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Momentive Demonstrates Capabilities of Flame Resistant and Optically Clear Liquid Silicone Rubbers for LED Manufacturers at LIGHTFAIR International

May 02, 2017

The processing capabilities and benefits of the Ultra Clear Silopren* LSR 7000 series and other Liquid Silicone Rubbers for optical applications will be showcased live using injection molding.


WATERFORD, N.Y. (May 2, 2017) – Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (Momentive) will showcase Silopren* LSR 7180 liquid silicone rubber, a key technology used in outdoor and area lighting applications, at the LIGHTFAIR International Show in Philadelphia from May 9-11, 2017. Combining UL 94 V1 and 5VA flame resistance with excellent optical clarity and long-term color stability, Silopren LSR 7180 offers manufacturers the durability, clarity and design freedom they need to realize advanced solid state lighting designs. Silopren LSR 7180 is the newest product in Momentive’s Ultra Clear Silopren LSR 7000 series of optically clear LSRs.


“Momentive is a pioneer in LSR technology and Silopren LSR 7180 is no exception. This technology for the street and area lighting market is a staple of our product portfolio of liquid silicone rubbers for the LED lighting and optic industries“, said Timothy Higgins, Marketing Manager. “Momentive’s innovative Ultra Clear liquid silicone rubber technology helps LED manufacturers replace glass and thermoplastics with a lightweight material that offers excellent optical clarity, durability and design freedom. With the introduction of our Silopren LSR 7000 series, we’re advancing the LED lighting revolution with an even clearer, more durable material to help our customers make their most innovative ideas a reality.” In addition to its UL 94 V1 and 5VA flame class ratings, it is f1 rated for outdoor use in accordance with UL 746C. This additional feature can offer significant performance enhancements 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 booth #631 at LIGHTFAIR International 2017. This demonstration will showcase the processing qualities and benefits of Silopren LSR 7180 liquid silicone rubber in the manufacture of parts for a variety of LED lighting and optical related applications using injection molding. The demonstration will utilize a BOY injection molding machine.


Visit booth #631 to learn more about Momentive´s Ultra Clear Silopren liquid silicone rubbers and its 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 www.momentive.com.


Media Contact:
James Green
+1-704-805-6226
James.Green@momentive.com
*Silopren is trademarks of Momentive Performance Materials Inc.

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