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XIAMETER® Silicones Simplified - from Dow Corning

 

XIAMETER® Brand Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR)

XIAMETER liquid silicone rubber (LSR) compounds are two-part pumpable silicone materials that are mixed and rapidly heat-cured to form elastomeric components.

 

Ideal for intricate designs manufactured in large, automated quantities, LSR can increase your processing efficiency. XIAMETER liquid silicone rubber materials offer:

  • Industrial and food contact formulations
  • Infant care formulations
  • Fabric Coating formulations
  • High Voltage formulations
  • Excellent processing performance
  • Fast cure rate
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower production costs
  • Ideal solution for intricate designs, close-tolerance parts (keypads, connector seals, baby bottle nipples, etc.)
  • Formulation with platinum catalysts
  • Processing primarily via liquid injection molding (coating grades available)

 

Fabricating and Molding with XIAMETER® Silicone Rubbers

Liquid injection molding – Liquid silicone rubber (LSR) injected into a closed, heated mold.

  • High production rates possible
  • Automated processing
  • Ideal for intricate designs, close-tolerance parts (e.g., keypads, connector seals, baby bottle nipples, etc.)
  • Learn more – download our injection molding guide