Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 509–516 | Cite as

Oil bleed from elastomeric thermal silicone conductive pads

  • Yuqi Chen
  • Yakai Feng
  • Jingqi Zhao
  • Jingbo Shen
  • Menghuang Feng
Research Article


Oil bleed is a serious problem in elastomeric thermal silicone conductive pads. The components of the oil bleed and the effect of the silicone chemical parameters on the amount of oil bleed have been determined. The main components of oil bleeds are the uncrosslinked silicones in the cured resins, which include the unreacted silicone materials and the macromolecular substances produced by the hydrosilylation reaction. Cured resins with a high crosslinking density and a high molecular weight of vinyl silicone residues had a lower amount of oil bleed. In addition, a low Si-H content also reduced the amount of oil bleed.


oil bleed crosslinking density molecular weight vinyl silicones hydrosilicones 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuqi Chen
    • 1
  • Yakai Feng
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jingqi Zhao
    • 3
  • Jingbo Shen
    • 3
  • Menghuang Feng
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Chemical Engineering and TechnologyTianjin UniversityTianjinChina
  2. 2.Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemical Science and Chemical Engineering (Tianjin)TianjinChina
  3. 3.Tianjin Laird Electronic Material Co., Ltd.TianjinChina

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