The Most Popular Applications for Silicone Wire and Cable

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Silicone insulated wire and cables are a popular choice for a variety of industries due to it’s operating temperature range, extreme flexibility, voltage properties. Silicone wire and cable compounds are available in special grades and formulas are available for specific requirements such as, medical grade/implantable, low smoke/halogen-free, increased resistance to abrasion , flame retardant and …

Medical Grade Silicone Applications

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Silicone insulated wire and cable is an excellent choice for medical cable applications.  Besides being extremely flexible, silicone rubbercan withstand autoclave and other forms of sterilization. Properties that make silicone suitable for medical applications include: Low thermal conductivity, low chemical reactivity, low toxicity and  thermal stability (consistency of properties over a wide temperature range of 100°C …

Medical Cables and Sterilization

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Medical cables are manufactured using a variety of materials. Reusable medical cables often times are subjected to sterilization processes and are built to endure extended cycles of sterilization. Understanding how a wire or cable will be sterilized is crucial to determine what materials to specify when designing a medical device. Insulation and jacket materials vary …