Silicones
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Heat and Chemical Resistant Silicone Rubber

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Silicones
Concept Map

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1. Silicate Structures
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3.  Problem of Electrical Insulation
   
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lead  to
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leads to
   
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2. Organic Silicon Chemistry

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considered for

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4.  Corning and the First Silicones for High Temperature Insulation
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9. Quiz on Safety in Manufacturing
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leads to interest in
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leads to
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7. Understanding of Polymers,
Thermochemistry,  and Kinetics
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leads to
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5. Organic Silicones at General Electric
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8a. Chemical Engineers
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helps make
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GE's Rochow makes
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leads to
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8. High Temperature and Chemical Resistant Silicone Rubber

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makes

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6. (CH3)2SiCl2
6a. Thermodynamics and the Preparation of Silicon
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makes
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8. High Temperature and Chemical Resistant Silicone Rubber
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fails to leads to
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leads to
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10.  Small, Efficient Motors
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15.   Breast Augmentation
Implants
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including
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13. Thousands of Useful Products
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but parallels
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that are claimed
to cause
 
11. Advances in Materials
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16. Disease Conditions in Some Users
   
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leads to
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leads to
   
12. Quiz: Choosing Materials for Our New Products
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17. Bankruptcy of Dow Corning
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leads to
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18.  Case Discussion:  Who is Responsible for the Disease?

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