Dow High-Vacuum Grease

Dow High-Vacuum Grease Datasheet
  • Description for Dow High-Vacuum Grease

    Stiff, non-melting silicone material, has low volatility to hold deep vacuums, resists oxidation, and has good thermal stability.

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    Application Type Lubricate, Seal, Synthetic rubber gaskets
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Grease
    Industry Lenses, Telescopes
    Manufacturer Dow
    Chemistry Silicone
    Viscosity (cPs) Non-melting
    Color White, Translucent
    Chemical Resistance Alkalis, Aqueous solutions of inorganic salts, Common gases, Dilute acids, Excellent, Excellent Water, Mineral oils, Organic compounds, Vegetable oil
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 204, Good thermal stability
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -40
    Other Resistance Resists oxidation
    Key Specifications FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) and/or CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency): FDA 21 CFR 175.300
  • Technical Data for Dow High-Vacuum Grease

    Overview
    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Grease
    • Industry
      • Electronics - Lenses, Telescopes
      • Industrial - Binoculars, Ceramic plug cocks, Chemical processing equipment, Control valves, Fire extinguisher valves, Flow meter bearings, O-rings on binoculars, Plug valves, Water treating equipment
    • Chemistry
      • Volatile Content: VOC - Low volatility
      • Silicone
    • Cure Method
      • None
    • Color
      • Translucent
      • White
    • Key Specifications
      • FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) and/or CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency): 175.3 - FDA 21 CFR 175.300
    Specifications
    Cure Specs
    Viscosity (cPs) Non-melting
    Material Resistance
    Chemical Resistance Alkalis, Aqueous solutions of inorganic salts, Common gases, Dilute acids, Excellent, Excellent Water, Mineral oils, Organic compounds, Vegetable oil
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 204, Good thermal stability
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -40
    Other Resistance Resists oxidation
    Hardness
    Flexibility Stiff
    Other Properties
    Specific Gravity 1.0 (gm/cc) Test Method
    Flash Point (°F) 212.0
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details When stored at or below 30°C in the original unopened containers, this product has a usable life of 60 months from the date of production.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) <86
    Shelf Life Type from the date of production.
    Shelf Life (mon) 60
  • Best Practices for Dow High-Vacuum Grease

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    1. Testing

      High Vacuum Grease should always be tested before the material is adopted for regular use.

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Specific Gravity Temperature Test Method
1.0 (gm/cc) 25°C CTM2 0097