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Platinum Cure Silicone Elastomers

Posted by Katie Sullivan

Nov 18, 2015 11:43:18 AM

You may be familiar with Peroxide Cure Silicones, the conventional method to cure silicone, which contains a catalyst bi-product that has a smell and contains industrial chemicals. The mechanism of a peroxide cure is a free radical cure which results in a number of different by-products.  A post cure is necessary to drive them off.  While Peroxide Cure Silicones are great solutions for industrial and environmental applications, health care products often require an ultra-clean material.  


Platinum Cured Silicone

Focusing on a more sterile silicone, Platinum Cure Silicone is noted for its cleanliness and high purity. Unlike Peroxide Cure Silicones, there are no cure by-products in the Platinum Cured Silicones. These silicones are well suited for healthcare and medical devices.



Key Material Characteristics:

  • Can be made custom thickness from .005 inches to .250 inches
  • Can be made on a roll in low quantity down to 25 l/f for smaller runs
  • Can be made in a MOQ of 1 molded sheet for prototypes
  • USP Class 6
  • FDA Compliant
  • Ultra Clean

Key Material Applications:

  • Medical device gaskets
  • Membrane applications
  • High purity applications

To learn more about Platinum Cure Class IV FDA Silicone, please download this data sheet or visit http://www.sspinc.com/.

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