How to Get Silicone in Astroneer

How to Get Silicone in Astroneer

Last Updated on 15 January, 2022

How to Get Silicone in Astroneer – Learn how to create Silicone , its uses, and how to get all the ingredients involved

Silicone is a composite resource that is crafted in the Chemistry Lab, requires Resin, Methane & Quartz

How to Get Silicone in Astroneer – Source

Silicone cannot be found, you must create it from the following recipe

Requires: Chemistry Lab| Recipe: x1 Resin + x1 Methane + x1 Quartz = x1 Silicone

How to Create the Chemistry Lab?

Requires: Medium Printer Module | Recipe: Chemistry Lab = Tungsten + Glass + Ceramic

Tungsten: Check the Tungsten guide

Ceramic: Check the Ceramic guide

Glass: Use Quartz in the smelting furnace, to find the Quartz

Quartz can be found on all of the Planets.

The Soil Centrifuge produces 4 Quartz with two full Canisters of Soil.

The Trade Platform gives 2 Quartz for every Scrap, up to 8 total for 4 Scrap.

How to Get Resin, Methane & Quartz?

Resin: using the Terrain Tool on deposits that can be found on all of the Planets.

The Soil Centrifuge produces 8 Resin with two full Canisters of Soil.

The Trade Platform gives 2 Resin for every Scrap, up to 8 total for 4 Scrap

Methane: can be found on the following planets using the Atmospheric Condenser:

  • Novus : 75 ppu
  • Atrox : 100 ppu

Quartz: can be found on all of the Planets.

The Soil Centrifuge produces 4 Quartz with two full Canisters of Soil.

The Trade Platform gives 2 Quartz for every Scrap, up to 8 total for 4 Scrap.

How to Get Silicone in Astroneer – Uses

These are all the items that require Silicone in their recipes:

Small Printer Recipes

Everything you can create on the Small Printer, and the resources you’ll need, plus Silicone

  • Field Shelter = Silicone + Graphene
  • Paver = Silicone + Aluminum Alloy
  • Medium Gas Canister = Silicone + Glass

Medium Printer Recipes

Everything you can create on the Medium Printer, and the resources you’ll need, plus Silicone

Large Printer Recipes

Everything you can create on the Large Printer, and the resources you’ll need, plus Silicone

  • Shelter = Silicone x2 + Plastic x2

SPOILER

What follows is a spoiler that may spoil your fun. It is something that is activated with Explosive Powder, so we leave it a few lines below in case you do not want us to discover it:

Silicone is used to activate the Gateway Engine on Novus.

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