Product Description

KR-500 is a silicone oligomer product, and is a low molecular weight product with the same molecular structure as a silicone resin. KR-500 can be used to modify organic resins to improve their heat resistance and weatherability.

Product Features

  • Medium degree of polymerization. KR-500 has a higher degree of polymerization than KC-89S but lower than that of silicone resins.
  • Low volatile content
  • Improves heat resistance and weatherability of organic resins

Typical Applications

  • Auto body coatings, floor coatings, and organic resin modification.


Typical Properties

Product type (taxonomy term)
Resins and Oligomers
Alkoxysilyl Oligomer
Active %
Kinetic Viscosity @ 25°C (cSt)
Specific Gravity @ 25°C
Alkoxy Group Wt.%

Note: Values are not for specification purposes.

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