GP-581 Amine Functional Silicone Fluid

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Description

GP-581 is an amine functional silicone polymer where x=118 and y=11.

GP-581 is compatible with dimethyl silicone fluids and with aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbon solvents. Some of the special properties of GP-581 are listed below:

  • High Amine-Alkyl Content
  • Stable Indefinitely in Closed Containers
  • Good Heat Stability
Typical Properties
Appearance
Clear to Hazy, Colorless to Light Straw Liquid
Weight/Gallon @ 25°C
8.0 lbs
Viscosity (cPs) @ 25°C
450
Flash Point (P.M.C.C.)
>200°F
Specific Gravity
0.98
Wt. % Active
100
Amine Number *
110
* milliliters of 0.1N HCl needed to neutralize 10 gms of product

Applications

The amine-alkyl functionality of GP-581 provides a versatile reaction site for the synthesis of a variety of silicone-organic copolymers which may be tailored for use in textiles, coatings, car polishes and many other applications. The polar amine groups in GP-581 demonstrate a high affinity for many substrates, suggesting uses of GP-581 in lubricant, coating and mold release formulations. Some specific applications are listed below:

  • Rubber and Plastic Mold Release
  • Rust Inhibitor Coatings
  • Internal Mold Release
  • Detergent Resistant Car Polishes

Processing and Safety Guidelines

GP-581 is an alkaline material because of its amine content. Care should be exercised in handling to prevent contact with skin or eyes. Wear safety glasses with side shields and rubber gloves when handling. Consult Safety Data Sheet for additional details.

Packaging/Handling/Storage

GP-581 is supplied in 5-gallon (40 lbs.) pails, 55-gallon (440 lbs.) drums and 330-gallon (2640 lbs.) totes. Moisture Sensitive. Keep container tightly sealed. Store below 100° F. Do not weld or cut drum, even when empty.