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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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Because of the flexibility of these bonds, the siloxane backbones offer high spreading coefficients and easy orientation at interfaces.
Polyvinyl siloxanes show the smallest dimensional changes on setting of all the elastomeric impression materials.
Wang, GY, Xu, XD, Hu, CP, "Preparation and Properties of Waterborne Polyurethaneurea Consisting of Fluorinated Siloxane Units.
Polymerization of IPDI with PTMO or siloxane diols, and copolymerization of IPDI, PTMO, and siloxanes in a bulk system were performed in a differential scanning calorimeter (DSC2010, TA instrument).
Formulation D boasts total VOC values of only 475 ppm with 136 ppm attributable to siloxanes.
Surface active silicones or silicone surfactants are derived from siloxanes modified with polyethers.
This accounts for the excellent low-temperature properties, and the tendency for siloxanes to exhibit small viscosity change over a wide termperature range.
Degussa now possesses the full vertical range of manufacturing capabilities for special siloxanes in the NAFTA region and in Europe," said Professor Hans-Joachim Kollmeier, division head, performance materials.
General Electric, together with Shin-Etsu Chemical of Japan, announced the signing of definitive agreements to establish a jointly-owned facility in Thailand to manufacture silane-monomers and siloxanes, the essential materials used in the production of silicone end-products.
PCR produces a variety of silicone intermediates, including vinyl functional silanes and siloxanes, amino functional siloxanes, hydride siloxanes, fluorosilicone resins and MQ resins.
In the past, cosmetic formulations have incorporated more linear siloxanes.
Keywords: N-halamines, biocidal coatings, siloxanes, antimicrobial surfaces, chloramines, broad-spectrum, rechargeable