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MED-4020

HIGH CONSISTENCY SILICONE ELASTOMER

Description

  • Two-part, high tear strength silicone elastomer
  • Cures with heat via addition-cure chemistry
  • Has a non-tacky surface and no volatile by-products or peroxide residues
  • Strained through a 400-mesh screen (minimum)
  • 1:1 Mix Ratio (Part A: Part B)

Applications

  • For a wide variety of fabrication techniques for the healthcare industry including: molding, calendering and extruding
NuSil Technology’s MED-4020 shall not be considered for use in human implantation for a period of greater than 29 days.

Product Details

Property Average Result
Durometer 25 Type A
Tensile 1,400 psi (9.66 MPa)
Elongation 1,250 %
Tear 190 ppi (33.51 kN/m)
Appearance Translucent
Cure 10 minutes / 116 °C
Cure Rate Scorch 0.95 minutes
Cure Rate T90 2.3 minutes
Cure System Platinum
Mix Ratio 1:1
Plasticity
Specific Gravity 1.1
Stress at Strain 75 psi / 200 % (0.52 MPa / 200 %)
Work Time 10 hours
Comment Low modulus with high tear

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The test data shown for this material is the average value for typical properties. All of these properties may not be tested on a lot to lot basis and cannot be used to draft specifications. Please contact NuSil for assistance and recommendations in establishing limits for product specifications.