Tire Technology tweet review

Take another look at the Tire Technology event with our Twitter review!

Bluestar Silicones was proud to attend the Tire Technology 2017 from February 14th to 16th. Our team of professional kept a live feed on twitter (@BluestarSi) to tell you all about the exiting things that happened during the event. We...

/ February 24, 2017
Silicone Elastomer World Summit

Bluestar Silicones attends the Silicone Elastomer World Summit

In late November 2016, Bluestar Silicones attended the Silicone Elastomer World Summit, also known as the home of the global elastomers industry. Over 100 manufacturers and academics came together in Cologne, Germany to discuss a wide array of topics, ranging...

/ February 16, 2017
Tire manufacturing process

The tire manufacturing process summed up in an infographic

In the light of our participation in the upcoming Tire Tech 2017 trade show where we will be presenting our Lyndcoat range of release agents, we have created an infographic to explain the different steps involved in the tire manufacturing...

/ February 2, 2017
Silicones and organics for airbag coatings

Airbag coatings: the battle between silicones and organics

New organic materials for coating textiles have popped up on the market, thus putting into question the future of silicone coatings. However, rest assured because silicones are our present, and our future. Their properties are unrivaled by any other organic...

/ January 25, 2017
3D printing machine in action

3D printing at the service of the automotive sector

3D printing is an innovative and versatile technique for creating prototypes and scale models of parts and also end-use products for the automotive sector, among others. Invented in the mid-1980s, it has since undergone significant advancements. The first industries to...

/ January 18, 2017
Paint job on car with silicone additives

Achieving the perfect paint job with silicone additives

No mistake, we did indeed say silicone and paint in the same sentence. For a long time, automotive manufacturers have been misinformed about the real relationship between silicone and paint. You even mention the word and they are already slamming...

/ January 12, 2017
Bluestar Silicones at Tire Tech 2017

Bluestar Silicones talks up its Lyndcoat® release agents at Tire Tech 2017

Every year, Tire Technology, a leading international trade show dedicated to—you guessed it— tire technology, attracts tire manufacturers from around the globe. The 2017 edition of the trade show is set to be held in Hannover, Germany from February 14...

/ January 5, 2017
Lancement du blog automotive

Bluestar Silicones launches a blog for the auto industry

You get a blog, and you get a blog, everybody gets a blog!—but nothing like our new Bluestar Silicones’ blog, committed to discussing the various applications of silicone in the automotive industry. We are passionate about silicone and want to...

/ December 21, 2016
Silicone and electronics

Keep automotive electronics safe and sound with silicone

As car manufacturers increasingly incorporate delicate and complex electronics into their cars, the role of silicone in protecting these components is ever more vital. Silicone has proven effective in many applications in the automotive industry and when it comes to...

/ November 18, 2016
Reprocessing services Bluestar Silicones

Reprocessing silicones: why throw old product out when you can re-use it?

At Bluestar Silicones, we provide both catalyzed and non-catalyzed solutions. To manufacture a product, first a masterbatch, which is not ready for use, is prepared. A catalyst is then added, usually peroxide or platinum, to achieve reticulation which causes a...

/ November 15, 2016