Valve Lubricant and Sealant resists effects of chemicals.

Press Release Summary:

Dow Corning® 111 heavy-consistency, dimethyl silicone compound maintains serviceable consistency from -70 to +400°F. Acceptable as release agent under FDA 21 CFR 175.300, it carries NSF 51 and NSF 61 approvals. Product can be used as lubricant for rubber and plastic O-rings, water softener and faucet valves, and electronic and ignition systems. It may also be used as sealant in transformer gaskets, equipment enclosures, and equipment subject to harsh environments.

Original Press Release:

Dow Corning® 111 Valve Lubricant And Sealant Offers Versatility, Chemical Resistance

MIDLAND, Mich. - April 25, 2005 - Dow Corning® 111 Valve Lubricant and Sealant is a heavy-consistency dimethyl silicone compound that resists a variety of organic and inorganic chemicals.

Dow Corning 111 Valve Lubricant and Sealant can be used as a lubricant for rubber and plastic O-rings, water softener and faucet valves, valve stems for potable water, aircraft vacuum systems, electronic and ignition systems, among others. It can be used as a sealant in applications such as vacuum and pressure systems, equipment subject to washing and harsh environments, electrical service entrances and underground connections, and transformer gaskets and equipment enclosures.

Dow Corning 111 Valve Lubricant and Sealant maintains a serviceable consistency from approximately -70° to 400°F (-57° to 204°C) and has NSF 51, NSF 61 approval and is acceptable as a release agent under FDA 21 CFR 175.300, when used in accordance with that regulation.

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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, or e-mail

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