MOLYKOTE® 5 Compound

A dielectric compound used on insulators and bushings; as a lubricant for high-current switches.

MOLYKOTE® 5 Compound

Features of MOLYKOTE® 5 Compound

  • Nonconductive
  • Water-repellent
  • Long-lasting
  • Easy to apply
  • Helps prevent the formation of conductive paths

Applications of MOLYKOTE® 5 Compound

Applications where improved metal-to-metal lubricity (compared to other MOLYKOTE® brand silicone compounds) is needed. To help prevent arcing and flashovers on insulators and bushings. As a contact lubricant on high-voltage equipment. To lubricate static and dynamic O-ring seals in hot-melt adhesive equipment. To help prevent rust and corrosion on insulator threads and bolts;
also helps in removal of insulators and hardware for replacement. As a water-repellent filling material to help prevent moisture from travelling inside the rubber jacket of service entrance cable (can be injected using a grease gun with a needle-type nozzle). To help prevent oxidation and corrosion on contacts and band tightening screws of socket-type watt-hour meters.

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Filling of gaps and trailing edges
Bonding of sensors and current conductors
Repair, fixing of inserts and added elementsof inserts and added elements
Casing repair and bonding
Tooling with high temperature resistance
Union of added elements: Vortex, Serrations, etc.
Bonding of Nacelle
Control Shaft & Components
Protection of Screws & Components for Export
Sealing of Assembled Parts