siloxane

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siloxane

/si·lox·ane/ (si-lok´sān) any of various compounds based on a substituted backbone of alternating silica and oxygen molecules; in polymeric form they are polysiloxanes, and when the side chain substituents are organic radicals, they are silicones.
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42), (44) Therefore, urethane is highly polar in relation to dimethylsiloxane because of the former's higher cohesive energy density.
Other groups such as trimethylsilyl (HMDS) and dimethylsiloxane (PDMS) can also be applied to replace hydroxyl groups.
2]/g; (*3)--copolymer of dimethylsiloxane (50 mol %) and methylhydrogensiloxane (50 mol %) having both molecular terminals capped trimethylsiloxy groups, (*4)--3.
Since the silicone resin is composed of dimethylsiloxane units and methylphenylsiloxane units, it is flexible and has low surface free energy.