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New Globus Silplus Platform for HCR from Momentive Ready

Published on 2010-11-01. Author : SpecialChem

Momentive Performance Materials, a global leader in specialty chemicals and materials has announced the completion of its new global Silplus platform. This platform represents a range of uniformly made high consistency, heat cured rubber (HCR) products.

The Silplus collection offers three different product families available in a wider range of hardnesses. The Silplus EX products can be considered for extrusion applications, Silplus MP products for multiple manufacturing processes, and Silplus HS products for higher performance applications requiring greater tear strength or enhanced mechanical properties. The products have been tested against a variety of standard required for possible applications in a range of industries, including healthcare, consumer products, automotive and energy.

Tim Angle, Global Director, Momentive Custom Elastomers says that Silplus platform complements global services in custom elastomers, which deliver made-to-order, ready-to-use silicone rubber compounds that meet specific customer requirements in cost, durability and performance.

"In addition to our manufacturing sites in Germany and Japan, we have dedicated our Shanghai facility to the production of silicone elastomers, doubling its capacity," said Dr. Robert Gnann, Senior Vice President and Managing Director EMEA and India, Silicones and Quartz, Momentive. "By leveraging our assets around the world, we can provide customers with high quality, high consistency elastomers that can serve as a foundation for further innovation."

About Momentive Performance Materials Inc.

Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones and advanced materials, with a 70-year heritage of being first to market with performance applications for major industries that support and improve everyday life. The Company delivers science-based solutions, by linking custom technology platforms to opportunities for customers. Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC.

About the New Momentive

Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC is the ultimate parent company of Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (collectively, the "new Momentive"). The new Momentive is a global leader in specialty chemicals and materials, with a broad range of advanced specialty products that help industrial and consumer companies support and improve everyday life. The company uses its technology portfolio to deliver tailored solutions to meet the diverse needs of its customers around the world. The new Momentive was formed in 2010 through the combination of entities that indirectly owned Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Hexion Specialty Chemicals Inc. The company is controlled by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC.

Written By: Specialchem Editorial Team
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