New high-consistency silicone rubber from Dow Corning offers superior fatigue resistance for components in extreme heat and cold (read more)
Quiet comfort, reliability and lightweighting are key challenges for hybrid and electric vehicle design. Dow Corning can help control NVH, insulate connectors and cables, and enhance component thermal stability. Get proven, effective lubricants, silicone sealants and elastomers, bright white LED lighting, energy-saving silicon carbide and lightweight composites. (read more)
Get superior fatigue resistance in extreme heat and cold. New high-consistency silicone rubber from Dow Corning shows high fatigue life, stretching and flexing for millions of cycles, beyond the durability of other HCR elastomers. Potential applications include CVJ boots, exhaust hangers, engine mounts, and NVH control components. Request a sample. (read more)
Combine the fuel and oil resistance of FSR with the processing benefits of LSR
With innovative Silastic® brand fluoro liquid silicone rubber (F-LSR) from Dow Corning, you can combine the fuel and oil resistance of fluorosilicone rubber (FSR) elastomers with the processing benefits of liquid silicone rubber (LSR).
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Technology-driven solutions from Dow Corning can assist in engineering surfaces for optimized friction and wear control. Solid lubricants in Molykote® brand anti-seize pastes and anti-friction coatings fill in and smooth surface asperities to provide effective boundary lubrication that lasts. Learn more about the advantages of solid lubricants. (read more)
You need innovative technologies to meet your needs today and your tough challenges tomorrow. You can count on Dow Corning to help you develop cost-effective answers for automotive:
- Comfort and aesthetics
- Performance and fuel efficiency
- Environmental sustainability
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Need splash-water resistance? Choose Molykote ® G-2011 Automotive Grease– a synthetic multi-purpose grease for use in applications such as truck tailgate hinges, door hinges and locks, and hood and trunk latch assemblies .
This product can also be used for Brakes & Chassis applications.
- Wide temperature range of -40°C....
Today’s auto manufacturers and suppliers face a challenging and evolving global market. Consumers expect not only better performance and fuel efficiency from their vehicles, but also improved safety, comfort and reliability. Plus, more stringent quality standards and environmental regulations put additional demands on the industry.
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Take the smooth approach to Friction Control with Dow Corning. Our wide range of high-performance Molykote® brand specialty lubricants can help reduce wear and tear that can lead to component failures and costly service repairs. (read more)
Threaded connections offer several advantages, including, but not limited to, convenient disassembly, repeated use of a fastener and accurate reassembly. However, without proper lubrication, those advantages can be lost, giving rise to significant equipment challenges and reliability concerns. (read more)
New fluorosilicone rubber elastomers from Dow Corning offer processing options and performance advantages to meet tough automotive design challenges. Silastic® FSR and F-LSR elastomers are especially engineered to perform in heat and cold, exposed to fuels, solvents or aggressive chemicals. (read more)
Consider Dow Corning® brand adhesive/sealants for quick bonding and reliable sealing on vehicle lighting-system lamp assemblies. Our high-performance silicone sealants can possibly help you increase productivity, improve assembly bonding strength and produce durable, weather-tight seals. (read more)
Select the right Dow Corning® brand dispensable sealing and adhering products by application, such as the fuel system, air intake/induction systems, static engine sealing, transmission/gearbox, differential/axle cover, cooling system, under hood, electrical, wheels, interiors, exteriors, lamp sealing and green applications. (read more)
Molykote® brand lubrication solutions from Dow Corning provide high performance, reliability, design flexibility and value for powertrain systems. In this guide, specific Molykote® solutions are suggested for these systems: cooling and climate control, engine, transmission, drivetrain, and fuel/air systems. (read more)
Obtain a level of performance many organic elastomers cannot match.
Silastic® brand silicone and fluorosilicone engineered elastomers from Dow Corning can offer you a unique combination of mechanical properties and environmental resistance that many organic elastomers cannot match.
Why silicone rubber may be the better choice
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Meet vehicle body and lighting application challenges with materials innovation.
- Secure components, improve reliability and increase productivity. Evaluate silicone sealing and bonding solutions.
- Smooth system operation, prevent corrosion and reduce noise, vibration and wear. Our specialty lubricants can help.
- Create rugged vibration-isolation dimens...
Silicone vs. organic polymers:
Compared to carbon-based polymers, polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) polymers:
- Have more open, more flexible molecular chains – are less rigid.
- Have the ability to form much longer chains without solidifying.
- Have stronger, more stable bonds and are more resistant to harsh environmental, processing,.../li>