Bluestar Silicones Introduces its New Silbione(R) Products for Healthcare at MEDICA 2010 in Dusseldorf

By Bluestar Silicones, PRNE
Wednesday, November 3, 2010

LYON, France, November 4, 2010 - Bluestar Silicones introduces its new Silbione(R) products at MEDICA 2010
in Dusseldorf for Healthcare (17. - 19. November 2010) to showcase its
innovative skin-friendly Silbione(R) range of silicones products

Designed specifically for the global healthcare market, the Silbione(R)
brand of specialty silicones offers high quality and innovative material
solutions to medical devices producers, packaged together with expert
technical support and biocompatibility testing support.

For medical devices, Bluestar Silicones offers a complete range of
Silbione(R) silicones including liquid silicone rubber (LSR),
high-consistency rubber (HCR), room temperature vulcanized (RTV) elastomers,
adhesives, gels and specialty fluids. Silbione(R) LSRs offer the distinctive
advantages of easy processing, easy release and high performance physical
properties. The Silbione(R) LSR 4305 brings very high mechanical properties,
low hardness and therefore excellent comfort for sleep apnea masks

For Dental and Audiology, Bluestar Silicones materials are about high
fidelity, reliable reproduction and impression materials. Bluestar Silicones
VPS impression technologies combine the best of both worlds with its highly
thixotropic, yet very flowable rheology; providing peace of mind to the

For Orthotics, Prosthetics & Comfort Care, Bluestar Silicones offers a
full of range of Silbione(R) soft silicone technologies which combine skin
comfort with the high mechanical properties demanded for a variety of devices
for Orthotics and prosthetics. The new Silbione (R) RTV 4523 and Silbione (R)
RTV 4528 feature very soft yet tackfree surface bringing low coefficient of

For Skin care & Wound Management, Silbione(R) skin adhesive gels gently
adhere to dry skin and are easily removed without damaging new skin

"MEDICA COMPAMED offers a wonderful opportunity to promote a large range
of silicones products that are more and more used in the field of medical
devices and Bluestar Silicones is proud to participate with its lastest
Silbione(R) products in this show," says Dumont, Global Market Manager for
Heathcare applications.

To experience the Silbione(R) difference, visit Bluestar Silicones at
Medica from 17. - 19. November 2010 in Dusseldorf, booth 8BE10.

Bluestar Silicones is a EUR600 million global silicones supplier with
manufacturing operations in all regions of the world. With more than 50 years
of silicone expertise, Bluestar Silicones offers a full-range of silicone
products in the areas of release coatings, specialty elastomers, health care,
specialty fluids, emulsions and resins.

Press contact: Pascal Louis Caillaut, Phone : +33-4-72-13-19-09 - Fax : +33-4-72-13-19-44, pascal-louis.caillaut at

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