Silicone (Si)

General Guidelines

Common Name: Silicone

Chemical Name: Polysiloxane

Properties: Excellent high and low temperature properties. Fair physical properties.

Size Sheet Range: Width: .75” -60” Thickness: .063” – 1.00” Length: Min – 60’ Ft

Uses: High Temperature, High Release Applications

Note- Property values are all based on cured elastomers

 

 


Common Name: Silicone

Chemical Name: Polysiloxane

Properties: Excellent high and low temperature properties. Fair physical properties.

Size Sheet Range: Width: .75” -60” Thickness: .063” – 1.00” Length: Min – 60’ Ft

Uses: High Temperature, High Release Applications

Durometer Range: 30 – 80 Shore A

Elongationa: 100% to 900%

a- Range given based on Hardness

Abrasion Resistance: Poor/Fair

Compression Set: Good

Flame Resistance: Good/Excellent

Flex Cracking Resistance: Poor/Excellent

Impact Resistance: Poor/Fair

Resilience/Rebound: Good/Excellent

Tear Resistance: Poor

Temperature Rangeb (Service): -60°F to 550°F
b- Cured rubber temperature operating service range

Ozone Resistance: Excellent/Outstanding

Steam Resistance: Fair/Good

Weather Resistance: Excellent

Oxidation Resistance: Excellent

Gas Permeability: Poor/Fair

Sunlight Resistance: Excellent

Water Resistance: Excellent

Chemical Resistance: Moderate or oxidizing chemicals, ozone, concentrated sodium hydroxide.
Attacked By: Many solvents, oils, concentrated acids, dilute sodium hydroxide.