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Silicone coated release market forecast with a CAGR of 12.7 percent through 2030

The Silicone Coated Release Film market offers several types of substrates such as PET, PE, PP, and others. PET substrates provide a high level of thermal stability, while PE substrates are suitable for applications requiring flexibility. PP substrates offer exceptional strength and transparency, while other substrates cater to specific application needs.

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Synthetic leather combines genuine leather qualities with sustainability

Synthetic leathers made from silicone (Si) have superior tactile feel, durability, recyclability, ease of cleaning and inherent fire resistance, but have poor abrasion and cratch resistance due to the inherent properties of silicones. LuxSense is a first of its kind silicone-organic hybrid synthetic leather that combines the benefits of both to become the first synthetic leather that competes with authentic leather on performance, and exceeds all leathers on sustainability.

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Wacker expands production of silicone sealants at Nünchritz site

In response to growing demand, the WACKER chemical group is expanding its production and cartridge filling capacities for silicone sealants at its Nünchritz site. The expansion will increase the company’s capability to supply customers, who contract WACKER to produce ready-to-use silicone sealants for their direct sales. Some €20 million has been budgeted for the new manufacturing lines, which are scheduled to begin production in the fall of 2024. Construction is expected to start before the end of this year, subject to approval from the regulatory authorities involved. The expansion project will create additional new jobs at the site.

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Dow expands silicone sealant line for photovoltaic materials

– Dow announced the expansion of its silicone sealant products to offer photovoltaic (PV) module assembly materials, furthering the global movement toward renewable energy. The newly launched DOWSIL™ PV Product Line with six silicone-based sealants and adhesives solutions can be used to deliver durability and proven performance for frame sealing, rail bonding, junction box bonding and potting, and building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) installation materials.

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Liquid silicone rubber market forecast with a CAGR of 8.3 percent through 2030

Liquid Silicone Rubber Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.3% during the forecast period 2023-2030 according to USD Analytics. Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) is a versatile material used in various applications due to its excellent properties such as high thermal stability, low toxicity, and resistance to chemicals and UV radiation. The LSR market is expected to grow significantly in the coming years due to the increasing demand from various end-use industries such as healthcare, automotive, electrical and electronics, and others.

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Silicone coatings market forecast with a CAGR of 6 percent through 2032

Revenue from the global silicone coatings market currently stands at US$ 6.64 billion. Worldwide consumption of silicones coatings is projected to increase at a CAGR of 6% from 2022 to 2032, as per a new analysis by Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider.
The silicone coatings market will be primarily driven by trends of industrialization and urbanization across the world. Rising construction activities, increasing use of silicone coatings in automotive manufacturing, and growing popularity of the features of silicone coatings are expected to favor market growth. However, high costs of production and increased availability of low-cost alternatives are anticipated to have a hindering effect on the demand growth of silicone coatings over the coming years.

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Dow launches recyclable silicone self-sealing tire solution

Dow announced its launch of the world’s first recyclable silicone self-sealing tire solution. The solution has been successfully utilized in Bridgestone’s newly released B-SEALS, a recyclable tire sealant technology. With its new SiLASTIC™ SST-2650 Self-sealing Silicone, Dow is meeting self-sealing tire manufacturers’ demands for high performance and sustainability, while providing drivers and passengers with a lighter-weight, safer, and more durable solution.

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