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Electrical System Lubrication

Increase the reliability of electrical components with proper lubrication.

Evaluate high-performance Molykote® brand specialty lubricants from Dow Corning for dependable lubrication of electrical-system components. A range of Molykote brand Smart Lubrication™ solutions is available.

High-performance lubrication for electrical-system components

Protect these electrical components with good lubrication:

  • Starter motor splines, bearings, reduction gears, over-running clutches
  • Alternator and integral starter-generator (ISG) bearings
  • Wiper motors and climate-control fan motors
  • Ignition system cable connections and boots
  • Engine electronic throttles, idle controls and EGR valves
  • Switches and electromechanical sensors, actuators and micro-motors
  • Plastic and elastomeric gears and cams

Learn more about Molykote lubricants for automotive electrical/electronics applications.

Increase your electrical-system lubrication options with Molykote brand Smart Lubrication solutions:
Our selection of Molykote specialty lubricants offers a range of choices for meeting your electrical-system lubrication challenges. Choose from:

  • Severe-duty greases fortified to control friction and wear under heavy loads, and fluorinated greases made to withstand exposure to fuels and engine heat
  • Anti-seize pastes formulated for compatibility with dissimilar materials, special abrasion resistance and durability in searing heat and freezing cold
  • Lighter-duty pastes and lubricating compounds that provide reliable lubrication and wear control on components operating at low speeds with variable loads
  • Dry-film anti-friction coatings that resist dust or dirt buildup, provide a solid barrier against corrosion and keep parts operating smoothly
  • Dielectric lubricant compounds for insulating, sealing and water repellency

Get the innovative materials and support you need for reliable lubrication of electrical-system components.

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

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Connector seals and gaskets
EV cable insulation
Intermittent-fault protection
Other automotive electrical/electronic solutions

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Smart Lubrication™ Selection Guide (PDF)
Molykote® Anti-Friction Coatings Selection Guide (PDF)

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Silicone lubricants are used for lubricating light-duty instruments, switches, sensors and actuators.

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