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Dow Corning Witnesses Growing Demand for LSR Materials in Medical Applications

Dow Corning Witnesses Growing Demand for LSR Materials in Medical Applications

Healthcare OEMs and fabricators are constantly looking for advanced and versatile material technologies to address increasing medical expenses, rising demand for both complicated and disposable medical devices, and the requirements of rigorous healthcare standards. Dow Corning says that these converging trends are the growth drivers for its extensive range of high-performance liquid silicone rubber (LSR) solutions. [More]
Soft, Slithering Robotic Arm Made of Silicone Rubber

Soft, Slithering Robotic Arm Made of Silicone Rubber

Scientists from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) of MIT have designed a soft robotic arm capable of slithering through pipe-like structures similar to a snake. The arm design is similar to that of octopus tentacles. [More]
Kardoes Rubber Acquired by HEXPOL

Kardoes Rubber Acquired by HEXPOL

HEXPOL has acquired the business of Kardoes Rubber Co. from the founder Mr. Frank Kardoes and his family. Frank Kardoes started Kardoes Rubber in 1988 and Kardoes is today a well-known Rubber Compounder in the US market. [More]
Dow Corning’s TPSiV Elastomers Proven Safe for Skin Contact Applications

Dow Corning’s TPSiV Elastomers Proven Safe for Skin Contact Applications

Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, announced today that its TPSiV® 4000 and TPSiV® 4200 Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) have been shown to be safe for skin contact applications in two independent medical test protocols. [More]
In-Depth Report on Global and Chinese Spray Polyurea Elastomer Industry

In-Depth Report on Global and Chinese Spray Polyurea Elastomer Industry

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Spray Polyurea Elastomer (SPUA) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. [More]
Kardoes Rubber Acquired by HEXPOL

Kardoes Rubber Acquired by HEXPOL

HEXPOL has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Kardoes Rubber Co. from the founder Mr. Frank Kardoes and his family. Frank Kardoes started Kardoes Rubber in 1988 and Kardoes is today a well-known Rubber Compounder in the US market. [More]
Pirelli to Introduce New 18-Inch Tyre Design Concept

Pirelli to Introduce New 18-Inch Tyre Design Concept

Pirelli is introducing a new 18-inch tyre design concept to showcase the way that Formula One could look in the near future. But rather than an abstract design, this is a fully functional tyre, capable of completing demonstration runs around Silverstone during the forthcoming in-season test from next Tuesday to next Wednesday (8-9 July). [More]
New Report on Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing Industry in China

New Report on Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing Industry in China

Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: China synthetic rubber manufacturing industry, 2014 [More]
Cooper Tire’s Global Technical Center to be Fully Operational by End of 2014

Cooper Tire’s Global Technical Center to be Fully Operational by End of 2014

At an event today, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company officially announced its upcoming Global Technical Center (GTC), a $35.5 million leading worldwide center of excellence for tire science and technology, advanced technology and innovation technology, that will ultimately employ 40 scientists and engineers, many of whom will be in highly specialized technical roles. [More]
Polymer Technologies Launches New Elastomeric Solutions Division

Polymer Technologies Launches New Elastomeric Solutions Division

Polymer Technologies Inc., a leading manufacturer of noise reduction materials, thermal composites, and molded foam products, is excited to announce its continued growth and expansion. [More]