Category: Technology

Synthetic Rubber: Medical care improved with silicones

Silicones, owing to their unique qualities, enhance the efficiency of advanced medical technologies, says Angelica Buan in this article. Today’s fast-paced lifestyle predisposes populations to a myriad of health conditions that often go unchecked until it’s too late. Debilitating conditions…

Dow and partners advance 3D-printable LSR with colours

American chemical corporation Dow (formerly Dow Chemical), together with Nexus Elastomer Systems and German RepRap, have recently introduced a new system which allows users to 3D-print coloured parts using Dow’s Silastic 3D 3335 liquid silicone rubber (LSR). Dow’s Silastic material is…