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Anne Groff, Manager of the NuSil® Analytics Department, simplifies the complicated Durometer scales and demonstrates how we insure that materials are properly tested.

The NuSil® brand is proud to present a film series on the key physical properties of silicone. Understanding both the properties and how they are tested is critical to determining the right silicone for your application. The following film provides relatable examples on Durometer, details on test preparation and finally the methods in which NuSil® silicones are actually tested.

Correct sample preparation is critical when testing silicone materials for specific physical properties. Click the link below for details on how to properly prepare your samples.

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MED-4980

Liquid silicone rubber

For the injection molding of parts requiring a material with a high durometer including: molded rubber stoppers, gaskets, seals, valves, o-rings and other precision parts. Suitable for over-molding applications, and can be used with NuSil’s Healthcare color masterbatches for applications requiring colored silicones.

MED-4901

Liquid silicone rubber

For the injection molding of parts requiring a material with a very low durometer including: molded rubber stoppers, gaskets, seals, valves, o-rings and other precision parts. Suitable for over-molding applications, and can be used with NuSil’s Healthcare color masterbatches for applications requiring colored silicones.

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