Advancements to Silbione soft silicone technologies now make possible physical performance attributes such as high tear strength and elongation in low-durometer soft silicones.

The new 1 Shore A hardness product, Silbione LSR 4301, combines strong physical properties and easy processing in a low-durometer material. The company’s silicone foam technology offers low-density, open-cell silicone foam for flexible, breathable yet durable applications. This innovation was honored as Frost & Sullivan’s Product Differentiation Award in 2012. Bluestar Silicones, East Brunswick, NJ, bluestarsilicones.com