Industry Uses

Silicone Fluid is needed for foam control during the oil and gas separation process the need to prevent carry-over of crude droplets within the gas or carry-under of the gas with the crude.

Usage

Fractionation Applications:

  • Antifoams in many petrochemical processes
  • Corrosion inhibitors in gas turbines using heavy fuels
  • Low temperature hydraulic fluids
  • Thermal and dielectric fluids in transformers
  • Sealing foams and elastomers, particularly as protection against fire and smoke risk in petrochemical plants or offshore platforms

Industrial Applications

  • Power transmissions
  • Medical support cushions
  • Lubricants
  • Silicone aerosol sprays
  • Damping fluids
  • Additives for automotive polishes and dressings
  • Heat transfer fluid, High temperature oil baths
  • Water repellent treatment of textiles and powders

Consumer Applications

  • PDMS fluids can be found in personal, household and automotive care products
  • Softeners in skin care products
  • Conditioners in hair care
  • Waterproofers
  • Component of other surface treatments

In consumer applications, PDMS fluids can be found in personal, household and automotive care products. They are used as softeners in skin care products, conditioners in hair care, additives in polish formulations, waterproofers and as a component of other surface treatments.