ALBANY, N.Y.—Momentive Performance Materials Inc. has introduced Silopren 2171 liquid silicone rubber, representing a new generation of oil-resistant LSRs for use in the automotive industry.
Silopren LSR 2171 is a mineral-filled 70 Shore A hardness grade with low compression set and good tear resistance, Momentive said.
Its potential applications include anti-drainback valves and oil seals found under vehicle hoods, according to the company.
Momentive said Silopren LSR 2171 can be a cost-efficient alternative to existing oil-resistant silicone materials.
For more information, visit www.momentive.com.