can silicone withstand high temperature?

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  1. paulw2014

    paulw2014 Registered Supplier - Offline ECF Veteran

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    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...

    thx
     
  2. p7willm

    p7willm Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    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 ECF Veteran

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

    srolesen Senior Member ECF Veteran

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    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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