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China Silica Sol with Large Particle Size: Characteristics and Applications
Silica sol with large particle size typically has particles ranging from 150 to 200 nanometers, significantly larger than the typical particle size of silica sol. These larger particles provide unique characteristics, such as higher viscosity and better thixotropy.
The high viscosity of silica sol with large particle size allows it to suspend pigments and other solids more effectively, improving the quality of coatings and paints. Additionally, its thixotropic properties enable it to be easily applied to surfaces, while also maintaining stability over time.
Silica sol with large particle size has numerous applications in various industries. In the coatings industry, it is used as a binder and rheology modifier in water-based paints, providing excellent stability and viscosity control. It can also be used as an additive in ceramic slurries, improving their strength and adhesion.
In the electronics industry, silica sol with large particle size is used as a filler material in conductive pastes, improving their conductivity and mechanical strength. It can also be used in the production of LED encapsulation materials, providing excellent thermal stability and optical clarity.
Colloidal silica/Silica sol is a kind of colloid which is formed by nm-grade particles SiO2, dispersed in water. It is odorless, tasteless and nontoxic and its chemical molecular formula is mSiO2·nH2O.
1. The colloid particles are minute, and the particle size can be controlled according to customers' requirements.
2. Colloidal silica/Silica sol has relatively large specific surface area, and high heat-resisting performance (1500-1600"C).
3. With low viscosity, it can soak the places where water soaks; therefore, it presents excellent dispersion and permeability.
4. When the moisture contained in silica sol is evaporated, the colloid grains firmly adhere to the material surface and the combination of silicon and oxygen is then formed between grains. It is a good adhesive.