Polydimethylsiloxane

 

Background Colour:

Polydimethylsiloxane:




 

Related Structure: Poly(ether sulfone)

 

polydimethylsiloxane

PDMS formation

The PDMS (polydimethylsiloxane) backbone is very flexible and has a low Tg value of -127 0⁰ C. This is a liquid at room temperature.


Polydimethylsiloxane is synthesised as shown above.