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LUDOX® TM-40 colloidal silica

40 wt. % suspension in H2O

Synonym: Silica preparation

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Properties

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description   colloidal
concentration   40 wt. % suspension in H2O
surface area   ~140 m2/g
pH   9.0
density   1.3 g/mL at 25 °C
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   O=[Si]=O
InChI   1S/O2Si/c1-3-2
InChI key   VYPSYNLAJGMNEJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

LUDOX® TM-40 colloidal silica has been used:
• As a colloidal silica template for the synthesis of carbon nanocapsules.
• In the synthesis of conducting nanocomposite polymer foams (hybrid of carbon black/silica/polymer) used as gas sensors.
• As a silicon source for the synthesis of Zwitterion-stabilized silica nanoparticles.
• As a silicon source for the fabrication of transparent superhydrophilic/superhydrophobic silica nanoparticulate thin films.
• In the synthesis of microporous titanosilicate ETS-10 used as a catalyst in Knoevenagel condensation reaction.

Packaging

1, 4 L in poly bottle

18 L in poly drum

Legal Information

LUDOX is a registered trademark of W.R. Grace & Co.-Conn.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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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