silicone polymer

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Noun1.silicone polymer - any of a large class of siloxanes that are unusually stable over a wide range of temperatures; used in lubricants and adhesives and coatings and synthetic rubber and electrical insulation
atomic number 14, Si, silicon - a tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors
bouncing putty - a soft elastic silicone polymer that increases in elasticity with the application of force; used in the center of golf balls and as shock-absorbent padding
polymer - a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers
siloxane - any of a large class of compounds that have alternate silicon and oxygen atoms
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The backbone of the silicone polymer contains silicon and oxygen but no carbon.
The high quality lens needs an oven, a microscope glass slide and a common, gel-like silicone polymer called polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) where a small amount of PDMS is dropped onto the slide and is then baked at 70 degrees Celsius to harden it, that will create a base.
Caption: No more static cling: Shreds of paper stick for hours to a block of silicone polymer charged with static electricity (top row).
Small leaks can be repaired with a flexible, transparent, silicone polymer applied with a mastic gun, but for larger leaks, you may have to fit new gutters and downpipes.
Gorb said: "Inspired by this idea, we have designed an artificial silicone polymer structure with underwater adhesive properties.
Repair small leaks with a flexible, transparent, silicone polymer applied with a mastic gun, but for larger leaks, you may have to fit new gutters and downpipes.
Similarly, with the unique chemistry of silicone polymer technology, Multi-Purpose Adhesive Sealant contains no hazardous ingredients, is environmentally friendly, green building compliant, and readily extrudes in extreme (hot or cold) weather conditions with uniform consistency in flow, ease of use and clean-up.
The miniature containers are made from a cross-linked , silicone polymer.
The manner in which a silicone polymer is cured determines its final properties.
The resulting organo-modified silicone polymer provides a lubricious skin feel and photostabilizes sunscreen active ingredients such as avobenzone.
Different amounts of 2-propanol (0-20 wt%) were used to further control the final rheological behavior of the silicone polymer system allowing facile application.
Silcolease PC-263 is a thermal solventless silicone polymer that provides a release coating with coefficient of friction values significantly lower than what is achieved with a traditional thermal solventless system and equivalent to what is achieved with a tin-solvent system.