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AEROSIL R 972

Hydrophobic fumed silica

AEROSIL R 972 is a fumed silica aftertreated with DDS (Dimethyldichlorosilane).

Key Features

  • Hydrophobic component for thickening and reinforcement of RTV-1 K sllicone sealants
  • Improves shelf-life of silicone sealants
  • Water resistant, hydrophobising of liquid systems
  • Rheology control of (complex) liquid systems
  • For use in coatings as anti-settling agent, for pigment stablilization and improvement of corrosion protection
  • Improves hydrophobicity and rheology of offset printing inks
  • Improvement and maintenance of free flow and anti­-caking characteristics of powders

Recommended Applications

  • Silicone rubber and silicone sealants
  • Paints and coatings
  • Printing inks and toner
  • Adhesives
  • Cable compounds and gels
  • Plant protection
  • Cosmetics