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Silicone / Nylon 66 Psuedo-Interpenetrating Networks SI is a subcategory of Silicone. The additative is added during the manufacturing process. Its flexural modulus ranges from 360 to 410 MPa. Its tensile strength ranges from 10100 to 12500 MPa at break. Its flexural strength ranges from 14000 to 15900 MPa. Its Izod Impact strength ranges from 0.8 to 0.9 J/cm. Its elongation at break ranges from 5 to 20 %. Its specific gravity ranges from 1.12 to 1.13. Its molding pressure ranges from 8 to 15 MPa.
Silicone, also known as SI, is a thermoset polycondensate. Common trade names include Baysilon, Blu-Sil, Commex, Fiberite, Lamitex, Siltemp, and Textolite. copolymer It maintains its dimensional stability and good electrical and dielectrical properties over a wide range of frequency and temperature. Other useful properties include good flame resistance, low water absorption, moderate thermal shock resistance, and average polymeric mechanical properties. On the other hand, it is high-cost with limited shelf-life and a long curing time. It is often used in computer chips, IC’s, cooking ware, and food containers.
Other common Silicone (SI) include Flexible Casting Resins (including RTV) SI, Liquid Silicone Rubber Injection Molding SI, Mineral And/or Glass Filled Molding and Encapsulating Compounds SI, and Silicone / Nylon 12 Psuedo-Interpenetrating Networks SI.
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