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Element 14PDMS 5-A

Low viscosity, linear polydimethylsiloxane polymer.

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396.83lb Drum

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Product Overview

Element 14PDMS 5-A is a linear polydimethylsiloxane with a viscosity of 5 centipoise (cps). Element14 PDMS fluids can stay in liquid form over a wide range of  temperatures and pressures. As a result they are used in applications that require fluid properties in harsh environments. In mechanically demanding applications they provide excellent shear stability and good lubrication or slip.

Product Specifications

Viscosity, mPa•s (cps): 5
Appearance: Clear, colorless liquid
Flash point, closed cup, °C: >=121
Specific gravity (@ 25°C): 0.912-0.920
Refractive index (@ 25°C): 1.3950-1.3990
Pour point, °C: ~-100
Surface tension, dynes/cm (@25°C): 19.7
Thermal conductivity, W•m-1•K-1: 0.116
Coefficient of expansion, 10-3/°C: 1.08
Primary Chemistry: Polydimethylsiloxane 

Features & Benefits

High and low temperature stability 
Oxidative stability
Chemically inert
Low flammability
Low surface tension
Shear stability
High compressibility
Low vapor pressure
Low odor
Soft, smooth silky feel
Spreadability
Low coefficient of friction
Lubricious

Applications

Heat and mechanical transfer fluids
Hydraulic fluids
Electrical insulating fluid
Water repellent
Polish ingredient
Mold release agent
Lubricant
Anti-foam
Personal care ingredient
Textile spin finishes
Paints and coatings additive












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