Molykote lubricants for valves in oil and gas applications.

In our of Molykote industrial lubricants range you will find specific lubrication solutions for valves and their different components related to the gas industry, hydrocarbons, petrochemicals, refineries. Recommendations for Molykote lubricants for valve joints Molykote 111 Compound Compound silicone-based, with a huge lubricating and sealing power, ensuring tightness under high unfavorable conditions: environmental, temperature and…

Silicone Solutions for Industrial, Appliance and Maintenance.

DOWSIL™ Silicone Sealants Silicon-based sealants from Dow last longer and are more versatile than most organic polymer sealants. They are durable RTV sealants; cure at room temperature to a tough, rubbery solid with exceptional performance characteristics; and meet a wide variety of your industrial bonding and sealing needs. Benefits of DOWSIL™ silicone sealants include: Stability…

Best Adhesives for Bonding Plastic.

Often the strongest glue for plastic may not be the best adhesive for plastic. There are a variety of factors to consider when choosing the best plastic glue. Obviously bond strength is at the top. For most plastic bonding applications cyanoacrylate adhesives, UV curable adhesives, MMAs, as well as some epoxy and structural adhesives can…

Why didn’t my thread sealant cure?

Anaerobic thread sealant (pipe sealant) fills all of the voids or airspace between metal threads creating a permanent plastic seal. They do not shrink or relax over time. Anaerobic adhesives and sealants require only two conditions to cure. They are 1. The presence of metal ions and 2. The absence of oxygen. Seems easy enough…

Tips for successful moldmaking with silicone rubbers.

Once you have selected the correct product and determined how to use it properly, you are on the way to making good flexible molds with silicone rubbers. Here are some useful tips for moldmaking using Xiameter. De-airing De-airing is recommended for all moldmaking that use silicone rubbers. This prevents air bubbles forming and interference with surface…