The Ins and Outs of Silicone Milking Liners Compared to Rubber Liners

Aaron Kochman for Progressive Dairy – From our experience working with dairies and in our work developing milking products, we’ve seen that choosing a milking liner as a business decision ultimately comes down to two main things: cost per milking and health of the herd.

All the other factors, such as durability, initial cost, longevity, milk flow rate and so on, all fall under those two factors.

For many operations, it often comes down to a material choice – rubber or silicone. Or sometimes a variant of the two, such as a synthetic rubber blend or engineered silicone.

In the linked article Aaron discusses:

Cost per milking

Durability and longevity

Cow comfort

Environmental factors

To read the full article please visit: Progressive Dairy Online

Silicone liners have ultra-low carbon content, at .001 pound of carbon per pound of material.

Silicone liners have ultra-low carbon content, at .001 pound of carbon per pound of material.