Why use silanes?


Silanes are a very versatile family of additives with multiple functionalities and benefits that can be applied across a wide range of Thermoplastics, Rubber and Thermosets applications. Silanes are often used to modify the surface and interface in order to improve the adhesion or the compatibility between a mineral and an organic substrate as well as to improve the dispersion of fillers and pigments into a polymer.

This information is from Dow Corning at www.specialchem4polymers.com