Health Care Applications

Silicone is excellent in terms of safety and reliability and combines a variety of superior features. For this reason, it is used in a variety of applications, including baby care products and daily necessities such as contact lenses and adhesive plasters, as well as medical masks and medical rubber parts. Owing to its superior properties, silicone is expected to become more active in the healthcare and medical fields.

Typical Products

Products Applications
Raw material for contact lenses Contact lenses
Pressure sensitive adhesives Adhesive plasters Adhesive tapes, etc.
Liquid silicone rubbers for LIMS* Silicone rubber parts (baby care products, medical masks, medical rubber parts, etc.)
Products Raw material for contact lenses
Applications Contact lenses
Products Pressure sensitive adhesives
Applications Adhesive plasters Adhesive tapes, etc.
Products Liquid silicone rubbers for LIMS*
Applications Silicone rubber parts (baby care products, medical masks, medical rubber parts, etc.)

*LIMS = Liquid Injection Molding System

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Why Shin-Etsu Silicone

  • 01

    Pursuing the potential of silicone

    We operate five R&D centres worldwide with a focus on creating innovative products by utilising our technology development capabilities.
    Together with our customers, we continue to pursue the potential of silicone.

  • 02

    Stable supplies, short delivery time

    Our established production facilities in Thailand, Japan, China, Taiwan and Korea ensure a reliable supply system with direct access to the Asian Pacific market.
    We provide stable supplies of high-quality silicone with a short lead time to customers in the Indian and ASEAN regions.

    Attention Due to the recent shortage of vessel space and containers as well as port congestion throughout the world, delayed shipments are expected.

  • 03

    Flexible support tailored to the customer's needs

    Shin-Etsu Silicone supports the development of high-value-added products that provide solutions to the customers' needs.
    Furthermore, we have numerous distributors in Asia Pacific to support our range of high-quality general-purpose silicones.

Who We Are

About Shin-Etsu Group

High-quality products and dedicated support — join customers around the world in choosing Shin-Etsu as their preferred silicone provider.

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Ordering Process

  1. STEP 1

    Membership registration

    Registration provides access to product pricing and helps members find the best silicone solutions based on their production and budgetary requirements.

  2. STEP 2


    Please contact us to learn more about our products and discuss with a salesperson about what silicone solutions are best for your requirements. Once you are ready to order, we will prepare shipping estimates, delivery dates and required documentation.

  3. STEP 3

    Order Placement & Shipping

    Once the conditions are agreed upon and payment is received, your order will be shipped on cost, insurance, and freight (CIF) terms.