XIAMETER silane subgroups
XIAMETER organosilanes are available with a range of reactive and non-reactive functionalities. Reactive organosilanes include amino, chlorine, epoxy, melamine, methacrylate/methacryl, sulfur and vinyl silanes – which act primarily as adhesion promoters and surface treatments. Non-reactive organosilanes such as methyl, isobutyl, n-Octyl and phenyl silanes provide hydrophobicity (water repellency), silicone synthesis and, in the case of phenyl silanes, thermal stability to other silanes.
The primary applications of chlorosilanes are the synthesis of silanes and siloxanes, and as protecting agents for intermediates in pharmaceutical syntheses. XIAMETER® brand offers several chlorosilanes, so you’re sure to find one that meets your needs.
Methyl siliconates react with carbon dioxide to form breathable, water-insoluble silicone resins. Methyl siliconates are used to formulate penetrating, low-VOC water repellents. Silazanes are hydrides of silicon and nitrogen that have a straight or branched chain of silicon and nitrogen atoms joined by covalent bonds. They are analogous to siloxanes, with -NH- replacing -O-.