Lyon, February 15th 2010 – Bluestar Silicones is launching a new line of TCS 7560 and TCS 7561
Silbione® products designed for the elastic band market for lingerie and medical applications
(support stockings and medical equipment). These two new silicone elastomers have excellent
“anti-slip” non-compression properties, thus improving wearer comfort.
Self-fixing stockings… a real success!
For more than twenty years, self-fixing stockings have applied transparent silicone
technology, which is adhesive and “anti-slip” for elastic bands and lace: stockings and socks stay
up! This “anti-slip” technology is also used for other lingerie articles, braces and bra cups for
Bluestar Silicones offers new sensations
Today, Bluestar Silicones is going further with a new range of platinum polyaddition
bi-component products, Silbione® TCS 7560 and TCS 7561, based on its expertise in LSR technologies
(Liquid Silicone Rubber) and its experience in the medical device field.
This innovative technology offers new solutions to the paramedical market for support
stockings and prostheses.
Silbione® TCS 7560 provides elasticity, less compression for the wearer and is perfectly
harmless to the skin.Silbione ® TCS 7561 is even more flexible, with a very low compression thus
reducing skin compression and friction, bringing the wearer greater comfort and confidence, for new
sensations and enhanced pleasure!
From an coating process point of view, the new range offers flexibility and higher
productivity, allowing to substantially accelerate production output.
Created in 2007 with China National BlueStar Corporation’s acquisition of Rhodia Silicones,
Bluestar Silicones is a global supplier of silicones with a turnover of 600 million and
manufacturing sites in all regions of the world. Bluestar Silicones is one of the world’s leading
manufacturers of completely integrated silicones. With 180 researchers throughout the world and
over 50 years’ experience in silicones, Bluestar Silicones offers a complete range of silicone
products in the fields of release coatings, specialty elastomers, health products, specialty
fluids, emulsions and resins.
Posted on February 27, 2010
Press Release Courtesy of Bluestar Silicones