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378399 Sigma-Aldrich

Silicone oil

viscosity 1,000 cSt (25 °C)

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Properties

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vapor density   >1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <5 mmHg ( 25 °C)
  5 mmHg ( 20 °C)
refractive index   n20/D 1.403 (lit.)
viscosity   1,000 cSt(25 °C)
bp   >140 °C/0.002 mmHg (lit.)
density   0.97 g/mL at 25 °C

Description

General description

Silicone oil is a liquid based siloxane that is part of the methyl silicone fluid system. It has a viscosity of 1000 cSt with a refractive index of ~ 1.403 and a dielectric strength of ~ 14 kV/mm. It′s surface tension tends to increase with an increase in the viscosity.

Application

Silicone oil can be used for a wide range of applications such as: heat transferring medium in chemical and petrochemical industries, a dielectric coolant, protective coatings for building materials, a cosmetic additive.

Packaging

1 L in poly bottle

250 mL in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
JT6485000
Flash Point(F) 
600.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
316 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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