Medical grade High Consistency Rubber for Healthcare Applications

Elkem Silicones understands the importance of durability and processability when producing parts for the healthcare market. Silbione™ High Consistency Rubbers (HCRs) are two component platinum-catalyzed heat cure rubbers designed for high strength molding and extrusion processes. 

The excellent mechanical characteristics of Silbione™ HCRs make them ideal for a variety of medical device applications including molded medical device parts, balloon catheters and extruded tubing. Our expanding Silbione™ product line offer advantages for producing high quality parts for the healthcare market including easy milling and extrusion, good clarity, high mechanical strength, temperature resistance and high-performance physical properties. 

Elkem Silicones offers the following ranges for High Consistency Rubber (HCR) under the Silbione™ brand:

Our HCR Series Characteristics LONG TERM IMPLANTATION *  MEDICAL GRADE**
Silbione™  Biomedical HCRA M5 Series Extrusion, high perf.
Polyaddition 2K
 
Silbione™ HCRA 45 Series Extrusion, high perf.
Polyaddition 2K
   ♦
Silbione™ HCRA 42 Series Extrusion, general
Polyaddition 2K
   ♦
Silbione™ HCRU 44 Series Peroxyde curing    ♦
 
* 30 days and more inside the body
** less than 29 days inside the body