Implant Line

MED-420

SILICONE FLUID

Description

  • A clear liquid copolymer consisting of dimethylisiloxane and trifluoropropylmethylsiloxane to provide a lubricious and/or hydrophobic coating, for lubricating the surfaces of molded dimethyl silicone elastomer parts
  • Available in standard viscosities of: 350 cP, 1,000 cP, and 12,500 cP
  • Custom viscosities available upon request

Applications

  • For applications requiring a material that is highly water repellent and resists decomposition from heat and oxidation
  • Has good wetting properties and good lubricative characteristics in contact with plastics, rubber and skin
NuSil Technology’s MED-420 may be considered for use in human implantation for a period of greater than 29 days.

Product Details

Property Average Result
Volatile Content 0.1 %
Viscosity 350 cP / 1,000 cP / 12,500 cP (350 mPa*s / 1,000 mPa*s / 12,500 mPa*s)
Substrate Silicone
Comment Methyl Fluoro Copolymer (Low Fluoro Content)

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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.