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How to Get Silicone in Astroneer

How to Make Silicone in Astroneer. Learn how to make Silicone, its uses and how to get all of the ingredients

 

Silicone, a composite resource, is crafted in the Chemistry Lab. It requires Resin Methane & quartz

 

How to get Silicone in Astroneer Source

Silicone is not easily found. You must make it using the following recipe

Recipe: x1 Resin + x1 Methane + x1 Quartz = x1 Silicone

How do you create a Chemistry Lab?

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

Tungsten: Check the Tungsten guide

Ceramic – Check out the Ceramic Guide

 

Glass – To find Quartz, use Quartz in the smelting oven

Quartz is available on all the Planets.

The Soil Centrifuge can produce 4 Quartz and two full Canisters Of Soil.

Trade Platform provides 2 Quartz per Scrap. Up to 8 total for 4 Scrap.

How do I get Resin, Methane and Quartz?

Resin – Use the Terrain Tool to find deposits on all the Planets.

 

The Soil Centrifuge makes 8 Resin and two full Soil Canisters.

Trade Platform offers 2 Resin per Scrap, up to 8 total scraps for 8.

Methane can be found on these planets by using the Atmospheric Consdenser.

  • Novus: 75 ppu
  • Approx. 100 ppu

Quartz: is available on all Planets.

 

The Soil Centrifuge can produce 4 Quartz and two full Canisters Of Soil.

Trade Platform provides 2 Quartz per Scrap. Up to 8 total for 4 Scrap.

Astroneer: How to get Silicone – Uses

These are the items that use Silicone in their recipe:

Small Printer Recipes

 

You can make everything you need on the Small Printer.

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

Medium Printer Recipes

You can make everything you need on the Medium Printer.

  • Crane = Silicone + Steel + Titanium

Large Printer Recipes

 

All you can do with the Large Printer and all the resources you will need. Silicone

  • Shelter = Silicone x2 + Plastic x2

SPOILER

This is a spoiler, which may ruin your fun. This is an explosive powder-activated item, so we’ll leave it a few lines down in case you don’t want us to find it.

The Gateway Engine is activated on Novus using silicone

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