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Liquid silicone rubbers

NuSil® liquid silicone rubbers (LSRs) provide an excellent medical-grade material for precision-molded components, such as O-rings, gaskets, valves and seals used in medical devices.

NuSil liquid silicone rubbers (LSRs) from Avantor® have a paste-like consistency and are designed for use in high-volume precision manufacturing processes such as liquid injection molding and over-molding. They can be used to produce molded parts that feature complex geometries in a matter of seconds, especially very small to medium-sized parts, like gaskets and valves used in medical devices.

LSRs are two-part platinum-catalyzed systems that cure rapidly with increased temperatures and do not require a post-cure process. Specialty formulations are available for applications that require solvent-resistance, high-clarity or lubrication. LSRs can be supplied in both high-volume containers for full-scale production or small handheld cartridges for prototyping or small volumes.

For additional functionality, LSRs can easily incorporate additives for color, radiopacity or to create a foam-like texture. Learn more

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From prototype scale to mass production, NuSil has the expertise, processes and proprietary technology to customize silicones based on your unique specifications. We leverage our insight into the unique silicone chemistry and material properties to supply both off-the-shelf and custom formulations tailored to meet your process and end application performance requirements.

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Medical implants

NuSil’s liquid silicone rubbers are an excellent option for the high-throughput production of components used in long-term (> 29 days) implantable medical devices.

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General healthcare

When fabricating components such as gaskets and valves for short-term implant (< 29 days) or external medical devices, NuSil medical-grade LSRs provide an efficient, customizable material for high-throughput automated production.

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NuSil liquid silicone rubbers are versatile and highly customizable materials for high-throughput liquid injection molding processes. NuSil experts are ready to help you choose the right silicone for your requirements.

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