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high consistency rubbers lifesciences medicalimplant

Implant

MED-4550

HIGH CONSISTENCY SILICONE ELASTOMER

 

Description

  • Uncatalyzed, vinyl-functional, high consistency silicone elastomer
  • Medium durometer
  • Requires the addition of a peroxide catalyst to accomplish vulcanization
  • Strained through a 400-mesh screen (minimum)

Applications

  • For a wide variety of fabrication techniques for the healthcare industry including: molding, calendering and extruding

NuSil Technology’s MED-4550 may be considered for use in human implantation for a period of greater than 29 days.


Product Details

Property Average result
Tear 195 ppi
Elongation 750 %
Tensile 1,400 psi
Durometer 50 Type A
Appearance Translucent
Cure 5 minutes / 116 °C
Cure System Peroxide
Mix Ratio 1 PART
Plasticity 85 mils
Post Cure 2 hours / 177 °C
Specific Gravity 1.16
Stress @ Strain 250 psi / 200 %
Comment Uncatalyzed
Display in metric units
 

The above properties are tested on a lot-to-lot basis. Do not use as a basis for preparing specifications. Please contact NuSil Technology for assistance and recommendations in establishing particular specifications.

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