The stakes are high in the health care field; whether a new life is being brought into the world or a patient is receiving a life-saving drug, patient safety and device performance are of paramount importance.
Saint-Gobain engineers know that lives are depending on superior quality and consistent performance. We also recognize that one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to selecting the proper material. That's why we excel in the development and production of customized material formulations that enable you to provide medical devices and products for critical needs in a cost-effective manner. Our technical experts engineer application-specific compounds to create silicone formulations that are tailored for your specific needs, delivering consistency and performance without a premium cost.
Drawing upon decades of silicone experience, our team of R&D chemists works with you to tailor materials for optimal performance and consistency in your system. Affected physical properties include:
- Tear strength
- Pump life
- Flow rate accuracy
- Compression set
- Tensile strength and elongation
- Purity and extractables
We also offer material solutions for specialty applications, such as self-bonding and gamma-resistant silicones.