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 mobility and low rotational energy of the siloxane backbone allows the silicone polymer to orient at the coating-air interface, creating a hydrophobic, low energy surface, which results in water beading--preventing wetting and paint film penetration.
A team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US, has devised a silicone polymer that works in two stages.
The course will take the participant through the process of making silicone polymer, selecting the polymer architecture, cure systems, formulating and fabrication.
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.
The miniature containers are made from a cross-linked , silicone polymer.
The manner in which a silicone polymer is cured determines its final properties.