Dow Corning® 5 Compound

Dow Corning® 5 Compound

Dow Corning® 5 Compound is silicone-based silicone, a dielectric compound used on insulators and bushings; as a lubricant for high-current switches. Nonconductive; water repellent; helps prevent formation of conductive paths; long lasting; translucent light-gray, heavy-consistency, grease-like silicone paste.

Applications: Protecting transmission insulators, distribution line insulators, power substation bushings, pole top disconnect switches, insulator threads and bolts, service entrance cable, meters.

Arc Resistance = 101
Color Translucent Grey
Dielectric Constant at 100 Hz = 2.99
Dielectric Constant at 100 kHz = 2.94
Dielectric Strength = 545 volts per mil v/mil
Dissipation Factor at 100 Hz < 0.0003
Dissipation Factor at 100 kHz < 0.0001
Hydrophobic
Service Temperature High = 232 Deg C
Service Temperature Low = -54 Deg C
Shelf Life = 1800 Days
Specific Gravity @ 25C = 1
Unworked Penetration = 200 mm/10
Volume Resistivity = 1.1e+015 ohm-centimeters
Water Resistant
Worked Penetration = 210 mm/10

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