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3M™ Glass Bubbles S15

Glass Bubbles
Glass Bubbles
3M(TM) Glass Bubbles S15
Because of their high strength-to-weight ratio and spherical shape, S15 glass bubbles are used by formulators to increase filler loading, lower viscosity, reduce shrinkage, reduce warping and increase buoyancy.
  • Lower viscosity, improved flow
  • Increased filler loading, reduced cost
  • VOC reduction
  • Chemical stability and inertness
  • Reduced dielectric constant
  • Thermal conductivity reduction
  • Temperature resistance
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Typical Properties

 Capabilities‎ Temperature Resistance‎ ,  Lightweighting‎ ,  Chemical Resistance‎
 Color (unaided eye)‎ White, powdery‎
 Composition‎ Soda-lime-borosilicate glass‎
 Crush Strength (PSI)‎ 300‎
 Density (g/cc)‎ 0.15‎
 Industries‎ Paints and Coatings‎ ,  Insulation and Buoyancy‎ ,  Construction‎
 Particle Size (D50 Micron)‎ 55‎
 Particle Size Range (D50 Micron)‎ 50 - 59‎
 Shape‎ Hollow spheres with thin walls‎
 Sizes Available‎ Supersack (260 lb, 118 kg)‎ ,  Large Box (265 lb, 120 kg)‎ ,  Bulk Trailer‎ ,  Small Box (10 lb, 4.5 kg)‎ ,  Small Box (50 lb, 22.6 kg)‎ ,  1 Gallon Container (0.5 lb, 0.2 kg)‎
 Strength (MPa)‎ 2‎