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Deadline Extended! Win a 3D Motion Controller!

The contest deadline has been extended to November 1, 2012. Send your Silicone Related Questions and get a chance to win a 3D Motion Controller! Click here for more info or click here to send your question.

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Visit us at AdvaMed 2012!

In a few weeks Albright Technologies will be exhibiting at AdvaMed 2012, in Boston, MA from Oct. 1-3. Our booth will be located at the Massachusetts Pavilion coordinated by Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and MassMEDIC. Stop by booth 301 to get … Continue reading

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Win a 3D Motion Controller! Send us your silicone questions.

Last year we ran a contest asking for your silicone related questions and had a great response! We then had our engineers answer all of your questions and posted them on our blog, Silicone.Pro. In order to give the best … Continue reading

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What is the typical flash tolerance for a silicone part?

  Question: What is the typical flash tolerance for a silicone part? Answer: Silicone has a relatively low viscosity compared to other TPE (Thermoplastic elastomeric) or thermoplastic. The silicone’s viscosity enables us to more easily mold micro parts, but it … Continue reading

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Video: Check out the technology in our clean room!

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4 Things You Should Know About Silicone

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How small of a micro feature can be molded on a medical silicone part?

Question: How small of a micro feature can be molded on a medical silicone part? Answer: Silicone feature size is limited by the geometry, tooling, and process. Silicone will replicate surface finish features with less than 0.0005 inches in size. … Continue reading

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What is the difference between part removal in medical silicone injection molding vs. medical plastic injection molding?

Question: What is the difference between part removal in medical silicone injection molding vs. medical plastic injection molding? Answer: Part removal is dictated by the size, shape, geometry, material, and surface finish. In both processes the use of an automated handler … Continue reading

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Why is aluminum and not steel used to build prototype molds for molding medical silicone parts?

  Question: Why is aluminum and not steel used to build prototype molds for molding medical silicone parts? Answer: Aluminum is used to build prototype molds because an aluminum mold is easier to machine than a steel mold. As a result, … Continue reading

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MatSilicone.Com has Doubled its Material Database!

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