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Healthcare Liquid Silicone Rubber for Low Temperature Overmolding Applications

Roger Hendrick (Technical Service & Development Scientist - Healthcare Industry, Dow Silicones Corporation)

Location: 210C

Date: Tuesday, February 5

Time: 10:15am - 11:00am

Track: MD&M West: Technical Solutions

Vault Recording: TBD

The development of LSR products suitable for over-molding onto thermoplastic components such as those made from copolyester has been accomplished with new LSR technologies broadening medical device design options.

Topics covered include:

  • Silicone cure rheology improvements
  • Key characteristics of Low Temperature Cure LSRs (tensile, tear, mixed pot-life) relative to standard materials
  • Potential material applications