Application Type Encapsulate 1 Part or 2 Part 2 Part Material Form Liquid, Silicone elastomer Industry Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) Manufacturer Dow Chemistry Silicone elastomer, Solvent-free Cure Method Heat, Part A/Part B Cure Temperature (°C) 150 Cure Time (min) 60 Color Transparent Light Refractive Index (RI) High, >1.5200, 1.5390, 1.5240, 1.5220
Technical Data for Dow JCR 6175
- Pottant / Encapsulant - Encapsulate
1 Part or 2 Part
- 1 Part or 2 Part - 2 Part
- Part A Name - Part A
- Part B Name - Part B
- Elastomer - Silicone elastomer
- LED (Light-Emitting Diodes) - Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)
- 2-Part Cure - Part A/Part B
- Clear / Transparent - Transparent
Cure Temperature (°C) 150 Cure Time (min) 60 Work / Pot Time (min) Very long Mix Ratio 1:1 (by volume)
Tensile Strength (psi) 0.4 (Mpa)
Dielectric Strength (V/mil) Durable
Shore A Hardness 31 Elongation (%) 0 Flexibility Flexible
Glass Transition Temp (Tg) (°C) -28 Light Refractive Index (RI) High, >1.5200, 1.5390, 1.5240, 1.5220 Test Method Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (CTE) 222 (ppm/°C) Flash Point (°F) 212.0 % Solids (%) 100
Shelf Life Details Shelf life is indicated by the “Use Before” date found on the product label.;Dow Corning two-part products should be stored at or below 25°C (77°F). Containers should be kept tightly closed at all times to extend shelf life.;Check the product label for specific storage conditions. Shelf Life Type From date of manufacture Shelf Life (mon) 6
Best Practices for Dow JCR 6175
Surfaces should be clean and dry. Recommended cleaning methods include Dow Corning® brand OS Fluids, naphtha, mineral spirits, methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) or other suitable solvent. Rougher surfaces tend to promote adhesion of silicones to other surfaces.
These products are also compatible with commercially available equipment and industry standard processes. These materials can be dispensed or molded depending on the product and application.
Dow Corning OS Fluids are recommended to clean cured or uncured silicone residue from application equipment.
If a substrate or material is questionable with respect to potentially causing inhibition of cure, it is recommended that a small scale compatibility test be run to ascertain suitability in a given application. The presence of liquid or uncured product at the interface between the questionable substrate and the cured silicone indicates incompatibility and inhibition of cure.
Comparable Materials for Dow JCR 6175
Spec Engine® Results
Questions about this material?
Get personal assistance with your specific application needs.