ShinEtsu KE-45

Shin-Etsu's KE-45 is a single component,paste like, thixotropic adhesive that will cure into a tough, durable, resiliant elastomer that cures when exposed to moisture in the air at room temperature. KE-45 is a low odor, neutral cure, non-corrosive product that exhibits excellent, unprimed adhesion to metals, plastics, glass, and ceramics.  RTV 45 can be used for general sealing as well as electrical insulation.

Product Features

  • Single Component
  • Room-temperature cure
  • Thixotropic paste
  • Low odor and non-corrosive 
Typical Applications
  • Form-in-place gasketing
  • Sealing electronics
  • Adhering auto and appliance trim including metal, fabric and fabric backed plastics
  • Sealing windows in oven doors and flues on gas appliances, flanged pipe joints, access joints
  • Sealing trailers, truck cabs
  • Bonding and sealing appliance parts
  • Sealing marine cabins and windows

Typical Properties

Type Adhesive/Sealant
Cure Type Condensation
One/Two Component One
Color Black, White, Gray, Red, Translucent
Density @ 23C (g/cm^3) 1.05
Cure Conditions 7 days @ 23C/50% RH
Tack Free Time (min) 6
Shore A Hardness 30
Tensile Strength (MPa) 1.9
Tear Strength (kN/m) 7
% Elongation 310
Shear Strength (MPa) (Al/Al) 1
Volume Resistivity (T ·m) 10
Dielectric Strength (kV/mm) 20
Dielectric Constant 2.6 @ 50Hz
Dielectric Dissipation Factor 5 x 10^3 @ 50Hz
Thermal Conductivity (W/m·K) 0.21
Usable Temperature Range (C) -40 to +180
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