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Mold-making Compounds - ELASTOSIL®

Mold-making compounds made from ELASTOSIL® silicone rubber are flow-able, durable and easy to process. They cure to elastomers that possess excellent self-release properties and good transparency. ELASTOSIL® therefore meets all the key requirements on products used for prototyping, where high-volume, economical production is essential.

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ELASTOSIL® Silicone Rubber

ELASTOSIL® silicone rubbers are true all-rounders. Aside from extremely heat-resistant and high-strength grades, the portfolio includes specialty grades that possess magnetic properties. Extrudable solid silicone rubber ELASTOSIL® R 781/80 is detectable and can be used in a host of applications, such as magnetic closures.

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Plant for Specialty Monomers at WACKER’s Burghausen Site

New plant for specialty monomers at WACKER’s Burghausen site: Specialty monomers are key raw materials for the manufacture of specific dispersible polymer powders. With the construction of the new plant, WACKER is strengthening its position as a market and technology leader in this field.

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Lab test on color stability

Lab test on color stability: alternating high and low temperatures, UV light and humidity simulate months of outdoor weathering in a lab environment. Even after 1000 hours, the test panel coated with the new dispersion PRIMIS® AF 1000 formulation (right) is as brightly colored as before, whereas the commercial alternative (left) is showing clear signs of weathering.

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SILRES® WH

The silicone resin emulsion in the SILRES® WH line provides wood with long-lasting protection against moisture and damp, as evidenced by the beading effect on impregnated wood (right). In contrast, the untreated wood (left) becomes damp immediately. By providing long-term protection, SILRES® WH greatly reduces the frequency of renovating and recoating exterior woodwork.

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