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Stick-Slip Noise Elimination


Eliminate stick-slip noise from automotive interior materials

Select application-matched Molykote® brand specialty lubricants from Dow Corning to eliminate annoying stick-slip noise from automotive interior materials. Our Smart Lubrication™ solutions can help you reduce stick-slip noise caused by sliding or rubbing movement or vibrations between different materials on:

Stick-slip noise elimination for dashboard components
  • Instrument panels and cockpit modules
  • Door panels and interior trim
  • Component and trim clips and fasteners
  • ABC pillars, door and window seals, windshield and backlight seals
  • Arm rests, headrests and seating systems
  • Glove box and console doors

Learn more about Molykote lubricants for automotive interior applications.

Prevent squeaks, creaks and itches between these auto interior materials:

  • Plastic to plastic, rubber or metal
  • Rubber to metal or glass
  • Leather to leather or plastics
  • Painted or unpainted surfaces

Improve vehicle comfort with Molykote specialty lubricants
Our selection of Molykote specialty lubricants offers you a range of choices to improve auto interior comfort by preventing and eliminating stick-slip noise. Choose from:

  • Heavy-duty greases that provide long-term lubrication between metal-to-metal and metal-to-plastic parts in continuous or intermittent contact
  • Lighter-duty pastes and lubricating compounds that provide reliable lubrication and prevent stick-slip noise between materials with slow movement or vibration contact
  • Dry-film anti-friction coatings that provide a durable, solid lubricating barrier against rubbing, sliding or vibration-caused noise between dissimilar materials

Get the innovative materials and support you need to reduce stick-slip noise in automotive interiors.

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

Using the proper lubricant with plastics can increase the service life of plastic and elastomeric parts in contact with metal or glass. Molykote® specialty lubricants have good compatibility and can help reduce stick-slip noise and dampen vibrations.

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

View more solutions for automotive interior applications

Noise and vibration damping
Interior system component lubrication
Airbag coating and sealing
Airbag development help
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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