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Low density liquid silicone enhances recycling

Dow announced the general availability of its first low density LSR for injection molding as part of its Silastic line, and the LSR is initially available to brand owners and formulators in Europe and North America. The material’s properties make it a favorable option, particularly for food dosing valves, closures, dispensers, seals, gaskets and other food contact applications

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Biesterfeld and Dow expand strategic partnership for moldable optical silicones

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie and long-term partner Dow have extended their strategic partnership. With immediate effect, Biesterfeld will distribute the well-known moldable optical silicone product range SILASTIC™, serving the industrial, retail and consumer lighting industries. The distribution area includes the DACH region, as well as Northern and Eastern Europe.

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Univar Solutions partners with Dow to distribute silicone based defoamers

Univar Solutions Inc. announced an agreement with Dow to distribute its line of silicone based defoamers DOWSIL™ and XIAMETER™ for agrochemical applications in Mexico. The expanded agreement further solidifies Univar Solutions’ ability to provide a broad range of industry-leading products, solutions and expertise for its agrochemical industry customers

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Ultra high Mooney branched EPDM: Easy to process high filler loading compounds

many EPDM grades are still produced using conventional Ziegler-Natta catalysts, molecular catalysts for EPDM production have been adopted readily and have grown rapidly. Dow has introduced its Advanced Molecular Catalyst (AMC) technology as a new benchmark in the EPDM industry by enabling even higher process sustainability and catalyst efficiency

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Dow features sustainable silicone technologies at China International Automotive Electronics and Electric Vehicle Conference

Dow to present its advanced silicone solutions for more sustainable mobility during two technical presentations at electronica China’s 2021 China International Automotive Electronics and Electric Vehicle Conference. Dow scientists will explain how the company’s material technologies are addressing specific application challenges in electric vehicles and power electronics

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