can silicone withstand high temperature?

Discussion in 'Modding Forum' started by paulw2014, Apr 26, 2014.

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  1. paulw2014

    paulw2014 Registered Supplier - Offline

    I'm building an atty for myself. There is this one part that I want to use silicone, but I'm not too sure because it is in close proximity with the coil. I wonder if it can take the heat? I mean, it's 1 or 2mm from the coil.

    But I remember in the vivi nova, there is a silicone piece that fits over the atty head and that's very close to the heating coil as well...

  2. p7willm

    p7willm Super Member Verified Member

    I am sure it depends on what the "silicone" piece is made of. I have baking mats that are intended to be used in an oven up to 400F and I know there are pot holders. Most "silicone" stuff withstands heat better than most "rubber".
  3. kaddigart

    kaddigart Senior Member

    From Wikipedia:
    It will withstand the heat, but it will also transfer it...
  4. srolesen

    srolesen Senior Member

    the above post is actually regarding silicon witch does have quite different properties.
    I i think all food safe types of silicone would be suitable for your mod at least i have never had a problem with mine (from amazon)
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