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Synonyms: Perfluoro-1,2-dimethylcyclohexane

CAS Number: 306-98-9

Description & Characteristics

Perfluoro-1,2-dimethylcyclohexane, C8F16 is a fully-fluorinated, odourless, colourless liquid with the following characteristics:

  • Compatibility with most construction materials
  • Excellent chemical and thermal stability
  • Non flammability
  • Practically non-toxic1
  • Applications

    Perfluoro-1,2-dimethylcyclohexane finds many applications including as a fluid for testing and cooling in the electronics industry and also as a fluid for curing low temperature cure resin systems and various energy transfer applications as well as tracing and tagging applications under the trade name Flutec TG o-PDMCH

    Safety, Handling and Storage

    Although Perfluoro-,1,2-dimethylcyclohexane is considered biologically and chemically inert, good laboratory practice should be observed when handling. Perfluoro-1,2-dimethylcyclohexane has an indefinite shelf life if properly stored in its original sealed container. Safety data sheets are available on request.

    Typical Physical Properties
    Boiling Point ℃ 102
    Melting Point ℃ -22
    Molecular Weight 400
    Density, g/l 1.828
    Liquid Thermal Conductivity mW/m/K 60.0
    Specific Heat, kj/kg ℃ 0.85
    Viscosity, (dynamic), mPas   3.12
    Kinematic Viscosity 1.71
    Surface Tension mN/m 16.6
    Critical Temperature, K 514.0
    Critical Temperature, ℃ 240.9
    Vapour Pressure  kPa 4.8
    Vapour Viscosity uPa s 13
    Vapour Density ca. 0.013 g/ml
    Relative Vapour Density (air=1) 10.0

    Temperature dependant properties are quoted at 25℃ unless otherwise stated. The above typical physical properties, in no way form or represent product specification.

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