Silicone, also known as silicone rubber, is a highly active adsorbent material. It is insoluble in water and any solvents. It is non-toxic and odorless. It has stable chemical properties, high adsorption performance and good thermal stability. It is the most suitable for making tableware and kitchen utensils. However. According to reports, the silicone material looks a little thin, in fact, it is quite robust, it can easily cope with the environment of -60 ℃ to 260 ℃. Because this material does not contain any metal elements, it can not only be heated on fire, but also used in microwave ovens. I don’t know, I don’t know, it is an environmentally friendly material that can be recycled.
For tableware of other materials, it has another special feature: softness. So it is difficult to convince people that it can become a variety of appliances. Lékué from Spain gave full play to its characteristics and produced a variety of kitchen supplies. In China, Lékué is still an unfamiliar brand. There is a small counter in the Friendship Mall. In fact, their products have appeared on the podiums of various international design awards. Go to the small shop of DIY western-style appliances, and it turns into a cute mold.
For daily necessities, the specialty of silicone is to have a lovely and friendly jelly color, and to play a "gentle protection" role. Some electronic products or earphones are made of silicone to make a protective cover. Because of its softness and elasticity, electronic products can be easily “drilled” into the cover and held in the hand, as if it is as skin-friendly. Silicone headphones are said to be much better than ordinary hard plastic or sponge. Silicone figures are also starting to appear in household goods stores: Some people design it as a multi-purpose key bag, hang it softly on the bag, and there is a sense of laziness.
However, things are rare, and most of these silicone products are not so affinity. A small tool can easily cost more than 10 yuan or even tens of yuan. We may wish to explore its details first, and then consider starting.