NuSil Technology (Carpinteria, CA) has introduced MED-6670, a curable coating that decreases the coefficient of friction of a cured silicone surface by a minimum of 50 percent when compared to a non-coated silicone surface. This two- part, low-coefficient of friction silicone coating is dispersed in xylene. Once cured, the coating chemically bonds to the silicone elastomer substrate, mimicking its mechanical properties.

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This article first appeared in the May, 2010 issue of Medical Design Briefs Magazine.

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