Bluesil™

​​​Silicones improve daily life.

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The Challenge

Silicones are used in a great diversity of applications, to improve our everyday lives with safer, more comfortable and more convenient products.

  • The transport industry on land, sea and in the air uses silicone in fluids, polymers, lubricants, engine seals, air bag coatings and for tire manufacturing

  • In the electrical and electronics industries, silicones are used for insulation and electrical protection, electronic sealing and potting, cable and equipment padding, heat resistance and fire protection

  • For the paint and coatings industry, silicones are used in paints, varnishes, papers, textiles, leather and adhesives

  • In industrial applications, silicones are used to manufacture decorative molds, industrial castings, art reproductions, anti-foam products for pulp and paper and for treating effluents

  • In the construction industry, silicones are used in architectural molds, structural seals, glass assembly, waterproofing, treatment of outside walls, sanitation installations and solar panel fastenings.

To serve these diverse industries and needs, silicone producers must not only provide their customers with customized products, they must know and understand their needs and work collaboratively with them in Research & Development and provide them with reliable logistics services and full technical support. ​

 

Why us

Bluesil™ is our dedicated trademark, created in 2011 by Elkem Silicones to replace the Rhodorsil® brand, for applications in transport, electrical and electronics, paint and coatings, architecture, construction and other industrial activities. The brand stands for high-quality and high-purity silicone ingredients and formulations. It expresses our identity, including:

  • Our expertise and commitment to a wide range of industrial sectors
  • Global presence, with production units in Europe, South America, North America and Asia Pacific
  • Our R&D and technical service laboratories located in major industrial manufacturing areas around the world, close to our customers' manufacturing facilities
  • Our competitive offering and dedication to our customers
  • 60 years of experience in designing and producing high-performance silicone products.
     
     

Results

Beyond being a highly-diversified product range, Bluesil™ is a wide offer of services provided by highly-skilled professionals who listen to you and provide you with customized solutions to:

    • Optimize industrial productivity and efficiency through process improvements and defect rate and waste reductions

    • Reduce the total cost of operations

    • Ensure clean and safe processing to guarantee the quality of products

    • Comply with the most demanding standards.

    • Provide you with complete support services, including R&D partnerships, to develop new products upstream and reliable logistical and technical support services downstream.

To deliver the solutions you need, we provide tailor-made products and give you access to our related silicone technologies and expertise within our international group, with its fully integrated silicon design and production chain. We understand your sector and your desire for innovation and differentiation. We are available to advise you, amaze you and provide you with outstanding solutions.

Product solving
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Adhesive bandagesSkin friendly adhesive bandages.Adhesive bandageshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Adhesive-bandages.aspx
Agricultural AdjuvantsA green agricultural wheat fieldHow do Silicones adjuvants improve agriculture?Agricultural Adjuvantshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/agricultural-adjuvants.aspx
AirbagsTwo dummies in a car before an airbag crash test.Durability and reliability of silicones for automotive airbags.Airbagshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Airbags.aspx
Antifoam / DefoamerA blue antifoam liquid solution with bubblesAntifoam agent safe for people and machine.Antifoam / Defoamerhttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/antifoam-defoamer.aspx
Antiperspirants & DeodorantsA men using a silicone based deodorantDeodorants active ingredients.Antiperspirants & Deodorantshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/antiperspirants-and-deodorants.aspx
Chemical IntermediatesA BluestarSilicones Chemist wearing a white coat and protection glasses, preparing a silicone based solution in his lab.Silicone intermediates actively enhance the specialty and fine chemical products.Chemical Intermediateshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/chemical-intermediates.aspx
DielectricA set of electrical transformers, capacitors and resistors using silicone based technologyDielectric safe material for insulation and cooling.Dielectrichttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Dielectric.aspx
Hoses & TubesClose on the inside of a tube using silicone based technology.Hoses & Tubing Elastomers.Hoses & Tubeshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/hoses-tubes.aspx
Mold MakingClose on the head of a statue for which the molding process used silicone.Material for precision mold making.Mold Makinghttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Mold-making.aspx
Pad & Roller PrintingClose on a roller printer using silicone to ensure ink transfer and durability.Pad and Roller printing secret for excellent ink transfer and durability on a wide range of surfaces. Pad & Roller Printinghttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Pad--Roller-Printing.aspx
PhotovoltaicA photovoltaic panel.Long lasting photovoltaic resisting extreme weather while keeping maximum productivity. Photovoltaichttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Photovoltaic-applications.aspx
Potting & EncapsulationA printed circuit board.Electrical Potting and Encapsulation providing safety while keeping the high performance.Potting & Encapsulationhttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/potting-and-encapsulation.aspx
Raw MaterialsClose on transparent silicon containing bubbles.How can silicone raw materials improve chemical manufacturing?Raw Materialshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/raw-materials.aspx
Sealing, Bonding & Industrial AssemblyPicture of a white industrial robotic arm in a top end technological factory.Industrial assembly sealing and bonding applications.Sealing, Bonding & Industrial Assemblyhttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/sealing-bonding-and-industrial-assembly.aspx
Self-Adhesive LabelsA bottle of beer with an intact label taken out of from cold iced water.Control the release performance of your self-adhesive labels.Self-Adhesive Labelshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Self-Adhesive-Labels.aspx
SoftenersThree fuzzy and soft looking white towels rolled up. Silicones soften fabrics to make comfortable clothes.Softenershttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/softeners.aspx
Textile CoatingA blue water repealent textile recovered whit drops of water beading on it without infiltrating.Technical coated fabrics meeting their challenges with silicone textile coating.Textile Coatinghttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Textile-Coating.aspx

 

 

Silicone InsulatorsPicture of an electrical elastomeric composite insulator.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/KEC/Pages/CaseStudies/Silicone-Insulators.aspxSilicone InsulatorsInsulators protect power lines and transformers, and work as surge arresters. Low-weight silicones provide the right mechanical properties and reduced overall costs. Elkem Silicones designs and produces silicone insulators and custom compounds.

 

 

Picture of a car engine being jump-started.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/KEC/Pages/SuccessStories/Automotive-Wire--Rubber-Compounds.aspxMehdi ABBADIGlobal Business ManagerSilicone wire to replace externally sourced cables.

 

 

Silicones for Electronics PottingA computer circuit being inducted of silicone potting layer.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/KEC/Pages/Silicones-for-Electronics-Potting.aspxSilicones for Electronics PottingPower electronics devices using IGBT (Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors) operate at up to 200°C, that only new high temperature silicone-based potting materials can resist.
Bluesil FRC 8470A low smoke zero halogeen cable (LSZH) in fire.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/KEC/Pages/Bluesil-FRC-8470.aspxBluesil FRC 8470Innovative HCR in safety cables saves lives.
Artificial Leather Coating SolutionsSewing machine sewing an artificial leather.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/KEC/Pages/Artificial-Leather-Coating-Solutions.aspxArtificial Leather Coating SolutionsElkem Silicones coating for faux leather : Durable and Ecofriendly solutions.

 

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