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Dow Corning: One Company, Many Transportation Solutions
Midland, Michigan, USA – Dow Corning Corporation, a global
leader in silicone and silicon-based technology and innovation, offers a range
of innovative design solutions that can help to meet vehicle-system application
challenges. Specialty materials, collaborative problem-solving and technical
support are available for design assistance on passenger cars, light-duty
trucks, two wheelers and heavy-duty commercial vehicles.
“Dow Corning is one company with many transportation solutions to help
today’s vehicle designers solve problems and get the job done right in key
operating systems; we feature these solutions in our new brochure
for the transportation industry,” (2.6
MB PDF) said Marjorie Dwane, Dow Corning Transportation Global
Market Manager. “Our experience, ingenuity, and collaboration can help vehicle
OEMs and tier suppliers meet their most pressing needs for sustainable
innovation, enhanced reliability and cost in use.”
According to Dwane, advanced materials from Dow Corning can provide
innovative solutions for a variety of vehicle system challenges.
brand Smart Lubrication™ solutions can enhance fuel efficiency and
lower emissions, provide brake friction control, reduce NVH (noise, vibration
and harshness), and improve reliability and service life.
brand engineered elastomers can provide effective solutions for
inflatable-restraint systems, fluid and air delivery, engine sealing and
gasketing, electrical protection, and vibration control.
brand performance adhesives and sealants offer potential high-strength
bonding and sealing solutions for lighting-system and interior-component
These Dow Corning technologies are providing proven high performance in
helping today’s transportation industry meet design requirements for safety,
reliability, comfort, fuel efficiency and sustainability. Key applications
for the advanced specialty materials include:
Powertrain – Seals, gaskets, piston coatings, engine mounts, muffler
hangers, corrosion protection, turbocharger hoses, CVJ boots, flexible
Chassis and Brakes – Lubrication for steering, suspension and
brakes; squeak and rattle protection; dust covers, seals
Body and Lighting – Seals, lock protection, lamp assembly,
lubrication, NVH control
Vehicle Interior – Noise and vibration damping, component assembly
and lubrication, airbag fabric coating and seam sealing
Electrical/Electronic – Connector seals and gaskets, sealing
grommets, motor and actuator lubrication, cable insulation
“Focused on meeting our customers’ needs in the best way possible, Dow
Corning serves the industry with both innovation and efficiency,” Dwane said.
“Dow Corning offers design innovation with specialty materials,
collaborative problem-solving and technical support. And, our XIAMETER ® brand offers sourcing efficiency with standard
silicone products online at market-based prices.”
For more information about Dow Corning transportation solutions,
download the company’s new Automotive Solutions brochure,
Challenges. Find Innovative Solution(2.6MB PDF), or visit dowcorning.com/auto.
About Dow Corning
Dow Corning (dowcorning.com) provides
performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000
customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and
innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services
through the Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands.
Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More
than half of Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside the United States.
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trademarks of Dow Corning Corporation. XIAMETER is a registered trademark
of Dow Corning Corporation. Smart Lubrication is a trademark of
Dow Corning Corporation.