All Silicones are Not Created Equal

From JPCL, March 2016

By Gerald L.  Witucki, Dow Corning Corporation

Silicon-based technologies have advanced coatings innovation by improving the durability and physical properties of coating formulations. The author highlights the “silicone” polymer structures, which contribute to the benefits and potential issues associated this broad range of materials....

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Tagged categories: Coating chemistry; Coating Materials; Coating Materials; Dow Corning; Gerald Witucki; Raw materials; Silicone

Comment from Farooq Ahmed, (4/5/2016, 9:46 AM)

Elastomeric silicone also possess a great property of breathability. They block liquid water but allow moisture vapours to pass through. This property makes them ideal barrier material on concrete surface where hydrophobic air and water barrier is required.

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