from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a class of organic or inorganic chemical compounds of silicon, oxygen, and usually carbon and hydrogen, based on the structural unit R2SiO, where R is an alkyl group, usually methyl.
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- n. any of a class of compound having a short repeating unit of silicon and oxygen atoms (either in a chain or a ring) with organic side chains
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- n. any of a large class of compounds that have alternate silicon and oxygen atoms
Cyclomethicone and ingredients ending in "siloxane": Used in cosmetics to soften, smooth and moisten, these compounds can irritate the skin, eyes and lungs.
The Institute carried out alternatives assessments on one product based on n-propyl bromide (nPB), a product based on a volatile methyl siloxane (VMS), and two hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs).
A-Tech Masonry and Brick Sealer-water-based silane/siloxane water repellent HG Marble and Natural Stone Protector - Invisible coating to protect natural stone
Spending was mainly on production plants for polysilicon, siloxane and dispersible polymer powders.
Realisation of ORMOSIL ionomers by the crosslinking of propyl methacrylate siloxane and a protected styrenesulfonic acid
The UV absorbing coatings have a silane - or silane-derived chromophore or a combination of a silane - or siloxane-based material and a chromophore, which chromophores absorb UV light at about 300 to about 400 nm.
More particularly, the silane - or siloxane-based chromophore is
The pyrogenic silica plant, together with a siloxane plant, is a key facility in the integrated silicone manufacturing site developed by both companies at Jiangsu Yangtze River Chemical Industrial Park in Zhangjiagang.
The siloxane plant will supply chlorosilane for the production of pyrogenic silica as raw material, while the pyrogenic silica plant will send back its by-product hydrogen chloride (HCL) for the production of siloxane.
The combined capacity for siloxane and pyrogenic silica is planned to be approximately 200,000 metric tons per year.
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