Synthetic Oils offer wear protection for gearboxes.

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Providing thermal and oxidative stability, Molykote® L-21XX Series PAO extreme pressure gear oils overcome severe operating conditions such as temperature extremes, shock load, or vibration. They combine protection against scuffing and micro-pitting with water separation and corrosion protection. Formulated with additives to inhibit rust and suppress foam, oils are available in ISO viscosities of 100, 150, 220, 320, 460, and 680.

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Molykote® Develops New Synthetic Oils to Improve Gearbox Life

MIDLAND, Mich. - August 15, 2005 - Six new full synthetic Molykote® extreme pressure gear oils help lower overall maintenance costs by providing superior wear protection plus greater thermal and oxidative stability when compared to conventional oils. Designed to overcome severe operating conditions such as temperature extremes, shock load or vibration, Molykote L-21XX Series PAO gear oils combine outstanding protection against scuffing and micro-pitting with excellent water separation and corrosion protection. In addition, Molykote L-21XX Series gear oils are formulated with carefully selected additives to inhibit rust and oxidation and suppress foam. The new L-21XX Series gear oils are available in ISO viscosities of 100 (L-2110), 150 (L-2115), 220 (L-2122), 320 (L-2132), 460 (L-2146), and 680 (L-2168). They are available in 5 gallon (18.9 litre) pails and 55 gallon (208 litre) drums. All six new gear oils meet or exceed the following standards: Flender, DIN 51 517 Part 3, ANSI/AGMA 9005, U.S. Steel 224, Cincinnati Millicron and David Browne SL.53.101. "Molykote L-21XX Series oils complement our complete range of L-Series synthetic fluids and mineral oils, greases, pastes, anti-friction coatings and dispersions," said Sharon Schram, Molykote industrial assembly and maintenance marketer. For more information about Dow Corning's complete line of Molykote high-performance industrial lubricant solutions, contact www.Molykote.com, or e-mail LSeries@molykote.com. MOLYKOTE® Smart Lubrication from Dow Corning For nearly 60 years, OEM designers, maintenance and materials engineers around the world have trusted the MOLYKOTE brand for performance and expertise to solve or prevent virtually any plant lubrication problem. Products include one of the industry's most complete line of multi-purpose oils; synthetic and/or ultra-high-purity mineral-oil fluids for hydraulic systems, compressors, vacuum pumps, gear boxes and chains; specialty lubricant compounds, greases, pastes, anti-friction coatings, and dispersions. Services include oil analysis, lubrication scheduling software, lubricants consolidation audits and training and consultation on lubrication best practices. Molykote solutions are available through a network of more than 3,000 channel partners. For more information, visit www.molykote.com, or e-mail industrial@dowcorning.com. Molykote and Dow Corning are registered trademarks of Dow Corning Corporation.

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