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Electrical and Electronic Needs

Add extra system protection and fault prevention. Insulate high voltages. Increase component reliability.

Automotive electrical and electronic solutions from Dow Corning

What do you need to do in automotive electrical/electronics?

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

Protect electrical

Insulate HV and EV
high voltages

Add electrical system reliability with
silicone elastomers, adhesive/sealants
and precured gel sealing and gasketing
materials from Dow Corning. Get proven p
rotection with fabricated, formed-in-place
or self-healing seals and gaskets.

Protect against high-voltage insulation
failure on hybrid- and electric-vehicle
charging cables, wiring harnesses and
connectors with Dow Corning® brand
silicone elastomers.

Increase component

Prevent intermittent

Improve electrical and electronic
component reliability and service life with
® brand lubricants from
Dow Corning. Gain added performance.
Prevent premature failure.

Protect connector terminals from
intermittent faults due to fretting
corrosion with Molykote® brand
specialty lubricants. Reduce faults,
complaints and repairs.

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

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

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Learn more

Molykote ® Lubricants for Electrical Applications (PDF)
Molykote® Anti-Friction Coatings Selection Guide (PDF)
A Guide to Dispensable Sealing and Adhering Products (PDF)

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and electronic
performance needs
and challenges.
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In the early days, electrical devices were not known for reliability. The industry was slow to accept that silicone had excellent electrical insulating capabilities. To prove the point, Dow Corning began distributing its own silicone rubber insulated wire. Within months, manufacturers started using silicone insulation on their wiring.

Learn more about the properties and performance advantages of silicone rubber from Dow Corning for electrical insulation.

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