Momentive RTV100 - Tough FDA Silicone Sealants Tried and Tested!

Momentive RTV100 - Tough FDA Silicone Sealants Tried and Tested! from Techsil

By: Techsil  05/09/2014
Keywords: Silicone Sealants, Liquid Silicone Rubber, electrical silicone

The RTV100 series are a family of one-component, ready-to-use adhesive silicone rubber sealants which are extremely versatile, tough, durable and resilient. They cure on exposure to atmospheric moisture at room temperature, expelling acetic vapours as a by-product of cure. These exceptional grades are approaching their 50th Birthday! Originally developed by GE Silicones, their innovative formulation remains wholly the same, even through the brand change in 2006 where the GE Silicones legacy was passed to Momentive Performance Materials. RTV100’s offer not only low temperature flexibility, high temperature performance and excellent electrical insulation properties but also excellent wetherability, ozone and chemical resistance, making them the perfect choice for general purpose and electrical applications. As one part, room temperature cure products with self adhesion properties their ease of use is a key benefit! RTV106, RTV116 and RTV159 all have iron-oxide fillers; this not only gives them their characteristic red appearance but also allows for the very high temperature capabilities these 3 grades posses. All grades in the family come with high dielectric strength along with good tear and tensile strength – the RTV157 & RTV159 however do take these characteristics to the next level – offering up to 72.1 kg/cm2 tensile strength and 17kg/cm tear strength, not to mention up to 825% elongation! These grades have more than earned their place as RTV bestsellers; they have clearly stood the test of time and are still technically advanced silicone solutions!

Keywords: electrical silicone, FDA silicone, Liquid Silicone Rubber, rtv103, rtv106, rtv108, rtv159, silicone for electronics, Silicone Sealants,

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