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Silicone, a key ingredient in renewable energy

Silicone, as a durable, inorganic compound, has a great many uses across a multitude of industries. One of the more exciting industries in which silicone polymer usage is widespread is the renewable energy industry; where its efficiency and long-lasting strength are an absolute boon. The central advantage of the use of silicone is that it often replaces the use of petroleum based organic products, which can leave behind or produce a lot of environmentally damaging pollutants; and which also last

Benefits of Solid Silicone Rubber in Application

What is solid silicone rubber and what are the benefits of using solid silicone in a range of industries and environments?

The key factor when choosing a material is the application the silicone will be placed in. These key questions can be asked:

Where will the material be used? What is the purpose? What is the function? Why is a silicone component needed for that application?

What do we mean by solid silicone? 

Solid silicone is a flexible rubber or elastomer Its hardness is measured in Shore A Silicone

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