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Foam

Silfoam can be used in very complex geometries. These aerogels have no particle shedding, and retain the hydrophobicity, low density, and low thermal conductivity.

 

 

 

 

 

Properties

Silfoam
Composition Silica based
Density kg m-3 ~120
Thermal conductivity (SATP) mW m-1 K-1 ~27
CTE K-1 11×10-6 (at 150 °C)
Cp kJ kg-1 K-1 ~1.5
Operating Temperature ºC [-196; 250]
Contact angle º > 120
Compressive strenght kPa 41
Compressive modulus kPa 947
Vacuum (20 cycles) Low particle shed and no structural changes
Basic Thermal Cycling (LN2 & 150°C) – 20 cycles No breaking, cracking or crumbling. Material retains its properties, such as thermal conductivity. Adhesion to the substrate not affected.

 

Download a leaflet here: Silfoam