Dow Corning Cookie Policy

We use cookies to enhance your experience with Dow Corning. Learn how cookies are used on this website and view our privacy statement.

By continuing to browse this site, you agree and consent for cookies to be used.

Silicones from Dow Corning
Log In | Profile/Preferences | Customer Support | Contact Us      Global (English). Change
Products             Technical Library             Premier Services             About Dow Corning             Careers
What Do You Need To Do?
What Is Your Application?
Our Materials Expertise
Product Resources
Technical Resources
Services & Support
Contact Us
Content Guide

Dry-Film Corrosion Protection

Pre-coating assembly parts can provide lasting lubrication and rust prevention

Molykote® brand anti-friction coatings can help to speed assembly, aid tightening and add long-term lubrication and rust prevention when used to pre-coat parts.

Economical dry-film corrosion protection

Our economical dry-film lubrication solutions can provide:

  • Dry, clean lubrication that resists dust, dirt or moisture
  • Lubrication without aging, evaporation or oxidation
  • Rust prevention without costly surface treatments like galvanizing or aluminizing
  • Controlled film thickness for exact load-bearing capabilities

Learn more about Molykote lubricants for powertrain applications.

Solid lubricants ease assembly and service
Molykote® dry-film lubricants can be Smart Lubrication™ solutions for the assembly and service disassembly of threaded connections. These lubricants can help:

  • Achieve proper tightening torque with less shearing or galling
  • Minimize cold welding and seizure
  • Disassemble connections easily even after prolonged service

Choose from many economical application methods
Anti-friction coatings from Dow Corning can be applied to single or batched parts. You can apply these coatings by spraying, dipping, dip spinning for high volumes, roll coating for long flat parts or printing for selective-area lubrication.

Get the materials and support you need for lasting dry-film corrosion protection.

Talk to Us
  • Explore products
    Find the right product for your dry-film corrosion protection needs.
  • Request a customized material
    Get the material properties and performance you require.
Special Request
  • See additional powertrain solutions
    In addition to specialty sealants, elastomers and lubricants, we also offer more material options for other powertrain applications.

Dry film, solid lubricants can provide extreme-pressure, long-lasting lubrication and corrosion protection for construction and farm equipment, snowmobiles, boat motors and material-handling equipment.

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

View more solutions for powertrain applications

Radiator/intercooler seals
CVJ boots
Engine seals, gaskets
Engine mounts
Muffler hangers, dampers
Turbocharger/intercooler hoses
Coolant/radiator hoses
Powertrain component lubrication
Fuel quick-connect seals
Flexible diaphragms
Piston anti-friction coatings
Vibration & wear control
Other powertrain solutions

Learn more

Improve Efficiency, Smoothness, Durability: Smart Science Drives Powertrain Systems Innovation (1.10 MB PDF)
Smart Lubrication™ Solutions for Vehicle Powertrain Systems – Smart science drives propulsion efficiency innovation (PDF)
Molykote® Anti-Friction Coatings Selection Guide (PDF)

Ask an expert

Identify your dry-film
corrosion protection
needs. Get
Dow Corning help.

Contact Us

Stay informed

Sign up for free e-mail updates on automotive solutions from Dow Corning.


Media Center    |    REACH    |    Site Map    |    Other Dow Corning Websites         
Using this website means you understand our Privacy Statement and agree to our Terms & Conditions.
©2000 - 2018 Dow Corning Corporation. All rights reserved. Dow Corning is a registered trademark of Dow Corning Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company.
The Corning portion of the Dow Corning trademark is a trademark of Corning Incorporated, used under license. XIAMETER is a registered trademark of Dow Corning Corporation. We help you invent the future is a trademark of Dow Corning Corporation.®™Trademark of The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow") or an affiliated company of Dow.
Dow Corning complies with the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act.