Medical Silicone by Silco Products

Welcome to Silco Products, your trusted source for high-quality medical silicone solutions. Based in Littlehampton, UK, we specialise in silicone rubber extrusions that meet the exacting standards of the medical industry. Our expertise and dedication ensure that our products deliver outstanding performance in various medical applications.

The Significance of Medical Silicone in Healthcare

Medical silicone is renowned for its purity, stability, and biocompatibility, making it indispensable in healthcare. It plays a critical role in the manufacture of medical devices, offering a range of benefits:

  • Purity and Biocompatibility: Our silicone medical products are safe for people with allergies. They will not cause any bad reactions when touching human tissue. This makes them ideal for use in devices like catheters, tubing, and seals.
  • Stability and Durability: Silicone is highly stable, maintaining its properties over time even under extreme conditions. This durability reduces the need for frequent replacements, which is essential for long-term medical applications.
  • Temperature and Chemical Resistance: Medical silicone is durable and can handle high temperatures and exposure to chemicals. It is reliable for sterilisation and contact with bodily fluids.

Customised Silicone Solutions for Medical Applications

At Silco Products, we focus on providing customised solutions for our medical clients’ unique needs. Here’s how our products excel:

  • Catheters and Tubing: Our silicone tubing is perfect for medical devices, providing flexibility and resilience. It is crucial for applications where long-term contact with bodily fluids occurs.
  • Seals and Gaskets: We produce seals that maintain sterility and functionality in medical equipment. These components are essential for devices requiring airtight seals to prevent contamination.
  • Implantable Devices: We do not create implants that last a long time. Our silicone components are safe and reliable for short-term use in the body.

Popular Grades of Medical Silicone

We offer a range of medical-grade silicone products, each designed for specific applications:

  • General Purpose: FDA177.2600 and WRC approved for food and pharmaceutical use, with a temperature range of -80°C to +200°C.
  • High Temperature: Suitable for applications up to 315°C, ensuring stability under extreme conditions.
  • Low Compression Set: Ideal for seals that need to maintain their shape after deformation.
  • Platinum Cured: Non-peroxide grade with high tear strength and translucency, perfect for tubing and catheters.

FAQ Section

Q: What makes this silicone ideal for healthcare applications?

A: This silicone is hypoallergenic, chemically stable, and biocompatible, making it safe for contact with human tissues and fluids. Its durability and resistance to extreme temperatures and chemicals further enhance its suitability for medical devices.

Q: How does Silco Products ensure the quality of its medical silicone products?

A: We use premium raw materials and advanced manufacturing processes to produce silicone products that meet stringent industry standards. Our quality control ensures that each product is free from impurities and performs reliably in its intended application.

Q: Can Silco Products customise silicone products for specific medical needs?

A: Yes, we specialise in creating custom solutions tailored to the unique requirements of our clients. Whether you need specific dimensions, properties, or grades, we can develop a product that fits your exact specifications.

Q: Are Silco Products’ products environmentally friendly?

A: We design products with sustainability in mind. We use environmentally friendly materials and processes that comply with all relevant regulatory standards, ensuring our products are safe and responsible.

Q: What support does Silco Products offer to healthcare clients?

A: We provide comprehensive support, including technical advice, product customisation, and after-sales service. Our team is always available to assist with any questions or challenges you may face.

Q: What industries benefit most from using Silco Products’ medical silicone?

A: Our medical silicone products are essential in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology sectors. They are used in many different ways, from medical tools to treatments, to make sure they are safe and reliable.

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At Silco Products, we focus on creating new silicone solutions to make medical devices safer and more effective. Trust us for quality, reliability, and exceptional service.