silicone oil


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silicone oil

A liquid form of silicone; esp. used for lubrication at high temperatures where petroleum oil is not effective, also as a water repellent.
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To compare the performance of the textured films with that of standard lubricated films, silicone oil (Molykote[R] 316) from Dow Coming was applied at about 1 wt% as a thin coating on the films.
Our pioneering testing and adoption of the highly innovative Archimedes now enables us to more easily measure protein aggregates and silicone oil droplets in a critically important size range.
For example, the impact of pressure drop and volume expansivity on computed heat transfer rate for a silicone oil at -40[degrees]C (-40[degrees]F) is shown in Figure 5b.
In the past, there were concerns that silicone oil migration or bleed out would contaminate sensitive electronic components.
Baysilone silicone oil was made by US company Momentive Performance Materials.
Anecdotal reports of dyes or silicone oil oozing out of overheated silicone cookware pop up on Internet posts, as do reports of odors lingering after repeated washings.
In cost term, silicone oil which is the surfactant used is in the range of 0.
AST47HP sensors incorporate a one-piece stainless steel sensing element, which is free of silicone oil, welds or O-tings.
The contact angle measurements indicated that Silicone oil is more hydrophobic than natural vitreous, thus it makes poor contact with retina.
They built a scaled-up model of the two-hinge apparatus, powered its arms with a windup spring, and immersed it in thick silicone oil to mimic the viscous conditions of the microworld.