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Interior System Component Lubrication

Gain smooth operation and quality feel with high-performance lubricants.

Use high-performance Molykote ® brand specialty lubricants from Dow Corning to help meet your needs for automotive interior system component lubrication. Our Smart Lubrication™ solutions can help you ensure the smooth operation of automotive interior system components, control free motion and improve tactile quality.

Reliable interior system component lubrication

AFCs for seating system and seat belt parts

Ensure quiet, reliable operation with dry-film lubricants on seating system and seat belt parts. Proven Molykote ® D-708 Anti-Friction Coating (glossy black) and newer Molykote ® D-709 Anti-Friction Coating (silvery metallic) enhance design options with a choice of lubrication finish colors. They can:

• Reduce potential staining or contamination
• Resist dust, dirt and corrosion
• Withstand extreme heat and cold

Learn more about the advantages of these anti-friction coatings for sustainable comfort and design reliability with optimized friction-and-wear control.

Proven Molykote lubricants can help you:

  • Add a velvety feel and smooth operation to rocker and slide switches, multimedia and navigation controls, and shift assemblies
  • Enhance the tactile quality and acoustics of comfort and convenience items such as headrests, cupholders, consoles, glove boxes and grip handles
  • Control free motion to enhance perceived quality in operator-adjustable systems such as mirrors, sun visors, power windows, steering columns, seating and seatbelt-restraint systems
  • Provide lubrication for control mechanisms, system actuators, pedal-positioning systems, sunroof and seating slides, and inaccessible parts

Learn more about Molykote lubricants for automotive interior applications.

Choose Molykote lubricants for automotive interior lubrication
Molykote brand Smart Lubrication solutions can perform in heat and cold. They have good compatibility with different automotive interior materials, provide reliable lubrication and resist oxidation, abrasion and water washout. Colorless, non-staining choices are available. Choose from:

  • Dry-film anti-friction coatings that resist dust or dirt buildup, provide a solid barrier against corrosion and keep switches and other components operating smoothly
  • Heavy-duty greases that are fortified with solid lubricants and stay in place to control free motion on seat guides, sun visors, glove box hinges, mirror mechanisms, window regulators and other interior components
  • Lighter-duty pastes and lubricating compounds that can provide reliable lubrication on latches, switches, actuators, cupholders and consoles

Get the lubricants and support you need for reliable lubrication of automotive interior system components.

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

For injection-molded plastics, silicone additives can help to decrease cycle time, aid clean mold release and improve the surface finish of parts by providing internal lubrication within the plastic resin.

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

Reduce Friction Enhance Design

View more solutions for automotive interior applications

Noise and vibration damping
Airbag coating and sealing
Airbag development help
Stick-slip noise elimination
Interior component bonding
Other automotive interior solutions

Learn more

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)
Molykote® brand NVH Control Products (PDF)

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