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(inorganic chemistry)
Sin H2 n +2A class of silicon-based compounds analogous to alkanes, that is, straight-chain, saturated paraffin hydrocarbons; they can be gaseous or liquid. Also known as silicon hydride.



any one of several compounds of silicon with hydrogen that have the general formula SinH2n+n (seeSILICON HYDRIDES).

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Gelest offers SIVATE E610 Enhanced amine silane for use as an adhesive primer for metallic and siliceous substrates, coupling agent for thermoset and thermoplastic composites, corrosion inhibiting primer for paints and coatings on ferrous and non-ferrous substrates, and functionalization of Micro-Particles for use in adhesives and sealants.
Evonik produces silanes worldwide at sites in Germany, Belgium, China, and the USA.
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