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The NuSil® brand continues its film series on the key physical properties of silicone, with this short exploration of Viscosity.

The NuSil® brand is proud to present a film series on the key physical properties of silicone. Understanding both the properties and how they are tested is critical to determining the right silicone for your application. The following film provides relatable examples on Viscosity, details on test preparation and finally the methods in which NuSil® silicones are actually tested.

Feel free to contact our technical support team for more details and to choose the best NuSil® product for your intended use.

Correct sample preparation is critical when testing silicone materials for specific physical properties. Click the link below for details on how to properly prepare your samples.

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