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Synonyms: Perfluoro-1,3-dimethylcylcohexane

CAS Number : 335-27-3

Description & Characteristics

Perfluoro-1,3-dimethylcyclohexane, C8F16 is a fully-fluorinated, odourless, colourless liquid.

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

    Perfluoro-1,3-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.

    Safety, Handling and Storage

    Although Perfluoro-1,3-dimethylcyclohexane is considered biologically and chemically inert, good laboratory practice should be observed when handling. Perfluoro-1,3-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
    Pour Point ℃ -70
    Molecular Weight 400
    Density, kg/l 1.828
    Viscosity (kinematic), mm2/s 1.06
    Viscosity, (dynamic), mPas   1.919
    Surface Tension, mN/m 16.6
    Vapour Pressure, mbar 48
    Heat of vaporisation at Boiling Point, kj/kg 82.9
    Specific Heat, kj/kg ℃ 0.963
    Critical Temperature, ℃ 241.5
    Critical Temperature, oK 514.7
    Critical Pressure, bar 18.81
    Critical Volume, l/kg 1.520
    Resistivity ohm.cm >1013
    Dielectric Breakdown Strength kV/mm 50Hz >20
    Thermal Conductivity, mW/m ℃ 60.4
    Expansion Coefficient, ℃-1(0℃) 0.00123

    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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