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Silicone dies are moulded into an aluminium backing. These dies are used in plastic industries where the flexibility of silicone compensates for sinks and flow-lines in polymer mouldings.
Silicone dies also prevent deep impressions being created into the plastic
Silicone wheels are mainly used for foiling plastic extrusions and panels. Typical shore hardness measurements are 90, 80, 60 or 40.