Dow Corning Corporation

World's Longest Trans-Oceanic Bridge Protected by Silicones

MIDLAND, Mich. (July 9, 2008): The Hangzhou Bay Bridge, an engineering feat nearly five years in the making, has connected the cities of Shanghai and Ningbo. The 36 kilometer (22 mile) bridge crosses the East China Sea and its twelve lanes are paved with an epoxy asphalt concrete. Critical sections of the concrete deck and piers of the bridge are treated with Dow Corning silane water repellants...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Dow Corning Silicones Allow Blend of Design and Function to Create Iconic Cultural Centers Around the World

MIDLAND, Mich. (July 7, 2008): Adding to the joy that music and theater bring to cultural patrons -as well as to the cities in which they are located-is a new generation of striking architecture made possible by silicone glazing technology. Architects, designers, and builders can now create venues with the elegance, drama, and sophistication that befit their imaginations," said Mike Blaszkowski,...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Thermally Conductive Compound resists pump-out.

Developed for use with Intel® Core®2 Extreme mobile processor QX9300, TC-5688 non-curing thermal grease offers low thermal resistance of 0.05°C-cmÂ-²/W and thermal conductivity of 5.67 W/mK. Product performs in real-world applications involving non-uniform substrates and varying bond line thicknesses. TC-5688 is also suitable for non-computing areas including power,...

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Chemicals & Gases

Hydrophilic Softener targets textile finishing market.

Composed of silicone copolymer to eliminate VOCs from its composition, OP-8800 Premium Hydrophilic Softener offers softness, water absorbency, and wicking with minimum to no impact on original substrate whiteness and stain-release properties of fluorocarbon-treated textiles. High-shear and high-pH stable product is compatible with anionic treatments.

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Lubricants

MOLYKOTE® from Dow Corning Celebrates 60 Years of Smart Lubrication(TM)

MIDLAND, Mich. (June 25, 2008) - For 60 years, the Molykote® brand lubricants team from Dow Corning has promoted the benefits of proper lubricants and lubrication services for customers around the world. This year, Molykote is celebrating its 60th anniversary by rededicating itself to the customers who have contributed so much to its success. Molykote lubricants have consistently delivered...

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Paints & Coatings

E-Beam Photoresists help define features as small as 6 nm.

Enabling development of direct-write lithography processing technology, XR-1541 photoresists allow patterning with electron beams for maskless lithography technology. Products consist of hydrogen silsesquioxane resin in carrier solvent of methylisobutylketone and are available in various high-purity, semiconductor-grade formulations. Negative-tone resists can be used with standard spin-on...

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Lubricants

Molykote® P-1900 Food Grade Paste Meets Food Contact Standards

MIDLAND, Mich. - Molykote® P-1900 Food Grade Paste is a specially-formulated anti-seize lubricant for applications in food and beverage processing plants. Molykote P-1900 can be used to lubricate sliding surfaces and friction contacts exposed to heavy loads, especially at low to medium speeds. It has a low coefficient of friction, good water resistance and high load carrying capacity. It has a...

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Paints & Coatings

Dow Corning to Present "New Anti Fingerprint Coatings" at the Coatings for Plastics Symposium

Date: March 4, 2008 MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, USA: Dow Corning Corporation, an innovative leader in the development of fluorosilicone technology for coatings and other industries, will present research findings in New Anti Fingerprint Coatings, a presentation at the 11th annual International Coatings for Plastics Symposium(TM) this April. The presentation, based on work by Dow Corning and Daikin...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Dow Corning Introduces Silicone Design Opportunities at Materials at WSA Expo and Conference

Date: February 6, 2008 MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, USA: Dow Corning, a global producer of silicon-based performance-enhancing materials, will exhibit novel design solutions for the footwear industry at the Materials at WSA Expo and Conference in Las Vegas, February 19-21. Located at booth M531, Dow Corning will showcase the unique footwear design possibilities of silicone with innovative technologies,...

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Paints & Coatings

New Silicon-Infused Bilayer Photoresist Developed by TOK and Dow Corning Electronics Being Used in IC Memory Production

Photoresist Provides Improved Etch Selectivity While Eliminating Hard Mask Layer For Simpler, More Cost-Effective Processing MIDLAND, Mich., Dec. 3 - Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd. (TOK) and Dow Corning Electronics today announced that their new, jointly developed bilayer photoresist is being used in production for the first time by a leading manufacturer of DRAM chips. The new bilayer photoresist...

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