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Press gallery

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    ELASTOSIL respirator mask

    Thanks to their purity and good skin compatibility, silicones increasingly find use in medical-technology applications. At COMPAMED 2017, chemical group WACKER is presenting its new ELASTOSIL® LR 5040 liquid silicone rubber. The product features excellent tear strength after curing, allowing manufacturers of medical devices to dispense with thermal post-treatment in many cases.

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    ELASTOSIL LR 5040 - Test

    At Fakuma 2017, WACKER is presenting its new ELASTOSIL® LR 5040 product line. This liquid silicone rubber is extremely robust after curing and can be used in sensitive areas even without thermal post-curing.

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    ELASTOSIL LR 5040 - feeding teat

    The new liquid silicone line ELASTOSIL® LR 5040 has been specially developed for applications in the baby-care, food-contact and medical industries. Its products contain only few volatile components and exhibit excellent mechanical properties even without thermal post-curing.

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    Illustration: LDL Atherosclerosis

    High LDL (low density lipoprotein) levels are one main factor for the occurrence of coronary heart diseases and atherosclerosis. WACKER’s HTEssence® is able to significantly reduce LDL

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    Study results: Change in LDL Cholesterol after 4 weeks

    Results of a recent clinical human study show a significant reduction of LDL cholesterol with WACKER’s nature-identical hydroxytyrosol HTEssence® in comparison to olive extract and placebo

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