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Silicone Elastomer World Summit

Elkem Silicones attends the Silicone Elastomer World Summit

In late November 2016, Elkem Silicones attended the Silicone Elastomer World Summit, also known as the home of the global elastomers industry. Over 100 manufacturers and academics came together in Cologne, Germany to discuss a wide array of topics, ranging from...

/ February 16, 2017
Reprocessing services Bluestar Silicones

Reprocessing silicones: why throw old product out when you can re-use it?

At Elkem Silicones, we provide both catalyzed and non-catalyzed solutions. To manufacture a product, first a masterbatch, which is not ready for use, is prepared. A catalyst is then added, usually peroxide or platinum, to achieve reticulation which causes a...

/ November 15, 2016
engine performance silicone

Rev up car engine performance with silicone

Find a car without silicone and that is the day when pigs fly. An unlikely feat indeed which goes to show that silicone is essential to the car manufacturing process, especially when it comes to building engines. Let’s take a...

/ October 3, 2016