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High-performance airbag coating and sealing
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Airbag Coating and Sealing

Improve inflatable restraint system performance with proven silicone airbag coatings and seam sealers

Take advantage of Dow Corning innovations to meet your needs for developing high-performance inflatable restraint systems with products for cut-and-sewn, seam-sealed airbags and one-piece woven (OPW) inflatable airbags:

Read Superior Products, Proven Performance  (PDF).

Rely on Dow Corning innovation and silicone technology for airbags
We have advanced solutions for high-performance airbags in all locations of the vehicle interior, including head thorax, knee bags, inflatable curtains and inflatable belts, as well as driver- and passenger-side airbags.

You can depend on Dow Corning silicone technology for:

  • Consistent adhesion and sealing strength with aged performance and a wide range of operating temperature environments
  • Stable, long-term pliability with high tear strength
  • Low permeability and high flammability resistance
  • Performance at lower coat weights for vehicle mass reduction

Explore Multibase thermoplastic solutions for airbag covers
Advanced solutions for dependable airbag covers are available from Dow Corning’s thermoplastics company, Multibase. Multiflex® brand TEO technologies  can help you achieve reliable high- and low-temperature airbag deployment and life-cycle durability.

To learn more, read Dependable Solutions for Airbag Components  (PDF).

Get the innovative materials and support you need to improve airbag quality and performance.

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  • See additional automotive interior solutions
    In addition to specialty sealants, elastomers and lubricants, we also offer more material options for other automotive interior applications.

View solutions for other automotive interior applications

Noise and vibration damping
Interior system component lubrication
Airbag development help
Stick-slip noise elimination
Interior component bonding
Other automotive interior solutions

Learn more

Adhesive/Sealant Solutions for Smart Vehicle Systems Design (PDF)
Case Study: Dow Corning Partners with Automotive Supplier on Airbag Development Project (PDF)
Total Airbag Solutions: Services & Products (2.08 MB PDF)

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The Pathfinder spacecraft’s Martian landing was cushioned by cloth air bags lined with silicone rubber. Silicones were able to maintain pressure and perform in the vacuum and ultra-low temperatures of space.

Learn more about the properties and performance advantages of silicones and other specialty materials from Dow Corning.

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