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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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