Heavy-duty underhood applications get silicone treatment


Bluestar Silicones (Lyon, France) will present its new range of silicones at DKT 2012, taking place from July 2nd to July 5th, 2012 in Nuremberg, Germany. One of the latest developments from the company is the HD Series especially designed for heavy-duty automotive underhood applications.

Such applications include turbocharger hoses, exhaust gas recycling system, coolant hoses, intercoolers seals, and gaskets. This series brings high mechanical performance (tensile, elongation, tear), as well as low compression set for extended periods at extreme temperatures, thermal stability up to 250°C, good fluid resistance (oil and cooling), and adhesion to FKM (fluoro) elastomers....
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