Forms of silicones
Silicones take many forms, the basic ones of which are fluids, emulsions, elastomers and resins. Silicones can also benefit from the addition of adjuvants and auxiliaries to their chemistry, giving them more properties and even better performance.
Used as lubricants and in hydraulic fluids
Used in contact lenses, and for scar reduction
Used in food storage containers and with products such as silicone sealants
Used as surfactants and as fire protection
Used as lightweight automotive parts