Translucent, highly flexible silicone sealant for medical industry
This versatile 1-part light-curing silicone material is used for the assembly, potting and coating of medical devices, especially those comprised of silicone or requiring high flexibility. Combined with a secondary moisture cure mechanism it allows for shadow curing.
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- Technical specification
LOCTITE® SI 5248 is a translucent, straw-colored, thixotropic light-curing acetoxy silicone sealant. It has deep light cure capability – both ultraviolet and visible – combined with a secondary moisture cure mechanism for shadow curing. It combines high strength with high flexibility an a variety of substrates: It is suited to plastics and highly suited to glass, ceramics and metals. The product is fluorescent under UV light, allowing visual inspection of bead. It has a tack-free time >30 secs and a fixturing time also >30 secs. ISO 10993 quality tested.
Chemical basis / base:
Secondary Cure System: Atmosphere,Wavelength for Cure: UV
Specific gravity, @ 25.0 °C:
Viscosity, Brookfield, @ 25.0 °C:
50000.0 mPa·s (cP) - 80000.0 mPa·s (cP)