December 21

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"Can sustainability be a catalyst? To drive innovation and customer growth. To improve operations and advance inclusion. To tackle some of the world’s most complex challenges.
We think so.

For us, sustainability means responsibility and opportunity. It calls for science and collaboration focused on changing our world. The next decade is critical to create a better future for our plant. We all must take action. We all must do our part. That’s why at Dow we are accelerating our sustainability actions. To advance a circular economy by delivering solutions to close the resource loops in key markets. By enabling safe materials for a sustainable planet and working closely with our suppliers to deliver on our carbon emission targets.

Together, we have an opportunity to find solutions to the world’s toughest challenges that make a critical and positive impact."

Connect with Bill Stockwell!

Click on the testimonial to connect with Chairman and Chief Technical Officer of Stockwell Elastomerics Bill Stockwell.

A invaluable member of the Silicone Expo USA Advisory Board, connect with Bill on LinkedIn to learn more about the endless capabilities of Stockwell Elastomerics.





Dr. Gupta Verlags GmbH is a globally active specialist publisher of technical journals. With its focus on the material groups rubber, thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) and polyurethane, we successfully serve the supply chain of these industries as an information service provider, from raw material suppliers to processors and OEMs. Our publications are valued as reliable information portals and serve as reference sources and trend-setting information carriers in these industries.

"We are currently the only publishing house worldwide to offer magazines in German and international editions for the materials rubber and polyurethane. In addition, we publish the world's first and only magazine devoted exclusively to the material group of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE)"



National Silicone’s NS-120 Silicone Foam - Fully Qualified and Ready to Ship

National Silicone, a Division of GCP Industrial Products, is now offering customers a smooth skin, medium firm, liquid silicone foam. National Silicone’s NS-120 material is best known for its extreme smoke and flame rating, FDA approved ingredients, shock absorption, and vibration isolation properties.

The NS-120 has a UL-94-V0 smoke and flame rating perfect for applications in electric vehicles (EV), EV charging stations, aerospace, and railcar to name a few. This material also meets FDA 21 CFR 177.2600 for repeated contact with food. Low compression set, UV / Ozone resistant, wide temperature range, and IP67 sealing capabilities makes the NS-120 perfect for many sealing and enclosure applications.

Independent lab testing has fully qualified this material to meet UL 94 V-0, UL 50E, UL 508, AMS 3195, FDA 21 CFR 177.2600, and ASTM D1056 2D2 standard for compression deflection at high temperatures. Certifications are available.

This gray, smooth skin, closed cell, light density foam is available in thickness ranging from 1/32 to 1/2 inch thick. Typical roll lengths are from 20 to 60 feet, in widths from 19.7 to 36 inches wide, also available by the yard, cut parts, in slit widths, and with or without PSA.

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RDAbbott and NovationSi are collaborating with FiteBac Dental, a manufacturer of antimicrobial compounds and additives for dentistry using their patented antimicrobial molecular technology, to provide broad-spectrum antimicrobial protection in silicone and synthetic elastomers. Together, these companies are synergizing the effectiveness of FiteBac’s non-leaching, durable and persistent bactericidal, fungicidal, and virucidal technology in synthetic and silicone polymer systems for use in revolutionary medical and dental devices.

3D-printed silicone shoes give ageing birds a new lease of life!


The novel treatment — which involves creating customised silicone shoes cast from 3D-printed moulds of the birds’ feet — is a result of a two-year collaboration between the Jurong Bird Park’s avian veterinary team and the Keio-NUS Cute Centre of the National University of Singapore’s (NUS).