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SiSiB® PC5400

Synonym: Silicon Tetrachloride.

Countertype of Degussa Siltet, DowCorning Z-1229

Chemical Structure


SiSiB® PC5400 (SiCl4) is a chlorosilane which is formed by reaction of metallic silicon or ferrosilicon with hydrogen chloride or chlorine.

Typical Physical Properties

Chemical Name: Tetrachlorosilane
CAS No.: 10026-04-7
EINECS No.: 233-054-0
Empirical Formula: SiCl4
Molecular Weight: 169.9
Boiling Point: 57°C [760mmHg]
Melting Point: -68°C
Flash Point: Non flammable
Color and Appearance: Clear colorless liquid
Density [25°C]: 1.481
Refractive Index [25°C]: 1.4153
Purity: 99.5% by GC


SiSiB® PC5400 is used on a large scale for the production of pyrogenic silica.

SiSiB® PC5400 is used for crosslinking SB rubber and polystyrene and also for producing silicic acid esters and ester hydrolysates, like SiSiB® PC5410, SiSiB® PC5420, SiSiB® PC5430, SiSiB® PC5460 etc.

High purity SiSiB® PC5400 is used in the manufacture of optical fibres, of fused silica tubes and other fused silica articles.


Net weight 250Kg steel drum, for more details, please visit Packing Centre.

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