Saint-Gobain is a leading manufacturer of precision silicone molded components and tubing for medical devices. We have decades of molding and extrusion experience. Our engineers possess extensive material and process knowledge, and we'll work side-by-side with your team throughout the development and life cycle of your product. Here’s a look at why silicone is an ideal material for your application.
What is Silicone?
Silicone rubber is an elastomeric thermoset that utilizes siloxane chemistry to provide unique material properties. It is known for its low thermal conductivity, low chemical reactivity, biocompatibility, thermal stability, and high gas permeability.
Why choose Silicone for the Medical industry?
Silicone is a material of choice for medical device design engineers when creating components requiring exceptional biocompatibility, high tensile strength, low compression set, chemical inertness, and sterilization compatibility.
Why collaborate with us?
We keep innovating our products and processes to adapt to the ever-changing medical market. See more Silicone Innovations like Bio-Sil®, Silicone Micromolding and Silicone-Thermoplastic Two-Shot Molding
Customization through collaboration
Our engineers and chemists offer extensive material and process knowledge to help meet your most demanding applications and design needs for your medical device. Utilizing a collaborative approach, we'll work side by side with your team throughout the development and life cycle of your product.
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Our proprietary micro molding process delivers higher precision and shot-to-shot repeatability than conventional injection molding and achieves tolerance
Two-shot silicone-thermoplastic molding is a new technology for the development of medical device components that molds both a silicone and thermoplastic
Two-Shot Bonding Capabilities for Medical Device Manufacturers
The Test Chamber product is a USP Class VI, silicone molded component manufactured exclusively for Medical Device Manufacturers for the ophthalmic
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Learn about liquid silicone rubber injection molding and how it can produce intricate elastomeric components with relatively short cycle times.
Learn about the Development and Application of Extruded Silicone Tubing with Optimized Precision and Consistency.
Learn about the effects that sterilization can have on the properties of different commercial silicone rubbers used in medical device manufacturing.
Learn about the impact of gamma and autoclave sterilization on silicone tubing.
Learn how two-shot silicone-thermoplastic medical molding can save time and money by molding in one press and in one process.