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Fascinating Silicone™ Chemistry Corner – Typical Properties

Typical performance properties of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS)

Typical properties table

Dielectric properties
Dielectric properties table

  • Dielectric constant, loss factor, specific resistance, and dielectric strength are excellent and do not vary much with changes in temperature.
  • Dielectric constant and loss factor depend very little on the frequency.



    Did you know ... by replacing some of the methyl groups attached to the siloxane backbone with other organic groups, it is possible to obtain a wide range of different properties! Learn about the added potential of
    organically modified silicones.


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