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  • noun chemistry Any of many polymers having a siloxane repeat unit


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  • So what are dimethyl polysiloxane and tertiary butylhydroquinone?

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  • Dimethyl polysiloxane is a type of silicone with anti-foaming properties used in cosmetics and a variety of other goods like Silly Putty.

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  • Zimoun : 97 polysiloxane hoses 3.0mm, compressed air, 2010

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  • Possible culprits include nitrites (found in processed meats), cyclamates (artificial sweeteners), and methyl polysiloxane (found in cooking oil).

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  • Placed on their sides, the bands, about two inches in diameter and cast out of rubberlike vinyl polysiloxane, were squashed a little by gravity into an oval shape.

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  • The transparent liquid is easy to apply and reacts at room temperatures with humidity, forming a dense, very thin, polysiloxane-like coating with excellent adhesive properties on different substrates.

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  • Part two describes the main types of coating and how their performance can be enhanced, including epoxies, polyester, glass flake, fluoropolymer, polysiloxane and waterborne coatings.


  • All formulations are aqueous solutions which may be scented and / or colored and all contain a water soluble, organosilicon quaternary ammonium compound or mixture thereof; specifically 3 - (trimethoxysilyl) - propyloctadecyl-dimethyl ammonium chloride or 3 - (trimethoxysilyl) propyldidecylmethyl ammonium chloride and the trisilanol, polysiloxanol and water soluble polysiloxane derivatives thereof.


  • The trimethylsilyl-derived sterols were separated on an HP-5MS 5%-phenyl methyl polysiloxane capillary column (30 m×0. 25 mm inner diameter x 0.25 µm film) with carrier gas helium at the rate of 1 ml/min.

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