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Powertrain Needs

Improve sealing integrity, NVH control, air and fluid delivery, wear reduction, reliability, economy and performance.

Powertrain solutions from Dow Corning

What do you need to do in powertrain?

Innovative materials and application expertise and support from Dow Corning can help you find the solutions you need to meet these powertrain performance challenges:

Increase sealing


Control noise, vibration,
harshness (NVH)

Seal reliably under high temperatures and
pressures with proven Dow Corning®
brand specialty sealants and Silastic®
brand engineered elastomers. Improve
quality, reduce mass and reduce maintenance.

Reduce NVH mass and component
costs with heat-resistant Silastic®
engineered elastomers. Gain design
flexibility with custom materials and
processing options.


Boost fluid and
air delivery


Reduce wear
and corrosion

Withstand heat, abrasion and chemical
attack with Silastic® brand silicone and
fluorosilicone elastomers for engine-
system hoses. Speed processing, add
reliability and reduce mass.

Reduce wear and corrosion and extend
service life with Smart Lubrication
from specialty lubricants. Choose from greases,pastes and anti-friction compounds.

Fuel gage

Improve fuel-system

Fuel pump

Increase fuel economy
and performance

Add reliability to critical parts exposed to
fuel, heat and cold, flexing stress and
combustion gases with innovative
Silastic® brand silicone and fluorosilicone
elastomers. Increase processing options
and reduce costs.

Improve fuel efficiency, engine
performance and vibration and wear
control with Molykote® specialty
lubricants. Get Smart Lubrication
to innovate today for tomorrow.

Read more in Smart Design Innovation Begins with Materials  (PDF).

Collaboration yields better results
Working on something new? Facing a unique powertrain challenge? Discover how we can work together to develop solutions to meet your powertrain needs. In addition to proven, high-quality materials, Dow Corning brings you innovation expertise, customized services and support.

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Learn more

Dow Corning solutions for NVH May/June 2011 Automotive Design Magazine (PDF)
Proven Solutions for Challenging Powertrain Applications (1.7 MB PDF)
Smart Lubrication™ Solutions for Vehicle Powertrain Systems – Smart science drives propulsion efficiency innovation (PDF)
Improve Efficiency, Smoothness, Durability: Smart Science Drives Powertrain Systems Innovation (1.10 MB PDF)
A Guide to Dispensable Sealing and Adhering Products (PDF)
Molykote® Anti-Friction Coatings Selection Guide (PDF)

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needs and challenges.
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Engine manufacturers and rebuilders have used solid-film bonded lubricants to coat camshaft surfaces and promote faster wear-in and extended service life.

Learn more about the properties and performance advantages of Molykote solid-film bonded lubricants from Dow Corning.

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