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Silicones, or polysiloxanes, are inorganic-organic polymers.

Silicone oils, polymers and cured sealants are odorless and colourless, water resistant, chemical resistant, oxidation resistant, stable at high temperature, and have weak forces of attraction, low surface tension, low freezing points and do not conduct electricity.

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