSE Industries is pleased to introduce MillaMed™, new solid millable polyurethane compounds, based on aliphatic polyether polyurethanes and designed for medical applications.

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Rubber and Elastomers Insights from Industry Legends

New video captures insights and reflections from rubber legends with over five decades of experience in the elastomer industry.

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Cancarb and RDAbbott Announce New Thermax Agency Partnership

RDAbbott is pleased to announce its appointment as Cancarb Limited’s agent for Thermax brand Thermal Carbon Black to the rubber industry in the United States and Canada effective January 1, 2017.

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