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Specialty Lubricants

Improve driving comfort, performance, safety and reliability. Molykote® brand Smart Lubrication™ solutions can help.

Smart Lubrication™ for automotive applications

Meet your automotive lubrication challenges

With a wide range of high-performance Molykote specialty lubricants from Dow Corning, you can meet your auto lubrication requirements. Molykote brand Smart Lubrication can be the answer to help prevent component failures, reduce costly warranty repairs and improve customer satisfaction. It can also help you develop solutions to increase:

  • Driving comfort by reducing noise, vibration and harshness (NVH)
  • Performance by providing durable, long-term lubrication
  • Safety by keeping inaccessible components working as designed
  • Reliability by withstanding extreme temperatures and harsh operating conditions

Select from a full range of Smart Lubrication choices:

  • Greases are designed for dynamic lubrication on all types of automotive materials. They have excellent resistance to heat and cold, and contain solid lubricants to provide effective lubrication under extreme loads. High performance fluorinated greases provide resistance to degradation from fuels and oils.
  • Compounds are grease-like silicone lubricants that resist oxidation and maintain their properties over a wide temperature range. They are ideal as non-curing sealants or as release agents between metal and elastomers.
  • Pastes have high concentrations of solid lubricants and are especially valued as initial run-in and high-load lubricants.
  • Lubricating Solids are primarily used as additives for brake pads or lining formulations to improve wear resistance and control friction.
  • Anti-Friction Coatings are paint-like lubricants that contain a solid lubricant and binder dispersed in solvent carrier. The coating forms a dry lubricating film to help prevent corrosion. Anti-friction coatings are ideal for dusty environments or for inaccessible parts that need long-term lubrication. See the Anti-Friction Coatings Tutorial for appropriate application methods.

Recieve total innovation, development and application support
With Molykote specialty lubricants from Dow Corning, you receive:

  • A reliable, global supply of high-performance lubricants for specialized applications
  • More than 60 years of lubrication and a heritage of innovation
  • Effective solutions for many challenges
  • Collaborative problem-solving and extensive product support
Collaboration yields better results
Working on something new? Facing a unique automotive lubrication challenge? We can work together to help develop solutions for your automotive lubrication applications. In addition to proven, high-quality materials, Dow Corning brings you innovation expertise, customized services and support.

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Molykote® brand lubricants are based on a "slippery metal" ore discovered in the 18th century. Trusted worldwide to solve severe-duty lubricating problems, the Molykote product line is constantly expanding to bring you innovative new lubrication technologies.

Learn more about the history, growth and trusted performance of Molykote brand lubricants from Dow Corning in 60 Years of Smart Lubrication (PDF).

Learn more about Molykote® brand specialty lubricants from Dow Corning

Powertrain Lubrication
Brake Lubrication
Chassis Lubrication
Vehicle Body and Lighting Lubrication
Vehicle Interior Lubrication
Electrical/Electronics Lubrication

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