US firm makes wiper blades from silicone rubber

Ballston Spa, New York–A US-based company is selling windscreen wiper blades made from silicone rubber, as premium-quality aftermarket products. The company claims the blades will last five years, compared to the one-year life, typical of conventional blades made from natural rubber.

Silblade says its products use a silicone rubber supplied by General Electric and are formulated for strength and resilience. The company says it has developed a formulation that resists degradation due to UV and ozone.


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