Momentive Performance Materials has announced the addition of Silquest Y-15744 silane, Silquest Y-11699 silane and Silquest VX-225 silane to its family of adhesive and sealant additives. Following Momentive’s 70-year tradition of bringing innovative technology solutions to market, these new products can help significantly enhance performance and properties of adhesive and sealant systems.
Silquest Y-15744 silane is
an excellent candidate to consider for use in applications that require
adhesion between organic and inorganic substrates and organic polymers. Its
proprietary structure and good wetting properties can help foster strong
adhesion to many plastics such as ABS, PMMA, POM, and polystyrene, even in wet
or damp environments.
In coatings, adhesives and
sealants, Silquest Y-11699 silane can help promote adhesion between organic
polymers and glass, metal, wood or cast plastic substrates, and may be
considered for high-temperature and high-humidity applications that require
tensile and flexural strength. It can be added directly to polymers during
system formulation, or it can used independently as a primer. Silquest Y-11699
silane is an ethoxysilane and will typically lower methanol emissions when
compared to many silane adhesion promoters.
Silquest VX-225 silane may
be considered for use in a range of adhesives and sealants applications. In
addition to acting as an adhesion promoter, Silquest VX-225 silane can help
modify the physical properties of hybrid and RTV sealants, typically increasing
their elasticity, lowering modulus, and decreasing the residual surface tack
and yellowing of the final cured product.
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MOMENTIVE PERFORMANCE MATERIALS: Silanes
April 22, 2010