Life Science

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

Email us! test
A young boy kissing the cheek of a smiling young girl wearing a green band-aid on her forehead.

 

 

COMPAMED 2018https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/company/Lists/Event_company/Dispform.aspx?ID=147COMPAMED 20182018-11-12T14:00:00Z

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.

Product solving
Life Science

 

 

AdhesivesThree adhesive roller.Flexible, durable and versatile silicone adhesivesAdhesiveshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Adhesives.aspx
Long term medical implantsHow do silicone products improve long-term implants?Long term medical implantshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Long-term-medical-implants.aspx
Medical ComponentsMedical grade silicone for high performance medical components.Medical Componentshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Medical-Components.aspx
Prosthetics & OrthoticsA knee orthotic.Silicone to optimize prosthetic devices and orthotics performance.Prosthetics & Orthoticshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/prosthetics-and-orthotics.aspx
Rubber ManufacturingPicture of a yellow rubber mask and tuba.Innovative Silicone Elastomers for Rubber Manufacturing.Rubber Manufacturinghttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Rubber-manufacturing.aspx
Skin AdhesivesSurgical tape using silicone skin adhesive.Silicone Products for Skin Adhesives.Skin Adhesiveshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Skin-Adhesives.aspx

 

 

Extrusion of Tubes and CathetersMedical catheters manufactured with an extrusion process using silicone.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/KEC/Pages/Case-Studies/Extrusion-of-Tubes-and-Catheters.aspxExtrusion of Tubes and CathetersSilicones are ideal for making extruded catheters while complying with the most demanding standard.

 

 

Mix&Fix silicone brand logohttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Our_Brands/Pages/Mix--Fix-Center.aspx
Silbione silicone brand logo.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Our_Brands/Pages/Silbione.aspx
Silcolease silicone brand logo.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Our_Brands/Pages/Silcolease.aspx
https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Our_Brands/Pages/Starsil®.aspx

 

 

 

 

Liquid Silicone Rubber A smiling man making exercices with his physiotherapist to get use to his left artificial leg.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/KEC/Pages/Innovation-Cases/Liquid-Silicone-Rubber.aspxLiquid Silicone Rubber How do innovative silicones improve prosthetic liners?
Silicone Soft Skin Adhesive for longer wear timeshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/KEC/Pages/Innovation-Cases/Silicone-Soft-Skin-Adhesive-for-longer-wear-times.aspxSilicone 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.
Silicone Gels as Low Trauma Adhesiveshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/KEC/Pages/Innovation-Cases/Silicone-Gels-as-Low-Trauma-Adhesives.aspxSilicone Gels as Low Trauma AdhesivesHow do innovative silicones improve wound care?