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MOLYKOTE® 7 Release Compound


NLGI Grade 1 – Silicone-based electrical insulating compound with excellent release & high temperature performance


Product Overview

MOLYKOTE® 7 Release Compound is a high performance, dimethyl silicone-based grease-like lubricant solution with excellent stability & virtually non-volatile performance.  MOLYKOTE® 7 exhibits excellent long-term stability and resistance from the high purity polydimethyl silicone fluids and inert silica filler.  MOLYKOTE® 7 also meets or exceeds the performance requirements of many industry specifications for food and water safe applications, including NSF 51, NSF 61 and FDA Regulation 21 CFR 175.300. 


MOLYKOTE® 7 Release Compound is a fantastic, multipurpose solution for use in a wide range of applications and equipment types. Including but not limited to:
Food Processing Equipment
Potable Water Systems
Mold Release in Foundry Molds (Core & Shell)
Break in Treatment for Tire Press Bladders
Lubricant & Preservative for Rubber Parts
Release Agent for Glue or Adhesives
Pulling Lubricant for Cables & Wires
Plastic Extrusion Release Agent
Plastic Film Packaging Machines
Epoxy Resin Release Agent  

Features & Benefits

Very Robust Thermal Stability (-40° to 204°C)
Excellent Resistance to Oxidation
NSF 51, and NSF 61 Certified Performance
FDA Reg 21 CFR 175.300 Performance
Excellent Release Performance
Water Insoluble
Practically Nonvolatile

Problems Solved

Premature Oxidation in Lubricating Compound
Thermal Breakdown, Melting or Evaporation of Lubricant
Lubricant Contamination Concerns in Food or Water Applications

Product Specifications

NLGI Grade: 1
Thickener: Silica
Low Temp: -40°C (-40°F)
High Temp: 204°C (400°F)
Color: Translucent White
Dielectric Strength (50 mil gap): >450 V/mil
Arc Resistance (CTM 0171): 126 seconds

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