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Dehydration and water scavenging

Water scavenger, hand, water
Silanes can act as water scavengers.
Methoxyfunctional silanes such as vinyltrimethoxy and alkyltrimethoxy silanes are typically used as water scavengers in moisture-cured polymers, e.g. in the application of
ADHESIVES AND SEALANTSCOATINGS AND METAL TREATMENTPOLYOLEFINS
BENEFITS
  • Improved package stability
  • Prevention of premature cure during compounding