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DOWSIL™ EP-5500 Powder

Silicone elastomeric powder with spherical shape. Can be used in EMC formulation as stress relief additive. And Tribology modifier for POM / plastics additive designed for high demanding applications requiring long term COF reduction such as bearings, gears and conveyor belts.

Uses:

  • Designed for high demanding applications requiring long term COF reduction
  • Bearings, gears and conveyor belts
  • Window lifting systems and steering column sensors
  • Housings and roller shutter systems
  • Kitchen and household appliances
  • Sports equipment

Benefits:

  • When used in POM compounds, DOWSIL™ EP-5500 Powder demonstrates the following benefits when compared to standard 20 wt% PTFE formulation:
    • 50% COF improvement (against POM and steel)
    • Stable long term COF reduction against several materials such as POM or Steel
    • Mechanical performances improvement
    • Efficient at low loading 
    • Visual and aesthetic contribution
    • Abrasion and mar resistance improvement
    • Injectability improvement
    • Processability improvement
  • Easily dispersible powder
  • Suitable for low and high speed applications
  • No slip-stick development
  • Suitable for POM-C and POM-

Properties

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Typical Properties

  • Active Content Yes No 100 %
  • Benefits Yes No Stress Relief
  • Bulk Density Yes No 0.3
  • Chemical Type Yes No Silicone Elastomer
  • Color Yes No White
  • Form Yes No Powder
  • Particle Size, Average Yes No 3
  • Resin System Yes No ABS, Epoxy, Phenolic, Polyacetal
  • Specific Gravity @ 25°C Yes No 1

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