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MED-4120

HIGH CONSISTENCY SILICONE ELASTOMER

Description

  • Uncatalyzed, vinyl-functional, high consistency silicone elastomer
  • Requires addition of a peroxide catalyst for vulcanization
  • Strained through a 400-mesh screen (minimum) to ensure freedom from particulate contamination

Applications

  • For a wide variety of fabrication techniques for the healthcare industry including: molding, calendering and extruding
NuSil Technology’s MED-4120 shall not be considered for use in human implantation for a period of greater than 29 days.

Product Details

Property Average Result
Durometer 30 Type A
Tensile 1,300 psi (8.97 MPa)
Elongation 950 %
Tear 140 ppi (24.69 kN/m)
Appearance Translucent
Cure 5 minutes / 116 °C
Cure Rate Scorch 0.55 minutes
Cure Rate T90 2.1 minutes
Cure System Peroxide
Mix Ratio 1 PART
Plasticity
Post Cure 2 hours / 177 °C
Specific Gravity 1.1
Stress at Strain 100 psi / 200 % (0.69 MPa / 200 %)
Comment Uncatalyzed

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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.