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Silicones the dependable, safe and biocompatible material for life science.

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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.

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AdhesivesThree adhesive roller.Flexible, durable and versatile silicone adhesivesAdhesives
Long term medical implantsHow do silicone products improve long-term implants?Long term medical implants
Medical ComponentsMedical grade silicone for high performance medical components.Medical Components
Prosthetics & OrthoticsA knee orthotic.Silicone to optimize prosthetic devices and orthotics performance.Prosthetics & Orthotics
Rubber ManufacturingPicture of a yellow rubber mask and tuba.Innovative Silicone Elastomers for Rubber Manufacturing.Rubber Manufacturing
Skin AdhesivesSurgical tape using silicone skin adhesive.Silicone Products for Skin Adhesives.Skin Adhesives



Extrusion of Tubes and CathetersMedical catheters manufactured with an extrusion process using silicone. of Tubes and CathetersSilicones are ideal for making extruded catheters while complying with the most demanding standard.



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Liquid Silicone RubberA smiling man making exercices with his physiotherapist to get use to his left artificial leg. Silicone RubberHow do innovative silicones improve prosthetic liners?
Silbione® Biomedical ADH1 M200®-Biomedical-ADH1-M200-.aspxSilbione® Biomedical ADH1 M200Implantable Grade Adhesive
Silicone Soft Skin Adhesive for longer wear times Soft Skin Adhesive for longer wear timesLow-trauma adhesives are increasingly requested by end users of skin-worn products like orthoptic patches, post-op dressings and health monitoring devices.