The name silicone refers most of the time to polymers containing a Si-O
backbone. To this backbone, organic groups are frequently attached to the
silicon atoms via a Si-C bond. The simultaneous presence of organic groups
attached to an inorganic backbone gives silicones a combination of unique
properties and allows their use in a broad range of diverse applications. Read
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