MIDLAND, Mich. (Jan. 9)—Dow Corning Corp.´s Healthcare Industries division has introduced a line of silicone elastomer products targeted to customers who make non-implant medical devices and extrusions for pharmaceutical processing. The new line has been tested to meet USP Class VI requirements and is being launched in response to customer requests for materials and related services that help them maintain an advantage in the competitive health care industry, a Dow Corning spokeswoman said. The line—which consists of four new rubber elastomers in the 35, 50, 65 and 80 durometer range—expands Dow Corning´s Silastic-brand BioMedical Grade elastomers. The company also plans the product line in 2001 to include high consistency elastomers as well as liquid silicone rubbers.
Dow Corning unveils silicone elastomer line
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