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Body Component Lubrication


Add reliability and durability to vehicle-body operating components.

Choose proven Molykote® brand specialty lubricants from Dow Corning to help add functional reliability and lasting durability to your vehicle body systems and components. Our Smart Lubrication™ solutions can help you increase smoothness, reduce noise and improve comfort and convenience.

High-performance body component lubrication


Molykotelubricants are for all types of materials and vehicle body applications
Molykote brand Smart Lubrication solutions can meet your lubrication needs for vehicle body devices and components that are important for driving comfort and convenience.

With excellent compatibility on metals, glass, plastics and elastomers, our high-performance lubricants are suitable for:

  • Control cables and actuators
  • Window regulators and lift mechanisms
  • Mirrors, antennas, sunroof guides
  • Windshield wiper deflectors, levers and motors
  • Door latching and locking systems
  • Hood, trunk, liftgate and sliding door latching systems
  • Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS) actuators and guides

Learn more about Molykote lubricants for body and lighting applications.

Choose Molykote lubricants for superior auto-body component lubrication
Advanced Molykote lubricants for auto body components have a wide service temperature range from as low as -65°C (-85°F) to as high as 250°C (482°F). They also offer good abrasion, oxidation and water washout resistance. You can choose from:

  • High-performance greases with a choice of consistencies, materials compatibility and fluorinated options for resistance to fuels, oils or solvents
  • Dependable anti-seize pastes with high solid-lubricant content for heavy loads and low sliding speeds
  • Dry-film anti-friction coatings for providing long-term lubrication, corrosion protection and squeak-and-rattle prevention on inaccessible parts

Get the innovative lubrication materials and support you need for smooth device operation and component reliability.

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    In addition to specialty sealants, elastomers and lubricants, we also offer more material options for other vehicle body and lighting applications.

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Lighting system seals
NVH reduction
Lock protection and lubrication
Glazing sealants
Other vehicle body and lighting solutions

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Smart Lubrication Solutions™ for Vehicle Exterior Design (PDF)
Smart Lubrication™ Solutions for Vehicle Interior Design – Smart science drives quiet comfort innovation (PDF)
Molykote® Anti-Friction Coatings Selection Guide (PDF)
 

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A Molykote lubricant helped to eliminate cold-weather chattering and sticking of automobile speedometer and control cables caused by the stiffness of ordinary greases at low temperatures.

Learn more about the properties and performance advantages of Molykote lubricants and other specialty materials from Dow Corning.


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