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Seals and Gaskets

Protect components with formed-in-place seals or fabricated gaskets

Choose proven Dow Corning® brand silicone sealants and Silastic® brand silicone and fluorosilicone elastomers  from Dow Corning to meet your high-performance sealing and gasketing needs in challenging chassis and brake applications.

Precisely-fabricated silicone rubber seals and gaskets
  • Need cost-effective assembly solutions? Use dispensable Dow Corning silicone and fluorosilicone sealants for formed-in-place, quick-curing component seals.
  • Want unmatched sealing integrity? Use Silastic silicone and fluorosilicone elastomer rubber for complex, precisely fabricated, high-volume seals and gaskets.
  • Require flexibility in lean manufacturing? Choose either solution for sealing reliably in heat and cold. Choose fluorosilicones for added resistance to fuels and oils.

Learn more about Dow Corning adhesives and sealants for chassis and brake applications.

Silicones can outperform many organics in harsh environments
Seals and gaskets made with Dow Corning sealants and Silastic rubber elastomers:

  • Protect air compressors, brake boosters, steering gear housings, control modules
  • Withstand increasingly higher under-body temperatures without softening, aging or losing sealing strength from compression set
  • Stay flexible in numbing cold - will not become brittle, crack or leak
  • Resist degradation from engine fluids, solvents and environmental contaminants

Expand your options for productivity, cost and performance
Meet your requirements for higher productivity, lower cost and special-use performance with standard blends and custom compounds of:

Get the sealing and gasketing materials and support you need to increase chassis and brake component reliability.

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

View more solutions for brake and chassis applications

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

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Adhesive/Sealant Solutions for Smart Vehicle Systems Design (PDF)

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Silicone adhesives and sealants have been used to seal and protect aircraft doors, windows, wings, fuel tanks, hydraulic switches, overhead bins, wing edges, landing gear electrical devices, vent ducts, engine components, electrical wiring and the "black box."

Learn more about the properties and performance advantages of silicone adhesive/sealants and other specialty materials from Dow Corning.

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