Bluestar Silicones and Elkem will introduce new products & services at K 2016 in Düsseldorf
Bluestar Silicones presents its latest elastomer innovations for Electrical Insulators, Automotive, Moldmaking, Healthcare, Safety Cables, Railway & Aerospace, Food applications and also introduces its new industrial investments in France, USA, Spain and Brazil.
Taylor made solutions for Electrical market: according to its outstanding features like: great mechanical properties, low weight and hydrophobicity, silicones are an excellent option for energy transmission and distribution. The BluesilTM range offers the best electrical properties for Insulators, Automotive Cables & Construction Cables, such as the FRC 8470 grade specially designed for Safety Cables.
Safe solutions for Automotive: relying on of 50 years of experience in Silicones technology, Bluestar Silicones offers automotive industry manufacturers, equipment suppliers and sub-contractors customers an extensive range of products to meet their increasingly demanding requirements in terms of performance features, reliability and cost effectiveness. Ask our experts who will guide you with the best solution within our BluesilTM range.
Discover the full Rubber Silicone Range: With its outstanding silicone elastomers range, Bluestar Silicones also offer products for Moldmaking (pad printing, laser rolls and general molding), Railway & Aerospace parts, and Healthcare products under the Silbione® brand.
You can also rely on Bluestar Silicones services to answer your main needs and guarantee you a full satisfaction. Come and discover our Reprocessing Service, to rework your out of shelf life silicones when possible in order to allow you to reuse it, save costs and reduce environment impact.
Meet our Mix & Fix Centers experts and get your taylor-made solutions: BluesilTM products are meant to be an adaptive toolbox with immense possibilities. With a dedicated support, Bluestar Silicones is at the service of its customer´s innovation for a real differentiation. Bluestar Silicones Mix & Fix Centers are specialized in formulation and packaging units located at the center of major rubber and elastomer converters regions (Latin America, Europe, Asia and North America). Specialized in heat cure silicone rubber (HCR), the Bluestar Silicones Mix & Fix Centers develop, within extremely short lead times, products according to customer´s specifications and equipment providing on top the service you need.
Elkem presents its Sidistar® additives line of products for: Electrical Insulators, Automotive, General Rubber goods, Conveyor belting, Safety Cables, Wood-plastic composites and Engineering plastics applications.
The Sidistar® range of additives is an innovative sustainable product based on semi-nano size spherical particles which can be dispersed down to primary particles. Due to its morphology, it offers unique properties for improving thermoplastic and elastomer compounds.
The advantages Sidistar® offers include:
Improved Rheological behavior; lowering viscosity due to ball bearing effects
Improved flame retardancy; due to stronger char formation
Improved dynamic fatigue; helping to improve service life
Improved fibre dispersion; reducing orientation of fibres
Our experts are available for guiding you with the best solutions for your specific requirements.
Discover Bluestar Silicones and Elkem during the K-Show 2016 in Düsseldorf : come and meet our teams of professionals, powered by passion us, bringing you agile innovative solutions, BECAUSE WE CARE!
Visit us on Hall 7, level 2 / A02
Find out more at : k-online.com
About Bluestar Silicones
With worldwide operations headquartered in Lyon, France, Bluestar Silicones is a $650 million worldwide silicones raw material manufacturer. The company is one of the world's leading fully integrated global silicones manufacturers with more than 60 years of silicone expertise. Bluestar Silicones has manufacturing operations throughout the world and combines upstream silicon metal operations and capacity with downstream silicone market and application development expertise. The company offers a comprehensive range of silicone technologies in support of diverse specialty markets including paper release, textile coatings, healthcare, moldmaking, automotive, aerospace, and personal care. Bluestar Silicones is owned by Elkem AS, Norway
Founded in 1904 and headquartered in Oslo, Norway with an annual turnover of 14,5 billion Norwegian Kroner, 24 plants worldwide and 3600 employees, it is world's most innovative silicon producer offering a unique range of products. The Sidistar® line of products is produced and marketed through its Silicon Materials division. Elkem serves markets like the electronics industry, construction industry, refractory and ceramics industry, the Oil industry and the polymer processing industry. More information can be found at www.elkem.com"