Life-changing silicones for life sciences
Manufacturers who serve the life sciences and healthcare industries use a wide range of Silbione® brand silicones to make medical parts such as catheters, connectors, orthotic and prosthetic devices, and long-term implants. Silbione® Silicones are also used as lubricants for needles and syringes and in skin adhesives for wound dressings, to make pillows and mattresses to prevent ulcers and for use in operating theaters, in podology to make insoles, pads and accessories, and in dental and audiology applications.
Silbione® products used in life science applications must be dependable, safe, biocompatible and comply with strict regulatory standards. Elkem Silicones ensures that its life science products meet the highest quality standards and custom designs its solutions so that they are easy to process and cost effective for manufacturers, while providing comfort and care for patients and final user. We also offer complete support services, including R&D partnerships, to develop new products upstream and reliable procurement and technical support services downstream.