Momentive launches next-generation ultraclear liquid silicone rubber suitable for SSL design

Product demonstration at LIGHTFAIR International to highlight industry leading flame retardant properties for LED lighting and optical product manufacturers

Waterford, N.Y. – Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (Momentive) (OTCQX: MPMQ) will showcase Silopren* LSR 7180 liquid silicone rubber, a new addition to the Ultra Clear Silopren LSR 7000 series, at LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) in San Diego April 26 – 28. By providing improved flame resistance while maintaining good optical clarity and long-term color stability in harsh conditions, this grade offers new benefits to SS design applications that require high flame retardant properties such as outdoor and specialty lighting.

“Momentive is a pioneer in LSR technology and this new offering further strengthens our robust product portfolio of liquid silicone rubbers for the LED lighting and optic industries,“ said Hee-Seok Hwang, Senior Global Project Manager. “For LED lighting applications such as optics, lenses, and light guides that require high lumen efficiency, excellent light transmission, and stability to heat, Silopren LSR 7180 liquid silicone rubber is an excellent material to consider.” In addition, it offers UL 94 V1 and 5VA flame class ratings and is f1(1) rated for outdoor use in accordance with UL 746C. This additional feature can offer significant performance enhancement for SSL design in LED lighting and optical applications.

Silopren LSR 7180 liquid silicone rubber will be featured in a live-demonstration in collaboration with industry partner Sur-Seal in their booth (#523) at LFI 2016. This demonstration will showcase the processing qualities and benefits of Silopren LSR 7180 liquid silicone rubber for injection molding to make precise optic parts for a variety of LED lighting and optical related applications. The demonstration will be run on a BOY injection molding machine supported by a dosing system from Elmet.

Visit booth #523 to learn more about Momentive´s Ultra Clear Silopren liquid silicone rubbers and a full range of lighting industry solutions.

About Momentive

Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones and advanced materials, with a 75-year heritage of being first to market with performance applications for major industries that support and improve everyday life. The Company delivers science-based solutions by linking custom technology platforms to opportunities for customers. Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of MPM Holdings Inc. Additional information about Momentive and its products is available at he company website.

*Silopren is a trademark of Momentive Performance Materials Inc.

(1) The result is based on UL validation test and official test for UL Yellow Card is in process.


Ashley Conger - Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
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