ELASTOSIL® R 573/50 A/B
ELASTOSIL® R 573/50 A/B is a two component, electrically conductive HCR silicone rubber for the manufacture of electrically conductive products.
This product is an addition cured electrically conductive HCR silicone rubber which shows a low volume resistivity.
This product can be used within a temperature range of - 55 °C to + 210 °C.
Specific features of ELASTOSIL® R 573/50 A/B
- Addition Curing
- Electrically conductive
All the information provided is in accordance with the present state of our knowledge. Nonetheless, we disclaim any warranty or liability whatsoever and reserve the right, at any time, to effect technical alterations. The information provided, as well as the product's fitness for an intended application, should be checked by the buyer in preliminary trials. Contractual terms and conditions always take precedence. This disclaimer of warranty and liability also applies particularly in foreign countries with respect to third parties' rights.
Electrically conductive profiles, EMI-gaskets, ignition cables (core), band electrodes
ELASTOSIL® R 573/50 A/B is delivered as A- & B-component system.
ELASTOSIL® R 573/50 A/B are homogeneously mixed in a ration of 1 : 1. Care must be taken to keep the compound cool during mixing. Crosslinking begins when mixing both components together. The rate and degree of crosslinking depends on the storage time and temperature. At 23 °C the mixture has a pot life of about 24 h. This can be extended by storing the catalyzed mixture at a lower temperature.
A homogeneous mixture is a must, but please avoid temperatures >30 °C along the mixing process in order to maintain best processing behaviour.
For detailed information please refer to the latest edition of our brochure "SOLID AND LIQUID SILICONE RUBBER - MATERIAL AND PROCESSING GUIDELINES".
This product is available in 20 kg and 540 kg cardboard packaging.
Special delivery forms are possible but depend on several technical and commercial aspects. Please contact your local sales manager in such cases.
Once opened, cardboard boxes should always be resealed after use to prevent the platinum catalyst from being poisoned by amines, sulphur or phosphorus compounds. The 'Best use before end' date of each batch is shown on the product label. Storage beyond the date specified on the label does not necessarily mean that the product is no longer usable. In this case however, the properties required for the intended use must be checked for quality assurance reasons.
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