Gelest and Bimax are actively monitoring the global COVID-19 situation. We are working closely with our key suppliers to mitigate any potential delays caused by the interruption of global supply chains. The health and safety of our customers and employees is our priority. We will continue to operate our manufacturing sites, but with modified schedules in compliance with guidelines set out by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States Government. We will provide updates if the situation changes.

Silanes & Silicon Compounds

Gelest offers a wide range of silane and silicon compounds in research and commercial quantities that are employed to enhance adhesion, increase mechanical properties of composites, improve dispersion of pigments and minerals, provide crosslinking, immobilize catalysts, bind biomaterials.

Silanes are also utilized to protect, synthesize, and derivatize functional groups in organic synthesis.  They can impart hydrophobic or hydrophilic surface characteristics.  Applications include Advanced Ceramics, Adhesives & Sealants, Alternative Energy, Conductive Coatings, Dielectrics for Microelectronics, Micro-Particle Surface Modification, Optical Materials, Photolithography, Separation & Diagnostic Sciences. More information can be found in the printed brochures available for download on the Handbooks and Brochures page.


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