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Chassis and
Brake Needs

Improve braking. Increase durability, ride and handling. Prevent squeaks and rattles. Protect and seal.

Chassis and brake solutions from Dow Corning

What do you need to do in chassis and brake?

Innovative materials and application expertise and support from Dow Corning can help you find the solutions you need to meet these chassis and brake performance challenges:

Improve braking

Enhance vehicle
ride and handling

Control braking friction and protect system
components with Molykote® brand Smart
™ solutions. Add reliability and
durability. Reduce noise and wear.

Gain added comfort. Improve ride
and handling with Molykote®
brand Smart Lubrication™ for steering
and suspension. Reduce wear. Control noise, vibration and harshness (NVH).

Prevent squeaks and
rattles (S&R)

Protect and
increase durability

Enhance perceived quality to increase
sales. Stop squeaks and rattles and
eliminate NVH issues with noise-damping
Molykote® brand pastes, coatings and
specialty greases.

Seal lubricants in and trouble out with
dust covers and boots made of heat-
resistant Silastic® brand silicone
and fluorosilicone elastomers. Enhance
component reliability and durability in
harsh environments.

Increase sealing


Provide reliable silicone sealing and
gasketing solutions with Dow Corning®
brand sealants and Silastic® brand
elastomers. Choose cure-in-place or
fabricated seals for assembly options.


Connect your ideas with our solutions
Silicones have been changing the face of new product design for many years. When you need new materials and engineering solutions to meet specialized needs, you can rely on Dow Corning.

Read more in Smart Design Innovation Begins with Materials (PDF).

Collaboration yields better results
Working on something new? Facing a unique chassis and brake challenge? Discover how we can work together to develop solutions to meet your chassis and brake needs. In addition to proven, high-quality materials, Dow Corning brings you innovation expertise, customized services and support.

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Learn more

Dow Corning solutions for NVH May/June 2011 Automotive Design Magazine (PDF)
Smart Lubrication™ Solutions for Vehicle Chassis & Brake Systems (PDF)
Molykote ® Anti-Friction Coatings Selection Guide (PDF)

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brake needs and
challenges. Get
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A double-lip lubricant seal of high-performance silicone rubber reduced maintenance and helped ensure up to 400,000 miles of service life for tractor-trailer brake actuators.

Learn more about the properties and performance advantages of silicone rubber elastomers and other specialty materials from Dow Corning.

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