Using concepts

Let’s think practical and be pragmatic! You will find in this section all the best practices, the methodologies, the processes and use cases for silicone products.

infographic facts about airbags

Fun facts about airbags— and not just for the automotive sector!

Have you ever wondered how airbags are made, how does it work to make them deploy, how many times they can be used…? Here are some answers! All the facts you may not know about airbags in an infographic About the...

/ April 18, 2017
Tire manufacturing process

The tire manufacturing process summed up in an infographic

In the light of our participation in the upcoming Tire Tech 2017 trade show where we will be presenting our Lyndcoat range of release agents, we have created an infographic to explain the different steps involved in the tire manufacturing...

/ February 2, 2017
Silicones and organics for airbag coatings

Airbag coatings: the battle between silicones and organics

New organic materials for coating textiles have popped up on the market, thus putting into question the future of silicone coatings. However, rest assured because silicones are our present, and our future. Their properties are unrivaled by any other organic...

/ January 25, 2017
Silicone and electronics

Keep automotive electronics safe and sound with silicone

As car manufacturers increasingly incorporate delicate and complex electronics into their cars, the role of silicone in protecting these components is ever more vital. Silicone has proven effective in many applications in the automotive industry and when it comes to...

/ November 18, 2016
Textile material treatment

Treating automotive textiles with silicone coatings

Although somewhat overlooked by the automotive industry, silicone coatings can in fact be used on the interior upholstery of cars such as on seat and door fabrics. Silicone can be sprayed or coated on dry fabric, or soaked into fabric....

/ November 10, 2016
car's maintenance cosmetics

Detailing your car inside and out with silicone-based cosmetics

Whether you are a car manufacturer or an individual seeking to resell your car, maintaining the appearance of your car’s exterior and interior is an essential key to attracting buyers and reinforcing customer loyalty. A squeaky clean dashboard and a...

/ November 7, 2016
Manufacturing tires

Silicone: the road to perfect tire production in the automotive industry

Silicone-based process aids play a pivotal role in helping tire manufactures obtain ideal tire balance and sustainable quality. Overlooking the use of silicone process aids in tire production negatively impacts sustainable tire quality.

/ October 10, 2016