Wacker Chemie AG of München at COMPAMED 2020 in Düsseldorf -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine
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Wacker Chemie AG

Hanns-Seidel-Platz 4, 81737 München
Telephone +49 89 6279-0
Fax +49 89 6279-1770

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16 Nov 2020



Connect with our Silicone Experts

You are looking for a Silicone Solution for your Medical Device, Woundcare, Orthopedic or Prosthetic application?
Please get in touch with our experts. To book an appointment please go to the Matchmaking Platform or contact our Silicone Experts directly. We are looking forward to meeting you !

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Our products

Product category: Other raw materials, materials, adhesives, Plastics

SILPURAN® and ELASTOSIL® Silicones for Medical Devices

Our SILPURAN® and ELASTOSIL® silicone elastomers have a special property profile that makes them ideal for molded or extruded medical applications. Three of the many reasons for using this pure material are sterilizability, excellent mechanical properties and chemical resistance without the need for additional stabilizers. Both SILPURAN® and ELASTOSIL® silicone elastomers from WACKER are perfect solutions for meeting demands in the most diverse, complex and highly sensitive applications in medical technology.

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Product category: Plastics, Other raw materials, materials, adhesives

ELASTOSIL® LR 5040 - Excellent Properties without Post-Curing

Our new high-performance liquid silicone rubber ELASTOSIL® LR 5040 series cures to form elastomers that possess the same mechanical properties without thermal treatment as a product that has been post-cured. Users can skip the lengthy and costly process step of post-curing altogether. Due to their high purity, parts made of ELASTOSIL® LR 5040 from WACKER are suitable for sensitive applications such as medical, baby-care and food-contact applications. They also meet the criteria of selected biocompatibility tests in ISO 10993 and US Pharmacopeia (Class VI).

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Product category: Plastics, Adhesives, Other raw materials, materials, adhesives

SILPURAN® Medical Adhesives

SILPURAN® - the biocompatible silicone from WACKER gives you consistent high quality for efficient manufacturing processes. SILPURAN® gels combine the unique advantage of atraumatic removal with high adhesive strength and provide an optimal wound healing environment. Thanks to these benefits, SILPURAN® adhesives are ideal for sensitive applications in which strong and secure fixation is essential. Thus the SILPURAN® Adhesive portfolio not only offers solutions for wound care and scar treatment, but also for specific challenges like medical or cosmetic skin patches and wearable device fixation. The SILPURAN® Adhesives Portfolio for Skin Attachment includes SILPURAN® 2100, 2112, 2114, 2117, 2122 and 2130.

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Product category: Plastics, Other raw materials, materials, adhesives

Silicones for Prosthetics: Performance that Fits like a Glove

Prosthetics is a highly sensitive area. WACKER’s RTV-2 silicone rubber grades have an extraordinary property profile that makes them ideal for producing aesthetic and functional prostheses for fingers, hands and partial-foot designs, as well as for orthoses, epitheses and external mammary prostheses.

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Product category: Plastics, Other raw materials, materials, adhesives

Silicone Rubber for Orthopedics: High Performance in its Purest Form

Orthopedic products must be able to damp a considerable amount of shock or vibration, and to apply gentle, comfortable compression. This is where ELASTOSIL® P and SILPURAN® silicone elastomers from WACKER come into play, as they give manufacturers of orthopedic devices a comprehensive portfolio of products and services.

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About us

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WACKER is a globally-active chemical company with some 14,700 employees and annual sales of around € 4.93 billion (2019). WACKER has a global network of 24 production sites, 23 technical competence centers and 51 sales offices.

Health. Care. WACKER.
We care. And that’s why we keep researching and developing medical solutions that improve quality of life. In applications such as medical devices, orthopedics, prosthetics and medical silicone adhesives you will feel the difference with our innovative silicones. Our experienced WACKER team knows how to find the right solution for the challenge of your specific product.

Company data

Sales volume > 500 Mio US $
Number of employees > 5000
Foundation 1914
Area of business Raw materials and adhesives

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