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Dust Covers and Boots


Seal and protect lubricated mechanisms with silicone rubber

For durable dust covers and boots on your chassis, brake, actuators and control cable housings, try proven Silastic® brand silicone and fluorosilicone elastomers from Dow Corning.

Durable silicone and fluorosilicone dust covers and boots


Silicone elastomers can help deliver the long-term sealing reliability you need to:

  • Keep lubricants in place
  • Protect critical components from dust, dirt, water, road salts and other contaminants
  • Extend the service life of lubricated chassis and brake mechanisms
  • Reduce service requirements for component replacement or adjustment

Silicones can outperform many organic elastomers in harsh environments
Dust covers and boots fabricated with Silastic elastomers:

  • Maintain flexible, durable sealing strength without softening, hardening or cracking from age, thermal stress or severe-duty operation
  • Withstand higher under-body temperatures and perform over a wider temperature range than many organic rubbers can handle – from -40 to 200°C (-40 to 392°F)
  • Resist degradation from engine fluids, solvents and environmental contaminants

Extend your options for productivity, cost and performance
Meet your requirements for higher productivity, lower cost and special-purpose applications for dust covers and boots with standard blends and custom compounds of:

Get the innovative materials and support you need for durable dust covers and boots.

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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
Suspension lubrication
Squeak and rattle prevention
Seals and gaskets
Other chassis and brake solutions

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