Adhesives and Sealants for the Automotive Industry

Automotive Adhesives and Sealants

Adhesives have become a key technology in the automotive industry and continue to replace welding and mechanical fasteners. Today, over 15kg of adhesives are used on an average family car. In addition to lightweighting, manufacturers are using adhesives to improve the strength and stiffness of the vehicles and to absorb vibrations and dampen out unwanted … Read moreAdhesives and Sealants for the Automotive Industry

How a good sealant can reduce costs

How to reduce costs with silicone

Most companies spend little time thinking about their facilities, such as pipes and valves. However, sudden leaks can result in costly downtime and a wastage of materials. How a good sealant can reduce costs Leakage is the single largest waste of compressed air in pipes and gaskets. It is estimated around 30% of compressed air … Read moreHow a good sealant can reduce costs

DGE will be exhibiting at InnoTrans 2018

Distributors Group Europe (DGE) will be presenting their latest solutions for the railway industry at InnoTrans 2018.  InnoTrans is the world’s leading trade fair for transport technology and takes places every two years in Berlin. This years event will be held in the Berlin Exhibition Grounds from 18 to 21 September 2018. Global railway solutions….technically … Read moreDGE will be exhibiting at InnoTrans 2018

DOWSIL 7091 Adhesive Sealant Certified to Fire Railway Standard

Silicone for rail

Dowsil 7091 formerly Dow Corning 7091 Silicone Adhesive/Sealant has been certified to meet European fire rail standard EN45545-2. Dowsil 7091 was tested and achieved hazard levels HL1/R22, HL2/R23 and HL3/R24. The silicone adhesive is suitable for railway vehicle manufacturing applications ranging from sealing glass to side-window frames, bonding glass to tram side-window frames, bonding painted … Read moreDOWSIL 7091 Adhesive Sealant Certified to Fire Railway Standard

Cleaning and removing silicone adhesives

Dowsil cleaning solutions

It can be a challenge trying to clean and remove silicone adhesives from industrial equipment and surfaces. Silicone adhesives are known for forming strong bonds and having chemical and heat resistant adhesive properties, making it messy, time-consuming and difficult to remove. Cleaning and removing silicone adhesives Dowsil formerly Dow Corning have developed two cleaning solutions … Read moreCleaning and removing silicone adhesives

New Product Brand Name for Dow Corning – DOWSIL™

Dowsil silicones

Dow have unveiled DOWSIL™ as the new product brand name for Dow Corning branded silicone products. Through a phased implementation, Dow Corning branded silicone products for building and construction will be gradually renamed DOWSIL. Product descriptions that are part of the product names today will remain the same and products will be sold by Dow … Read moreNew Product Brand Name for Dow Corning – DOWSIL™

Dow Consumer Solutions – New Website Launch

Dow Corning silicones

As part of the Dow Corning integration into Dow, a new website was launched on Monday 6th November 2017. The Dow Consumer Solutions website replaces the current dowcorning.com and xiameter.com platforms. The website is designed to provide a simpler, more enjoyable online experience. Main features of the website New mobile-friendly design Easy navigation by products and … Read moreDow Consumer Solutions – New Website Launch

Dow Corning Webinar: Opportunities for Process Optimizations with New Silicone Adhesives

Dow Corning silicones

Dow Corning, a global leader in silicone technology will present a webinar on silicone adhesives on Thursday 19th October at 2pm (GMT).  Florian Damrath, Technical Service & Development Expert for Dow Advanced Assembly Solutions Europe will lead the webinar, looking at the newest silicone adhesive technologies and how they are providing more options to optimize … Read moreDow Corning Webinar: Opportunities for Process Optimizations with New Silicone Adhesives

Dow Corning 7091 Silicone suitable for engine gaskets

dow corning 7091 gasket

Dow Corning 7091 is a high performance, neutral silicone adhesive and sealant that cures at room temperature. Designed for automotive applications that require a strong but flexible bond, such as engine gaskets, auto headlamps and other parts. Dow Corning 7091 is a robust and reliable adhesive & sealant, that provides excellent adhesion and tensile force, making … Read moreDow Corning 7091 Silicone suitable for engine gaskets

Effects of Silicone Polymers in Nature

Silicone Polymers in Nature

Silicone Polymers Environmental Information – Health Environment & Regulatory Affairs (HERA) Many consumer products containing silicone polymers, or polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), are used in a fashion, which allows them to enter municipal wastewater treatment plants. Because PDMS is so insoluble in water, it partitions onto the sludge, causing no adverse effect on the operations of the … Read moreEffects of Silicone Polymers in Nature