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Silicone-based raw materials and formulation ingredients are used for a wide range of applications in chemical manufacturing: chlorosilanes, siloxanes, methyl resins, silanol fluids and siloxylated polyethers. These are used directly to improve the efficiency of processes, as well indirectly as lubricants and foam control agents, for example. Elkem Silicones has a longstanding tradition of partnering with its customers to jointly develop tailor-made solutions to meet their functional requirements. We offer formulators a full range of silicone-based raw materials and intermediates, produced in our state-of-the-art facilities

Silicones are extremely versatile, applied in such diverse applications as improving the flexibility and strength of polymers, increasing water repellency and chemical resistance or improving gas permeability. To deliver solutions for our customers, we leverage our outstanding silicone technologies by giving you access to related technologies and expertise within our group. Elkem Silicones understands your desire for differentiation and we are available to amaze you and provide you with innovative solutions. We care about what you need and would be delighted to have the opportunity to put our teams to the test !

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AdhesivesThree adhesive roller.Flexible, durable and versatile silicone answers for your adhesive needs.Adhesiveshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Adhesives.aspx
Construction SealantA construction with multi-coloured windows.Elkem Silicones Construction Sealant Solutions.Construction Sealanthttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Construction-sealant.aspx
FoundrySilicones are ideal for making lost-wax molding models for art foundries.Foundryhttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Foundry.aspx
High Temperature CoatingsA motorcycle exhaust pipe with blue painting coating. Bluesil® RES silicone resins are specially formulated to resist temperatures of up to 600°C in industrial paints and other applications.High Temperature Coatingshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/High-Temperature-Coatings.aspx
InksA tattoo machine with colored silicone inks.Elkem Silicones formulations for inks and coatings last longer, provide spectacular colors and are environmentally friendly. Inkshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Inks.aspx
LeatherSewing machine sewing an artificial leather.Silicones Protect and Enhance Leather. Leatherhttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Leather.aspx
MarineA boat approaching an offshore marine platform to stock some fuel.Silicones are widely used in shipping, for leisure crafts and for offshore oil & gas rigs for their performance features and to withstand harsh environmental conditions. Marinehttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Marine.aspx
Oil & GasTwo oil well with a pink sky at sunset time.Elkem Silicones Oil & Gas solutions.Oil & Gashttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/oil-and-gas.aspx
Paint & CoatingsVarious coloured open tubes of painting.​How do Elkem Silicones improve paints and coatings?Paint & Coatingshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/paint-and-coating.aspx
PulpClose on pulp paper.Elkem Silicones products for pulp and paper making.Pulphttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Pulp.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
Technical TextilesA waterrepealent red technical textile with drop of water beading on it without infiltrating.Silicones are ideal for coating technical textiles. They are versatile, easy to process and provide durable and innovative performance features. Technical Textileshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Technical-Textiles.aspx



ChemicalsSynthesis, Performance and Process. Discover the elements of silicones.Chemicalshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Industries/Pages/Chemicals.aspx
ConstructionKeeping buildings dry and energy efficient.Constructionhttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Industries/Pages/Construction.aspx
EnergyEnabling and Empowering energy in all its forms.Energyhttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Industries/Pages/Energy.aspx
Home & Personal CareA beautiful woman looking at herself in the mirror while applying cosmetics.Silicones deliver results.Home & Personal Carehttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Industries/Pages/Home-and-Personal-care.aspx
Pulp & PaperThik blue paper half rolled up letting light go through.From Pulp to Specialty Paper. Silicones add value.Pulp & Paperhttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Industries/Pages/pulp-and-paper.aspx
Rubber, Plastic & CompositeClose on multiple coloured cables.Polymers helping Polymers.Rubber, Plastic & Compositehttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Industries/Pages/rubber-plastic-and-composite.aspx
TransportationPicture of a metro transportation station with a blured filter to give a speed impression.Keeping the world moving.Transportationhttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Industries/Pages/Transportation.aspx





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