Designing reliable silicone elastomers for high temperature applications

Elisa Ogliani*, Liyun Yu, Piotr Mazurek, Anne Ladegaard Skov

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Abstract

Reliability and durability are strict requirements for silicone elastomers employed in high temperature applications, if long time device performance is desired Improving the thermal stability of silicone elastomers is a major challenge, addressed by both the scientific and the industrial community Nevertheless, traditional methods such as adding heat resistant fillers1 or chemical modifications2 still suffer from considerable shortcomings Here, it is demonstrated that the thermal degradation behaviour of silicone elastomers is affected strongly by network reactant stoichiometry3 Comparative thermal degradation studies were performed on silicone elastomers synthetized with different stoichiometric ratios (r) and thereby different fractions of elastic, dangling, and sol structures (Fig 1)
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2019
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event12th International Workshop on Silicon-Based Polymers (ISPO19) - Kiryu, Japan
Duration: 21 Jul 201925 Jul 2019

Conference

Conference12th International Workshop on Silicon-Based Polymers (ISPO19)
CountryJapan
CityKiryu
Period21/07/201925/07/2019

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