Silicone fluids are often used in the form of aqueous emulsions. As these can be readily diluted with water, small amounts of the substance can be uniformly distributed on substrates.
- Typically used in the textiles, cosmetics and household care industries
- As components of shampoos, silicone emulsions lend hair a silky softness, making it easy to comb after washing.
- Silicone emulsions are also used as water-repellent agents for protecting textiles or building and insulation materials against water and damp