Anti-static agent for electrically conductive elastomers with retained color, elasticity and durability
TUBALL™ graphene nanotubes (also known as single wall carbon nanotubes) are the most effective anti-static agent available, offering a unique combination of stable conductivity and good mechanical performance in elastomers.
Unlike conventional conductive additives such as multi wall carbon nanotubes, carbon fibers and most types of carbon black, which have significant drawbacks in tensile and elastic properties due to a high loading level, graphene nanotubes create a 3D reinforcing conductive network in elastomers to provide stable conductivity without drawbacks, and at the same time allow the production of colored products and maintain or even improve mechanical properties.
Discover a whole new world inside silicone
An extremely low working dosage of TUBALL™ graphene nanotubes enables a full range of electrical resistivity from <10 to 1010 Ω•cm, allowing the production of both conductive and anti-static elastomers. Being produced in the form of ready-to-use products containing pre-dispersed nanotubes, TUBALL™ dispersion does not require any changes to standard processing and mixing equipment.
Graphene nanotube-based elastomers have applications in many industries, where durable and ESD-protected products are required, including cleanrooms, the oil & gas, automotive, electronics, tires, mining, and chemical industries.
TUBALL MATRIX 600 series and TUBALL LATEX for elastomers
|Product||MATRIX 601||MATRIX 602||MATRIX 603||MATRIX 604/DOS beta||MATRIX 605||MATRIX 608 beta||MATRIX 610||MATRIX 614||MATRIX 615 beta||MATRIX 618||LATEX H2O|
|Plasticizer||Water + anionic surfac-tant|
|Polydimethyl-siloxane||Siloxanes and silicones vinyl group-terminated||TDAE oil||Dioctyl sebacate fatty acid ester||Siloxanes and silicones vinyl group-terminated||Fluoro gum||Polymer and paraffinic oil||Polymer||TDAE, Hydrocarbon resin, Polymer||Synthetic ester, plasticizer|
|NBR, PU Latex|
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Graphene nanotubes for elastomers: conductivity & mechanical performance (Kate Gorbunova, OCSiAl)
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