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Improve texture for products that just feel right

Comfort you can count on.  Materials that perform.

Comfort, texture, and feel are everything in how your product is perceived.  Rely on XIAMETER® brand silicone elastomers from Dow Corning to provide the unique benefits to achieve the perfect aesthetics:

  • Unique texture and feel - dry and non-tacky
  • Wear resistance for long product life
  • long-lasting, comfortable fit
  • A range of hardness options, from soft and flexible to hard and rigid
  • Inert composition alternative to latex and organic rubbers for minimized skin irritation
  • Mold and bacteria resistance

The comfort and flexibility of silicone rubbers make them an ideal choice for:

  • Consumer goods such as aquatic, indoor and outdoor sports goods, face masks, swimming caps, gloves, and other leisure products
  • Grips for sporting goods such as handles and gloves and consumer goods such as toothbrushes
  • Industrial applications such as protective equipment and face masks, and fire and welding blankets
  • Data entry keypad applications, including telephone, game consoles, computers, and remote controls
  • Infant and baby care applications, such as sippy cups, soothers, teething rings, and baby bottle nipples

Silicone elastomers can help you achieve your product-specific needs to

  • Meet FDA and BfR regulations for food-contact applications
  • Provide tactile response and sense of movement
  • Resist water, steam, chemical solvents, or cleaning agents
  • Exhibit high tear strength for enhanced durability
  • Meet specifications for temperature and flame resistance

You can rely on the proven performance of XIAMETER silicone elastomers and custom compounding expertise from Dow Corning.

Give yourself more manufacturing and design flexibility
Silicone elastomers can be easier to process than organic elastomers.  They also give you more flexibility in your choice of manufacturing method, including extrusion and molding.  With a range of pigments available, you can produce a wide range of colors (including transparent) to meet both aesthetic and critical safety application requirements.

Learn how the comfort and flexibility capabilities of XIAMETER silicone elastomers benefit these demanding applications

Data Entry Keypads
Infant and Baby Care
Protective Equipment and Masks
Sporting Goods

Choose XIAMETER® brand silicone rubber

XIAMETER® silicone rubber products are manufactured by Dow Corning to the same quality and performance standards as our other globally known and trusted silicone elastomers.

Sold in the most cost-effective way possible – online and through knowledgeable Dow Corning distributors – XIAMETER brand helps you stay cost competitive in challenging economic times with:

Learn more about the benefits of buying XIAMETER® brand at www.xiameter.com.

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