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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