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  • Anti-Friction Coatings Selection Guide

    This selection guide provides detailed technical information on MOLYKOTE® Anti-friction coatings.  Technical tips on surface pre-treatments, how to apply and cure are provided.  Testing data, typical applications and product benefits are provided to help in product selection.

     
     
     

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  • Appliances Brochure

    When it comes to providing safety, reliability, durability and compatibility for the home appliance market, designers and engineers around the world turn to DuPont Silicones for lubricant solutions. The performance benefits for selected MOLYKOTE® Greases, Pastes, Anti-friction Coatings and Dry Lubricants for appliance applications are summarized.

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  • Development of High Service Temperature Fluids

    New silicone copolymer based lubricants can overcome the poor metal-to-metal lubricity of conventional silicones while providing higher thermal stability and improved wear resistance.

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  • DuPont Solutions for Office Equipment and Home Electronics

    The performance benefits for selected MOLYKOTE® Greases, Pastes, Anti-friction coatings and Dry lubricants for office equipment and consumer electronics are presented.  Product selection tables are offered to help choose the best lubricant for specific applications.

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  • Fluorosilicone bearing grease improves reliability

    MOLYKOTE® 3451 grease can help extend circuit breaker maintenance intervals up to 20 years or more and reduce problems and costs  associated with slow trip times or failure to trip.

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  • High Performance Industrial Lubricating Fluids

    High purity MOLYKOTE® fluids and lubricants can provide superior performance over a wide temperature range and contribute to reduced maintenance costs by extending oil drain intervals and preventing the buildup of varnish on the internal equipment surfaces.   Product selection tables are offered for hydraulic oils, compressor oils, vacuum pump oils, gearbox oils, chain oils and multi-purpose oils.

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  • Lubrication for Mining Applications

    Mining applications require solutions to meet many extreme and critical conditions, such as: temperature extremes, ability to perform in dusty conditions, ability to perform under heavy loads and be environmentally friendly.  MOLYKOTE® product selections are offered for a wide variety of applications and equipment.

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  • Lubrication Solutions for Threaded Connections

    DuPont Silicones offers both anti-seize pastes and anti-friction coatings to meet your threaded connection lubricant needs. Both of these product types provide solid lubricants directly to the point of lubrication. This brochure provides the fundamentals of proper lubrication for threaded connections as well as easy to use product selection tables to choose the right paste or anti-friction coating solution.

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  • Modeling Molecular Structure to Tribological Performance

    Modeling tools can be used to optimize the chemical structure for a specific tribological need, and tailored siloxane fluids for specific challenges can be realized.

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  • Molykote Grease Frequent Questions

    The Molykote® team has decades of experience with performance greases and lubricants and they know it can be difficult to navigate all the complexities for proper grease selection.  This page highlights the most frequently asked questions from the industry for grease and lubrication applications.

     

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  • MOLYKOTE® Industrial Lubricant Selection Guide

    A comprehensive product selection guide for MOLYKOTE® Greases, Pastes, Oils, Compounds, Dispersions and Anti-Friction Coatings. Detailed properties, features and benefits are provided for many products to help you in your lubricant selection process.

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  • MOLYKOTE® Lubricants and Circuit Breaker Performance

    Formulated to perform over a wide range of temperatures and in a variety of environments, Molykote lubricants are especially suited for power utility and transmission applications.

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  • MOLYKOTE® Lubrication Solutions for Chemical and Petrochemical Industries

    Extend equipment life and simplify your lubricant sourcing with the complete MOLYKOTE® product offering. Easy to use product selection tables help you choose the right product for your application and need.

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  • MOLYKOTE® Synthetic Oil Extends Lubricant Lifetime by 57% in Air Compressor Application

    Based on heat-accelerated testing, MOLYKOTE® L-1246 Synthetic Compressor Oil has been found to exceed 12,000 hrs of operation. This performance results in fewer oil changes, lower waste lubricant disposal costs, reduced maintenance costs (filters, labor, etc.) and energy savings.

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  • Proven, effective solutions for the oil & gas industry

    An easy to use MOLYKOTE® product selection guide for oil and gas applications. This technical bulletin provides over 30 product recommendations for oil and gas applications.

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  • Specialty Lubricants for the Wind Energy Industry

    Safe, reliable wind turbines depend on strong threaded connections and their proper lubrication. MOLYKOTE® lubricants for bolts and fasteners and increase reliability by reducing seizure and abrasive wear, uneven coefficient of friction, fretting corrosion, embrittlement failures of substrates due to use of low-melting-point metals, such as lead, tin and copper, and stress corrosion cracking.

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  • Specialty Lubrication and Sealant Solutions for the Oil & Gas Industry

    MOLYKOTE® provides high-performance solutions to meet the extreme conditions of oil and gas applications, such as anti-seize pastes for threaded connections, greases, compounds, anti-friction coatings and anti-seize, pastes for valves and gates, drill collar and tool joint greases, pump and compressor lubricants and sealants, and anti-friction coatings for heavy loads

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  • Take the waste out of wastewater management

    Use MOLYKOTE® synthetic lubricants to reduce your maintenance costs in wastewater management equipment. The features and benefits of 11 MOLYKOTE® products are presented to help you choose the right lubricant for your wastewater equipment application.

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  • This is MOLYKOTE® (Overview Brochure)

    Easy to use guide to the 6 lubricant types of MOLYKOTE® and their top 30 products. MOLYKOTE® offers 6 product types (greases, pastes, oils, compounds, dispersions and anti-friction coatings) and this technical bulletin provides an overview of the top 30 products and their typical applications.

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  • Trouble Shooting Guide: Solutions to your lubrication problems

    Easy to use trouble shooting guide allows you to quickly select the best MOLYKOTE® product to solve your lubrication problem. For 17 different types of machine components, various lubrication problems are presented along with recommended MOLYKOTE® product solutions.  

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  • Two applications. One grease. Advanced double duty technology for performance and cost benefits.

    DuPont's innovative MOLYKOTE® G-5511 Water Tap Compound can satisfy the needs for water faucet and cartridge OEMs to lubricate all the plastic parts, o-ring seals as well as the ceramic discs. Certified to meet various drinking water standards (such as NSF 51), this new silicone/PTFE lubricant is formulated to last with excellent water resistance and improved coefficient of friction.

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  • Valve Lubrication and Sealing for Oil and Gas Applications

    Valves are critical components in many oil and gas applications and their proper lubrication is necessary to deliver reliable performance often in severe environments. An easy to use product selection table is presented to allow you to choose the right MOLYKOTE® product for your application or need.

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