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The differences between rubber and silicone wiper blades

  The differences between rubber and silicone wiper blades

​  How to replace the car wiper blade is what many of our driver friends need to know. Wiper blade is an important accessory mounted on the windshield,which is used to remove rain, snow and dust from the windshield that obstruct the view. Therefore, it plays an important role in driving safety. There are two types of wipers: rubber wipers and silicone wipers. What are the differences between rubber and silicone wiper blades?

  Silicone wiper blade
  1.Driving on a rainy day is accompanied by a very big danger. However, if a silicone wiper is used, the water repellency on the windshield makes it difficult for rainwater to adhere to the glass surface,reducing the contact area between the raindrops and the glass surface, and controlling the refraction of light generated by the raindrops. Besides, let the raindrops achieve the effect of easy sliding. Compared with the current natural rubber wipers, silicone wiper blades guarantee the visibility and ensures the safe operation in continuous rainy days. (Silicone wiper blades are designed for safe driving)
  2.Silicone wipers have superior durability. This is because the composition of the silica gel is better than the natural rubber in heat resistance, ultraviolet resistance, ozone resistance, and wear resistance. Therefore, the silicone wipers can maintain the initial rain wiping effect for a long time. (Fully give play to ultra-durability and high wiping performance of a good wiper blade)
  3.Silicone wiper bladess never chatter. Because of the properties of silicone and the newly developed friction reducing agent cloth, it is more stable and does not easily cause chatter. Whether it is a flat glass or curved glass that has been treated with a water-repellent effect, even if the resistance is large, there is no jitter and chatter.
  Rubber wiper blade
  1.The deformation motion of rubber molecules cannot be completed instantaneously, because the attraction between molecules must be overcome by the vibrational energy of the atoms. If the temperature is lowered, these vibrations become less active,which can't quickly destroy the attraction between molecules and thus leads to slow deformation. At very low temperatures, the vibration energy is not sufficient to overcome the attraction and the rubber becomes a hard solid.
  2.If the temperature is constant and the speed of deformation increases, the same effect can be achieved as that of lowering temperature. In the case of extremely high deformation speeds, rubber molecules do not have time to rearrange, and they appear as hard solids.
  3.The molecular chains of rubber materials will be slowly destroyed under stress, resulting in "creeping", that is, the deformation will gradually increase. When the deformation force is removed, the creep forms a small irreversible shape called "permanent deformation."
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