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Dimethyl Silicone Fluids Properties

Dimethyl silicone fluids are unlike other fluids.  Organic hydrocarbon fluids have a backbone of carbon-to-carbon atoms, while silicone fluids have a backbone of silicon-oxygen.  The Si-O [...]

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Why Use Silicone Windshield Wipers?

Windshield wipers become damaged and worn out over time.  It is important to replace them whenever they start streaking or become dry and stiff.  Silicone replacement blades are a higher quality [...]

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Silicone Uses in Aerospace

Silicone is ideal to use in many parts of the aerospace industry because it can withstand astonishing stress and temperature extremes.   Construction of aircraft requires light metals and [...]

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Household Uses for Silicone Caulk

Silicone caulk can be put to a variety of uses in your home. It’s a good idea to have some spare caulk around to tackle any necessary repairs. Here are five areas where you can put silicone caulk [...]

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Kinds of Silicone Sealant

It can be difficult to choose which silicone sealant is the right one for the job.  Most sealants are designed for specific uses and have different capabilities.  Here are some of the different [...]

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Common Types of Silicones in Cosmetics

Silicones have unique fluid properties that in various forms can feel like silk on the skin, impart emollience, and are resistant to water.  Their unique molecular structure of large molecules [...]

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Cooking with Silicone Bakeware

Cooking with silicone bakeware is the newest baking trend.  Their bright colors attract attention, but their flimsiness raises a few questions about their stability.  That is why manufacturers [...]

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WHY SILICONE IS HEAT RESISTANT

Silicone has a variety of useful properties that make it widely used, including adhesion, insulation, flexibility, and low toxicity.  That it is heat resistant is one of the most important [...]

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Why Use Silicone Instead of Plastic?

Silicone is very popular and is marketed as a safe replacement for traditional plastic.  You can find it in various items including baby bottle nipples, baking sheets, utensils, food containers, [...]

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Why Use Defoamers and Antifoams?

Silicones are widely used as defoamers and antifoams in many industries. The terms antifoams and defoamers are often used interchangeably.  They are used to either control foam formation or [...]

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