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Dow Corning unveils DEFLEXION technology for flexible impact protection.

M2 EQUITYBITES-8 July 2010-Dow Corning unveils DEFLEXION technology for flexible impact protection(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS

Silicone solutions company Dow Corning Corp, owned by The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) and Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW), declared on Wednesday the launch of its patent pending DEFLEXION impact-protection technology based on silicones.

DEFLEXION technology is a performance textile and impact-absorbing material that is designed to protect without the added bulk and stiffness of traditional padding.

Dow Corning's DEFLEXION technology platforms are engineered for protective equipment and apparel in a flexible, breathable form.

The company says that DEFLEXION technology offers textiles that are flexible, breathable, washable and durable and can be cut and sewn directly into clothing, eliminating the need to insert uncomfortable padding. It is suitable for a variety of applications including sports apparel, equipment and footwear, medical devices, personal protective equipment and luggage.

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