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elastomer

Surgery A type of silicone used in the outer shell of a breast implant. See Silicone elastomer.

e·las·to·mer

(ĕ-lastŏ-mĕr)
Elastoplastic ring or latex ring used to hold an arch wire in a bracket ring.
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"Elastomeric membranes, the fastest growing type for liquid applied membrane market"
* Exultra 2000--a two-ply formable product featuring an elastomeric cap layer laminated to a thermoplastic olefin layer.
While this new technology is in the early phases of development, initial results have been impressive." An example of a soft-touch application could be HDPE shampoo or hair-conditioner bottles with an exterior layer of elastomeric PP.
One of the most widely applied types of flexible couplings is an elastomeric design known as the jaw coupling.
The new Flat Rebound is the latest addition to a wide range of elastomeric options that Conwed offers to manufacturers of adult incontinence briefs and underwear, baby training pants, therapeutic wraps, bandages and other consumer product applications.
In contrast, says AGR, its "no plasticizer" technology results in an elastomeric compound with low-extraction characteristics.
This pelletized elastomeric terpolymer can also be blended with polar plastics like ABS and TPU.
The inner tread layer includes one of a first elastomeric compound and a second elastomeric compound.