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Siloxane Resin optimizes chemical resistance of coatings.
Materials

Siloxane Resin optimizes chemical resistance of coatings.

With Dow Corning® 3055 Resin, manufacturers can formulate low-VOC polysiloxane coatings with urethane, epoxy, polyester, alkyd, amine, and acrylic systems utilizing amine functionality. Liquid crosslinking resin does not require titanate/tin catalysts or ambient moisture to cure, and does not contribute to volatile by-products that can cause film stress and adhesion loss. Coatings formulated...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Silicone Optical Resins enable innovative lighting designs.

Featuring Shore A hardness of 74 and 52, respectively, Dow Corning® MS-1002 and MS-1003 offer alternative to optical plastics in LED lamp and luminaire applications. Both can be injection molded into complex shapes, thick parts, and undercuts. Combination of high temperature resistance, UV resistance, and non-yellowing effect can optimize lumen maintenance, making materials suited for...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Dow Corning to Showcase Latest Silicone Solutions for Coatings at APCS 2012 in Indonesia

MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, USA: Attendees of the Asia Pacific Coatings Show (APCS) 2012 - scheduled for Sept. 19 and 20 at Balai Sidang Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta, Indonesia - can learn about Dow Corning's effective silicone-based solutions for waterborne and solvent-based paints, inks and coatings. Visitors to Booth M10 at APCS 2012 will learn about innovative Dow Corning® brand...

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Lubricants

Synthetic Bearing/Gear Grease survives water-rich applications.

Molykote® G-1502FM is formulated to reduce wear and corrosion and will stay in place, even with high-pressure equipment wash-down. In tests, this white and odorless product has demonstrated ability to minimize lubrication loss and wear scar at typical speeds as well as in 4-ball wear testing at slower (100 rpm) speeds. Corrosion tests showed ability to reduce rust by as much as 95%....

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Materials

Coatings Additive improves foam control and appearance.

Formulators of solventborne coatings and solventless radiation-curable coatings can use Dow Corning® 100F Additive - single fluorosilicone additive option - to control foam generation without causing surface defects or changes in gloss/haze of applied film. Additive utilizes surface tension of fluorosilicone technology to provide foam control in solvent-based and radiation-cured coating...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Dow Corning at ACS 2012: Highlighting Innovative Silicone Solutions for Paints and Inks

Dow Corning to showcase its superwetter, slip and leveling, foam-control, and water-resistance additives and new amino silicone resin for solving formulation challenges MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, USA: Attendees of the American Coatings Show (ACS) 2012, scheduled for May 8 through 10 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind., can learn about Dow Corning's effective silicone-based solutions...

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Material Processing

Silicone Slip/Leveling Agents work on wood, furniture, and plastics.

Dow Corning® 205SL/204SL/401LS enable formulators of solventborne and UV coatings to achieve desired slip and hand feel performance without causing decreased recoatability. Dow Corning 205SL promotes hand feel and also functions as antifoam; Dow Corning 204SL provides slip performance in radiation curable coatings and allows for low-VOC levels as well as formulation flexibility; and Dow...

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Chemicals & Gases

Silicone Water-Repellent adds softness to apparel.

In addition to water repellency, Dow Corning® DWR-7000 Soft Hydro Guard imparts softness to most textile substrates, without use of fluorine, solvents, or alkylphenol ethoxylates. Silicone-based emulsion exhibits no toxicological effects or evidence of bioaccumulation. Along with durability, product provides stability and compatibility with most textile auxiliaries. It requires no heat...

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Dow and Teknor Apex Announce Collaboration Agreement for Broad Range of Flexible Vinyl Applications

Houston, TX and Pawtucket, RI, U.S.A. - A change is in the air when it comes to products produced with flexible vinyl compounds. Dow Electrical & Telecommunications (Dow E&T), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, and Teknor Apex Company are excited to announce a joint market development agreement for flexible vinyl in several application areas. Under a joint Collaboration Agreement,...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Global Silicone Leader Dow Corning to Showcase Proven Pressure Sensitive Products at Labelexpo Europe

MIDLAND, MICH. - Thousands of visitors to Labelexpo Europe will have the opportunity to learn about proven silicone pressure sensitive solutions from Dow Corning, a global leader in the industry. Dow Corning will occupy booth 6F110 at Labelexpo Europe, which will take place Sept. 28 through Oct. 1 at the Brussels Exhibition Centre in Brussels, Belgium. Visitors to the booth will experience some...

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