News | May 16, 2018

Elkem Silicones Has You Covered With A Full Range Of Textile Coating Silicone Solutions At Techtextil 2018

East Brunswick, NJ /PRNewswire/ - Elkem Silicones has you covered, presenting its full range of Textile Coating Silicone (TCS) Solutions at the upcoming Techtextil North America, Atlanta, Ga., May 22-24.

Elkem Silicones will feature its Bluesil™ TCS high-performance protectives coatings solutions for automotive airbags and industrial fabrics. Products such as Bluesil TCS 7537 and TCS 7534 are specifically designed to deliver the best and most durable compatibility with nylon and polyester textile substrates. Bluesil TCS 7521 offers the added advantage of fire resistance. These TCS products bring added insulation and protection to industrial fabrics such as welding blankets, insulation panels, personal protective equipment and outdoor fabrics used in the industry.

The company also will feature its textile coating silicone solutions for non-slip in fashion, sports or medical applications. Silbione® TCS 7772 and the tin-free one-part Silbione TCS 7381 are specifically designed for skin contact applications, meeting Oeko-Tex standards, and exhibit unique anti-slip properties that enable intimate wear or prosthetics to stay in place comfortably.

Elkem Silicones also will showcase expansions to its TCS product line with a range of silicone bases for textile screen printing. The Bluesil TCS 7663 and 7612 Bases, and Bluesil TCS 7600 CATA are environmentally-friendly high-performance options for screen printing inks. The products are engineered to provide the viscosity and rheology required to screen print raised images without stringing, and can produce an image with very low profile and soft hand.

"Textile Coatings is our business. And, we are proud to have helped save lives over the last 20 years with our protective coating solutions for airbags," said Ron Hanks, business director, North America. "Our focus is helping our customers achieve more than they thought possible with silicone to deliver the next generation of innovations to the markets they serve."

For more information, visit booth 3315 at Techtextil NA, call (866)477-6432 or visit

About Elkem Silicones
Elkem Silicones has more than 3,100 employees dedicated to providing silicone solutions with a personal touch that deliver your potential. Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem Group, is one of the world's leading fully integrated silicone suppliers, operating 10 multi-functional manufacturing sites and R&D centers around the globe. Based in Lyon, France, Elkem Silicones offers a full range of silicone technologies for diverse specialty markets including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, paper, personal care and textiles.

About Elkem
Headquartered in Norway, Elkem is one of the world's leading providers of environmentally responsible silicon-related materials. Elkem's has four business areas, Elkem Silicones, Elkem Silicon Materials, Elkem Foundry Products and Elkem Carbon. Elkem has an annual revenue of approximately 21 billion NOK ($2.6 billion), 27 production sites and over 6,000 employees around the world. Learn more at

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