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In our modern world society depends on high performance and every product needs to work better than it did 25 or 30 years ago. In one way or another silicones enhance the performance of millions of modern products, making our lives better every day. They are polymers or oligomers of high versatility, displaying a host of unique properties that can lubricate, bond, seal, release, deform, encapsulate, waterproof and coat.

Silicones can be described as performing, protecting and bringing style materials. Performance stems in the wide range of properties allowing them to be:

  • Adhering or releasing
  • Absorbent or water repellent
  • Insulating or conductive
  • Defoaming or foaming
  • Hard or soft
  • Rigid or flexible

As protective materials silicones prevent equipment and property from:

  • Water and UV damage
  • Extreme heat and cold
  • Chemicals and corrosion

In clothing, shoes and personal care products silicones protect people from:

  • Heat and cold
  • Wetness
  • Electricity
  • UV damage

In all industries from construction to transportation, textiles and paper, electronics, adhesives and sealants, paints and coatings, personal care and health care and others, silicones enhance the quality of our lives. You may browse through the presentations of different silicone applications and markets to find the MBI Silicones product fitting your performance or protection need.