Silicone LED Optics
Sep 2015Shin-Etsu Silicones of AmericaRequest Info
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2015 — Shin-Etsu Silicones of America Inc. has announced its new optically clear liquid-injection molded X-34-1972-3 material for use with high-brightness LEDs.
The material features 95 percent transparency and high temperature resistance, which allows molded silicone optics to be positioned in close proximity to the LED light source without yellowing or cracking over extended operating life spans. A hardness of 70 A and a viscosity of 450/450 Pa·s are featured.
The material is engineered for expanding LED applications in street, automotive and exterior illumination.