Why do Engineers choose Silicon?

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Silicone is most commonly associated with its excellent resistance to extreme temperatures and this is generally one of the primary reasons silicone gets selected for application.

Silicone at a Galance

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  • Outstanding low-temperature flexibility and high-temperature resistance
  • Excellent compression set
  • High resistance to chemicals and to environmental influences
  • Water-repellent surface
  • Good transparency, can be pigmented as desired
  • Good mechanical properties
  • Good flame resistance, non-toxic combustion products in case of fire
  • Odourless and tasteless
  • Can be easily processed
  • Can be adjusted electrically from insulating to semiconducting
  • High radiation resistance