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Adhesives & Sealants

Dow Corning® Silicones in Their Element at Zero-Emission Princess Elisabeth Antarctic Station

Silicones Deliver Durability and Performance in Harsh Environments Midland, Michigan (March 6, 2009): Dow Corning® window sealant technology is helping protect the new zero-emission Princess Elisabeth polar research station which opened in Antarctica last week to study climate change. The 20 million euro ($26 million) science station is totally energy self-sufficient and also aims not to emit...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Dow Corning Introduces New Silicone-Based Emulsion

2009.01.16 Dow Corning recently introduced Dow Corning® IE-2404 Emulsion, a new chemistry that improves performance in silicone resin emulsion paints when used as a co-binder. Formulators of paint and facade renders will achieve significant benefits using this emulsion, including lower water absorption, increased permeability to water vapor, improved weatherability, and reduced dirt pickup....

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Adhesives & Sealants

Thermally Conductive Adhesive suits electronics markets.

Silicone-based material, TC-2030, features thermal conductivity (2.7 W/mK) and elastomeric properties that lend to long-term reliability after aging. A/B system adheres to various substrates, including anodized or cast aluminum, tin-plated copper, and PCBs, and can be applied by dispenser after 2-part formulation is mixed. Areas of use include automotive electronics, LED assembly, and computers.

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Adhesives & Sealants

Dow Corning Silicones Make Wind Energy a Breeze

Dow Corning Technology Helps Produce Clean, Renewable Power MIDLAND, Mich. (November 18, 2008): Silicones from Dow Corning are helping wind energy become one of the world's fastest growing sources of renewable power with technologies that improve turbine reliability, increase efficiency and reduce costs. In 2007, capacity expansions in North America, Europe and China drove a 27 percent increase...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Dow Corning to Exhibit and Offer Fluorosilicone Presentation at China Coat

Date: November 14, 2008 SHANGHAI, CHINA: Dow Corning Corporation will feature its proven Dow Corning® brand silicone water-based additives, resins and intermediates, and fluorosilicone coatings at China Coat. The company also will offer a presentation on fluorosilicone coatings during China Coat Congress. At Booth 9D12-14, tradeshow visitors will learn how Dow Corning silicone water-based...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Optical Encapsulant Gel targets high-brightness LEDs.

Curing to flexible gel for chip sealing and protection of lens-type LED devices, 2-part DOW CORNING® OE-6450 offers stress relief, moisture protection, and UV resistance. Product features penetration value of 45 for impact resistance and refractive index of 1.54 to maximize light transmittance. Gel offers minimal moisture absorption and is compatible with lead-free solder reflow...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Silicone Adhesive offers controlled volatility.

Suited for use in close proximity to sensitive electronic and electrical devices, type SE 1720 CV silicone adhesive starts adhesion to polybuthylene terephthalate (PBT) substrates in 5 min with full adhesion in 30 min at 80°C. Adhesive also suits automotive applications such as case sealing and attaching electronic components for underhood controllers; chassis and brake applications such as...

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Lubricants

Dow Corning Electronics Introduces its High-Performance TC-5026 Thermal Grease to the Automotive Industry

Reliability, Stability and Low Thermal Resistance Make it Ideal for Demanding Auto Applications MIDLAND, Mich., Sept. 30 -- Dow Corning Corporation's Automotive Electronics group today announced that its DOW CORNING® TC-5026 Thermally Conductive Compound is now available for automotive industry use. Although originally developed primarily for use in computer-industry semiconductor...

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Chemicals & Gases

Dow Corning and Elevance Announce Partnership to Market Naturally Derived Ingredients in Personal Care Applications

MIDLAND, Mich., Sept. 9 -- Dow Corning Corporation and Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. are pleased to announce that the two companies have signed joint development and marketing agreements to create and market a unique line of naturally derived ingredients for the personal care market. The companies believe that this line of performance ingredients will rapidly grow to become a major part of...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Dow Corning and Silicone Sealants Help Global Architectural Projects Reach Unprecedented Heights

MIDLAND, Mich.: Around the globe a race is on to shape city skylines with ever-taller and more grandiose buildings. Today, at least 36 occupied buildings tower more than 1,000 feet, a height generally considered super-tall," and dozens more are under construction or being planned. Some of the most iconic super-tall buildings are testaments not only to the architects and engineers that design and...

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