Silica – a manifold of solutions for plastics
AEROSIL® fumed silica is invented to improve the manufacturing, quality and performance of thermoplastics, polymer compounds, composites and Thermpolastic Elastomers (TPE). Both, hydrophilic and hydrophobic types of AEROSIL® fumed silica are used as additive for:
Antiblocking agent in polymer films
Matting of plastics
IR absorbtion in greenhouse film
Nucleation of foam
Flame retardant synergist
Besides our fumed silica we are offering various precipitated silica-tpyes "SIPERNAT®" which can also be used to reach a.m. effects. Whether a fumed or a precipitated silica should be used depends on the individual parameters like: polymer, targeted effect and performance level, type of machinery and equipment, dosing level, etc. Further information you will find in our flyer and on our SIPERNAT® homepage.
|Fact Sheet: SIPERNAT®, AEROSIL® & AEROXIDE® - Specialty silica, fumed silica and fumed alumina (pdf, 1.05 MB)|
Silica - a manifold of solutions for plastics
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Short overview about applications and corresponding effects of precipitated and fumed silica as well as metal oxides in the plastics industry.
SIPERNAT®, AEROSIL®, AEROXIDE® Processing aid for plastic powders and plastic additives
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This flyer provides you with some basic information about the usage of SIPERNAT® specialtty silica and AEROSIL® fumed silica as free flow and anti-caking agents for sticky Polymer powders and granules.
Technical Information 1213: Specialty silica as flow aid, anticaking agent and carrier substance
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Recommended mixing procedures for powders and granulates Specialty Silica have found their way with numerous applications into many branches of industry. This also applies to their use as carrier for liquid or pasty substances as well as the application as flow aid for powdered or granular products. Due to their fineness and low bulk density mixing with other ingredients is somehow sophisticated. This Technical Information gives some recommendation on suitable mixing equipment and how to use it, when Specialty Silica are concerned.
Technical Information 1351: SIPERNAT® and AEROSIL® as flow aid and anticaking agent
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A good flowability is the prerequisite for handling powders properly, discharching them easily out of a silo and dosing them exactly. However, many powders are highly cohesive and the proper processing thereforce is a challenge.
Technical Information 1360: SIPERNAT® and AEROSIL® - an Essential in Industrial Powder Technology
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Performance Silica have found their way with numerous applications into many branches of industry. This also applies to their use as carrier for liquid or pasty substances as well as the application as flow aid for powdered or granular products. With numerous hydrophilic and hydrophobic AEROSIL® Fumed Silica as well as Sipernat® Precipitated Silica, Evonik offers the best choice of problem solvers worldwide.
Technical Information 1367: Converting Liquids to Dry Flowable Powders and Retaining Flavors on SIPERNAT® and AEROSIL®
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SIPERNAT® Specialty Silica and AEROSIL® Fumed Silica are referred to as a “carrier” when they are used to hold and absorb liquids in the production of a dry, free-flowing powder. Any size silica product can be used as a carrier; making either coarse or fine absorbates.