Molykote Lubricants for Vehicle Interior Design

Smart science drives quiet comfort innovation

Design for Comfort and Lasting Appeal

Meet your critical lubrication requirements for advanced vehicle interior design with Molykote specialty lubricants from Dow Consumer Solutions.

With our in-depth expertise, a heritage of innovation, problem-solving collaboration and reliable global supply and technical support, these high-performance Smart Lubrication™ solutions are precisely formulated and application matched to help you achieve:

  • Energy efficiency with reduced friction losses and increased wear control
  • Comfort and design with enhanced smoothness and reduced noise and vibration
  • Safety with added component reliability, less wear and more corrosion resistance
  • Sustainability with increased process efficiency and durable component service life

Design for comfort and lasting appeal with a choice of Molykote® brand Smart Lubrication solutions:

  • Greases with special additives to resist water washout, evaporation or oxidation
  • Silicone compounds for light-load lubricating and sealing in extreme temperatures
  • Anti-seize pastes with high levels of lubricating solids for heavy loads and slow speeds
  • Anti-friction coatings for clean, dry-film lubrication to control friction, wear and noise
  • Solids and powders for plastics lubrication and specialized friction-control additives
  • Oils and dispersions with performance additives in synthetic or mineral blends

Innovate with Smart Science

Proven, effective Molykote brand Smart Lubrication solutions can help you meet vehicle interior design goals for quiet comfort innovation:

Reduce squeaks, rattles, unwanted noise and vibrations

  • Media controls
  • Switches, actuators, gears
  • Seat tracks
  • Door trims, dissimilar materials
  • Storage bins, consoles

Control free motion of adjustable components for added smoothness

  • Mirrors
  • Visors
  • Window regulators
  • Steering columns
  • Seating, seatbelt systems
  • Headrests
  • Cupholders

Ensure proper tightening and non-destructive disassembly

  • Assembly fasteners, clips
  • Sustainable Design SolutionsEnhance your design sustainability with Molykote brand Smart Lubrication solutions from Dow Consumer Solutions. To meet key interior design needs, these advanced specialty lubrication technologies can be custom-formulated for specified performance characteristics, regulatory standards and process requirements.

    Raw materials include base oils such as silicone, mineral or polyalphaolefin (PAO); solid lubricants such as molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE); thickeners such as lithium; and various performance additives to inhibit rust, resist wear or withstand extreme pressure.

    • Molykote® lubricants enhance tactile feel and add smoothness to operator-adjustable components such as mirrors, visors, cupholders and gloveboxes.
    • Molykote® lubricant greases and anti-friction coatings (AFCs) reduce stick-slip between dissimilar materials and help eliminate squeaks, rattles and buzzing vibrations.

    In addition to the Molykote brand Smart Lubrication solutions for vehicle interior design featured in this selection guide, Dow Consumer Solutions also offers proven, effective lubricants for these vehicle systems:

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