Aerogel by Cabot Corporation: Versatile Properties for Many Applications
Cabot Corporation manufactures a hydrophobic aerogel in granular form sold worldwide. This contribution outlines the history of the company, the basic Cabot process, and several but not exhaustive applications in the field of architectural daylighting, building insulation, oil and gas pipelines, LNG and cryogenic applications, outdoor gear and apparel, coatings and specialty chemicals, and personal care. Four different products are described and their properties are discussed.
KeywordsFumed Silica Thermal Performance Specialty Chemical Cabot Corporation Energy Code
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