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Table 1 Typical (silicone-based) elastomeric materials used in soft robotics applications

From: Systematic engineering design helps creating new soft machines

  Ecoflex Elastosil Sylgard (PDMS)
Manufacturer Smooth-on Wacker Chemie Dow Corning
Type 00-30 00-50 M 4601 184
Color Translucent Reddish brown Transparent
Shore hardness 00-30 00-50 28 A 50 A
Tensile strength 1.38 MPa 2.17 MPa 6.50 MPa 6.76 MPa
Elongation at break 900% 980% 700% 150%
  1. The listed information is taken from the data sheets of the suppliers