Energy

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Keeping the energy sectors energy efficient

The world's energy needs are generated by a wide variety of sources. Traditional sources like oil, gas, coal and nuclear power plants, while renewable energy is generated by hydro, solar and wind power. In all sectors, energy providers know they can count on the very high performance levels and long-term durability of Elkem Silicones for electrical insulation, fire resistance, adhesion, molding, sealing, bonding, and potting parts for their components.

Our products cover the needs all energy producers:

  • Fossil Fuels
    • Bluesil® engineered elastomers for reliable thermal protection and insulation.
    • Silcolapse® silicone antifoaming agents used in drilling, recovery, transportation and oil & gas refining processes.
  • Biofuels
    • Silcolapse® antifoams used in the production of biofuels like biodiesel and ethanol.
  • Nuclear
    • Bluesil® engineered elastomers for manufacturing radiation shields for nuclear power plants.
  • Solar
    • Bluesil® and CAF® sealants for the assembly of photovoltaic solar modules, and for the for sealing, bonding and potting of electrical components.
  • Wind
    • Bluesil® silicone solutions used for infusion molding of composite materials used in windmill blades.
    • Silcolease® release coatings for the manufacture of composite pre-preg liner used in layup of wind power components.
  • Electric Grids
    • Power distribution and transmission, Bluesil® silicone elastomers used to manufacture insulators and safety cables,

 

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