Shin-Etsu Silicones of America, Inc.

Product Description

"Shin-Etsu KE-5551 U is a nominal 50 durometer base which offers high tensile and tear strengths. Its excellent processing characteristics make it suitable for molding, extrusion and calendaring"

Product Features

  • Minimum tear strength 168 ppi.
  • Translucent.
  • Easily pigmented.

Typical Applications

  • Gaskets.
  • Diaphragms.
  • Hose Stock.
  • Vacuum Blankets.

Typical Properties

Type of HCRHigh Strength
Cure AgentDCBP
Cure Agent BDBPH
Tensile Strength (psi)1620
Elongation (%)890
Specific Gravity1.17
Tear Die B (ppi)207
Compression Set (%)46
Comp. Set Time (hours)22
Comp. Set Temp. (°C)177
Comp. Set Temp. (°F)350.6
Press Cure/Post CurePress

Note: Values are not for specification purposes.

Warranty- The information and data contained herein are believed to be accurate and reliable; however it is the user's responsibility to determine suitability of use.
Since Shin-Etsu Silicones, Inc. cannot know all of the uses to which its products may be put or the conditions of use, it makes no warranties concerning the fitness or suitability of its products for a particular use or purpose. You should thoroughly test any proposed use of our products and independently conclude satisfactory performance in your application. Likewise, if the manner in which our products are used requires governmental approval or clearance, you must obtain it. Shin-Etsu Silicones, Inc. warrants only that its products will meet its specifications. There is no warranty of merchantability of fitness of use, nor any other expressed or implied warranties. The user's exclusive remedy and Shin-Etsu Silicones, Inc.'s sole liability is limited to refund of the price or replacement of any product shown to be otherwise than as warranted. Shin-Etsu Silicones, Inc. will not be liable for incidental or consequential damages of any kind. Suggestions of uses should not be taken as inducements to infringe any patents.