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POLYMETHYLHYDROSILOXANE, TRIMETHYLSILYL TERMINATED, 15-25 cSt
Siloxane-Based Silane Reducing Agent
Organosilanes are hydrocarbon-like and possess the ability to serve as both ionic and free-radical reducing agents. These reagents and their reaction by-products are safer and more easily handled and disposed than many other reducing agents. The metallic nature of silicon and its low electronegativity relative to hydrogen lead to polarization of the Si-H bond yielding a hydridic hydrogen and a milder reducing agent compared to aluminum-, boron-, and other metal-based hydrides. A summary of some key silane reductions are presented in Table 1 of the Silicon-Based Reducing Agents brochure.
Pendant Functional Fluid; polyMethylHydrosiloxanes, TMS Terminated
MethylHydrosiloxane homopolymers are used as water-proofing agents, reducing agents and as components in some foamed silicone systems.
Poly(methylhydrosiloxane); Methyl hydrogen siloxane; Polysiloxanes, methyl hydrogen; Siloxanes and silicones, methyl hydrogen
Specific Gravity: 0.98
HMIS Key: 1-2-1-X
Hydrolytic Sensitivity: TSCA
Refractive Index: 1.395