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Suspension Lubrication


Improve comfort, ride and handling. Evaluate Smart Lubrication™ for suspension systems

Molykote® brand specialty lubricants from Dow Corning can help meet your suspension system lubrication requirements.

Suspension system lubrication for improved ride

Our Smart Lubrication™ solutions can help you achieve suspension-system design characteristics for comfort and control. They can provide the lubrication needed to reduce wear and dampen noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) on:

  • Ball joints and axial joints
  • Bolts and threaded fasteners (friction reduction)
  • Silent blocks
  • Stabilizer bars and bushings
  • Ball-joint bellows
  • Strut bearings
  • Shock absorbers (sealing lubricants)
  • Leaf springs on trucks and SUVs

Learn more about Molykote® lubricants for suspension applications.

Molykote brand lubricants are made for harsh environments and operating conditions
You can depend on Molykote brand Smart Lubrication to deliver the results you need for reliable suspension system lubrication. Our high-performance solutions perform over a wide service temperature range and resist water washout, abrasion and oxidation. Choose from:

  • Heavy-to-light consistency greases with good compatibility with plastics and rubber, many fortified with solid lubricants, and fluorinated options for exposure to fuels
  • Severe-duty anti-seize pastes with high solid-lubricant content, especially made for handling heavy loads at low sliding speeds
  • Dry-film anti-friction coatings that provide long-term lubrication, corrosion protection and squeak and rattle prevention. They do not attract dust or dirt and are especially valued for lubricating inaccessible components

Get the suspension-lubrication materials and support you need for improved ride handling and wear protection.


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    In addition to specialty sealants, elastomers and lubricants, we also offer more material options for other chassis and brake applications.

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Brake friction control
Brake system lubrication
Steering lubrication
Squeak and rattle prevention
Dust covers and boots
Seals and gaskets
Other chassis and brake solutions

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Molykote® Anti-Friction Coatings Selection Guide (PDF)

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In the late-1960s, Dow Corning introduced new lubricants for use on chassis suspension points and universal joints. These innovative lubricants demonstrated better load capacity, wear protection and resistance to high-temperature oxidation than other lubricants then available.

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


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