New Silflake 741 is Suitable for Fired and Polymeric Systems

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Silflake 741 exhibits a D50 particle size of 1.5 to 4.5 micron and tap density of 3.0 to 4.0g/cm³. Product features a specific surface area of 0.7 to 1.2 m²/g and weight loss at 538ºC of less than 0.7%. Silflake 741 is used in photovoltaic inks, component inks and fired applications.

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Silflake 741

Woonsocket, RI – Technic EPD has announced the release of Silflake 741. The flake is mechanically flattened with a coating compatible with most fired and polymeric applications. The flakes are characterized by a low aspect ratio that results in dense films. Silflake 741 has been developed for use in photovoltaic inks, component inks, and similar fired applications.

The flake exhibits a D50 particle size of 1.5 to 4.5 micron, a tap density of 3.0 to 4.0g/cm³, with a specific surface area of 0.7 to 1.2 m²/g and a weight loss at 538ºC of less than 0.7%. Benefits of the flake are its low aspect ratio as well as residual lubricant that works well in most fired and polymeric systems. Please contact Technic via email,, or phone, 401-769-7000, with any questions or inquiries.

About Technic

Technic Inc. is a Rhode Island based, privately held corporation with over 900 employees worldwide. For over 70 years, Technic has been a global supplier of specialty chemicals, custom finishing equipment, engineered powders, and analytical control systems to the electronic component, printed circuit board, semiconductor, industrial finishing and decorative industries. Technic is also a major supplier of engineered metal powders to the solar industry.

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