Airbag 2016 will be held in Mannheim, Germany, from November 28th to 30th, and Bluestar Silicones will proudly present 20 years of developments and commitments to the airbag industry.
In 1996, Bluestar Silicones was granted its first patent on airbag coating technology, enabling us to supply the industry with a reliable silicone coating that was significantly improving the performance, the packing size and the durability of automotive airbags. The same year, our scientists were working on coatings with better thermal barrier performance and easier processability. 20 years later, we are proud to be the silicone provider of choice for the world’s leading airbag manufacturers. During those 20 years we have offered our customers the very best in both products and services. More than half of our customers have been collaborating with us for over 10 years, and they have entrusted us and our silicone materials to coat growing numbers of frontal airbags, thorax airbags and side curtain airbags. Today, one airbag in four is coated with Bluestar Silicones. one airbag in four being coated with our silicones.
Bluestar Silicones supplies the industry with the most reliable silicones to enhance the performance of airbag cushions. These silicones provide durable adhesion onto difficult substrates and are compatible with both polyester (PET) and polyamide (PA). Our range of dedicated products for airbags is adapted to every type of airbag you can find in a car: frontal airbags, thorax airbags, side curtain airbags or even pedestrian airbags. Silicones are chosen over other materials for their thermal protection, permeability and durable mechanical performance that ensures an ideal deployment, any time, to offer the best protection to car occupants.
For the next 20 years, we, at Bluestar Silicones, will continue to be a partner of choice for the automotive industry, committing to product excellence, quality, and reliability.