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Silicone oil

for oil baths (from −50°C to +200°C)

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Properties

Quality Level   100
grade   for oil baths (from −50°C to +200°C)
vapor density   >1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <5 mmHg ( 25 °C)
  5 mmHg ( 20 °C)
refractive index   n20/D 1.403 (lit.)
  n20/D 1.406
viscosity   100 mPa.s(20 °C)
bp   >140 °C/0.002 mmHg (lit.)
density   0.967 g/mL at 20 °C
storage temp.   room temp

Description

General description

Silicone oil is useful for the preparation of oil baths having a temperature in the range of -50°C to +200°C.

Application

Silicone oil has been used for the protection of carbon steel alloy samples in a study. Silicone oil has also been used as a heat reservoir during NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) analysis.

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle

250 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
JT6485000
Flash Point(F) 
214.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
101.1 °C - closed cup
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