Silicone Adhesives and Encapsulants for The More-Electric Aircraft

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In this article we explore the concept of the more-electric aircraft, the advantages and disadvantages that come with it, and the best silicone adhesives that can be used in their construction and maintenance. What is the More-Electric Aircraft? The More-Electric Aircraft (MEA) is an ongoing project in the aerospace industry which aims to replace all … Read more Silicone Adhesives and Encapsulants for The More-Electric Aircraft

Industrial Silicone Sealants for Reliable and Economical Solutions

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In this post we explore the benefits provided by industrial silicone sealants and break down a few of the best products on the market which offer their advantages reliably. Silicone sealants have been used for many years in the automotive, aerospace, chemical and electrical industries for equipment maintenance and general bonding purposes. They are also … Read more Industrial Silicone Sealants for Reliable and Economical Solutions

How a good sealant can reduce costs

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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 more How a good sealant can reduce costs

DOWSIL 7091 Adhesive Sealant Certified to Fire Railway Standard

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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 more DOWSIL 7091 Adhesive Sealant Certified to Fire Railway Standard

Cleaning and removing silicone adhesives

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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 more Cleaning and removing silicone adhesives

New Product Brand Name for Dow Corning – DOWSIL™

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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 more New Product Brand Name for Dow Corning – DOWSIL™