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Development Of Fluoro-Silicone Elastomers

Report Number: WADC TR 55-220
Author: Tarrant, Paul
Corporate Author: Peninsular Chemresearch, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Pages: 45
Contract: AF 33(600)-26593
Project: 7340
Task: 73404
PB Number: PB13216
AD Number: AD0093332

Abstract:
The preparation of a homopolymer from 3,3,3-trifluoro-propylmethyldichlorosilane has been accomplished on a small scale. Experimental conditions have been studied for the re action of trichlorosilane and methyldichlorosilane with olefins. For hydrocarbon olefins, the best yield of addition product was obtained at 2500 C without a peroxide catalyst. The use of a platinum catalyst supported on charcoal allows the use of lower reaction temperatures and shorter reaction times in these additions.


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