In a few weeks Albright Technologies will be exhibiting at MD&M West from February 12-14 in Anaheim, CA. Stop by booth 1091 to find out how to get a free silicone sample and ask us questions about your silicone molding projects. Read … Continue reading
Silicone Design Limitations: Is there a minimum/maximum dimension that is achievable or surface finish that is unattainable? Silicone, especially liquid silicone will conform well to just about any mold shape that can be dreamed up, the difficulty is typically in … Continue reading
Albright Technologies has released an entirely new version of their popular Silicone Molding Design Manual, a valuable resource used by design engineers in medical and other industry applications. The Silicone Molding Design Manual 6th Edition, now over 200 pages, is searchable … Continue reading
Question: When you buy a certain durometer of silicone from the manufacturers, what is the actual durometer are you getting? Click here to read the answer on our blog Silicone.Pro!
How is the "softness" (durometer) of medical grade silicone measured? This is a question that comes up almost every day when discussing new project ideas with perspective clients. The softness or durometer of all polymers/elastomers/rubbers is measured essentially the same … Continue reading
What is the difference in cycle time for molding medical silicone parts vs cycle time for molding medical thermal plastic parts?
Question: What is the difference in cycle time for molding medical silicone parts vs cycle time for molding medical thermal plastic parts? Answer: The processing conditions can be optimized to match the tool design, part geometry, and material but each … Continue reading
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.
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
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
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