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Breakthrough LSR Technology Delivers Customization Capabilities with Precision Results



Product(s) / TechnologyProduct(s) / Technologyhttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/company/Pages/Breakthrough-LSR-Technology-Delivers-Customization-Capabilities-with-Precision-Results.aspx2019-09-05T15:41:54ZKaren O’Keefe

Elkem Silicones will showcase its innovative customizable liquid silicone rubber (LSR) system, LSR Select™, at the LSR 2019 Conference in Schaumburg, Ill., from Sept. 9-12.

LSR Select™ is a patented system that gives users control to create custom cure kinetics and durometer blends resulting in proven improved productivity and precise results in the silicone molding process.

Molders can blend bases of differing hardnesses in line to achieve custom durometer blends of 20 to 70 ShA, delivering consistent results for their specific performance requirements.

In addition, LSR SELECT™ offers low temperature cure of 80°C, thus expanding flexibility for overmolding of electronics and heat sensitive plastics.

Elkem Silicones also will highlight its Silbione™ grade of LSR Select™ products, which are ideal for use in healthcare devices for skin contact and implantation less than 30 days. The Silbione™ brand ensures clean manufacturing and biocompatibility support.

For more information, visit us during the conference,  call (866) 474-6342, or visit http://www.silbione.com/products/lsr-1 to discover how you can control your destiny with LSR Select™.


About Elkem Silicones

Elkem Silicones has more than 3,100 employees dedicated to providing silicone solutions with a personal touch that deliver your potential.  Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem ASA, is one of the world's leading fully integrated silicone suppliers, operating 9 multi-functional manufacturing sites and 11 R&D centers around the globe.  Based in Lyon, France, Elkem Silicones offers a full range of silicone technologies for diverse specialty markets including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, paper, personal care and textiles. www.silicones.elkem.com


About Elkem ASA

Founded in 1904, Elkem is one of the world's leading suppliers of silicon-based advanced materials with operations throughout the value chain from quartz to specialty silicones, as well as attractive market positions in specialty ferrosilicon alloys and carbon materials. Elkem is a publicly listed company on the Oslo Stock Exchange and is headquartered in Oslo. The company has 6,000 employees with 27 production sites and sales offices in a total of 28 countries worldwide. In 2018, Elkem had revenues of 25.9 billion NOK ($2.9 billion). To learn more, please visit www.elkem.com.