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Metals Industry Solutions

Metals Industry Solutions

Withstand harsh environments and reduce expensive downtime.

Reliable specialty lubricants, strong adhesives and sealants, and durable elastomers can help maintain equipment uptime and plant throughput.

Keep production flowing with severe-duty solutions for the Metals Industry

Metal processing and manufacturing involves some of the toughest, harshest operating environments known. Extreme heat, corrosive environment, water and steam, high loads and speeds - as well as demanding production schedules - require close attention to proper maintenance, regular inspection and service, and critical just-in-time repairs. Downtime, equipment breakdowns and missed deliveries are expensive.

We can help you withstand harsh operating environments and reduce expensive downtime. Potential solutions from Dow Corning to help you keep production flowing in Metals include:

  • Synthetic greases fortified with sold lubricants for extreme pressures
  • Solvent-resistant sealants for durable sealing exposed to corrosive chemicals
  • Specialty anti-seize pastes for rolling mills and foundry equipment
  • Dry-film anti-friction coatings for lasting lubrication and enhanced corrosion protection on difficult-to-access components
  • Silicone compounds for lubricating and sealing pumps and valves
  • High-performance lubricants to reduce friction, wear and energy waste

Explore severe-duty solutions – for every stage of metals processing

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Get the benefit of Dow Corning® technology-driven solutions to meet assembly and maintenance challenges in Metals Industry. We are ready to go to work for you with specialty products, collaborative problem-solving and customized services and support.

Meet your on-the-job challengesfor assembly and maintenance.

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Collaborate (AV15745)Special challenges or needs? Our problem-solving experts are ready to help you develop effective solutions.

Ask for specific properties in lubricants, adhesive/sealants or elastomers to meet your requirements for assembly and maintenance solutions.

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Needing to eliminate twice weekly roller bearing failures and expensive production downtime, an aluminum casting operation replaced an inadequate industrial grease with Molykote® P-74 Paste (PDF) for more effective, reliable lubrication of mixer-component roller bearings used in melting ovens.
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Molykote® lubricants from Dow Corning can help solve typical industrial lubrication problems.

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