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Dow Corning to Showcase Innovative Sealant Solutions for Tough Offshore Challenges at OTC 11

Published on 2011-04-06. Author : SpecialChem

MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, USA -- Attendees of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC 2011), scheduled for May 2 through 5 at the Reliant Center in Houston, Texas, can learn about Dow Corning's effective silicone-based solutions for lubrication and sealing challenges due to extreme offshore conditions.

Visitors to Dow Corning's Booth 7228 (Reliant Arena) will learn about Molykote® brand specialty lubricants and Dow Corning® brand severe-duty sealants and how they can help solve critical problems that occur during exploration and extraction, transport, storage and processing. Technical experts will discuss how these high-performance specialty lubricants and silicone sealants can provide effective solutions for tough jobs anywhere in the oil and gas industry.

Through informative displays and problem-solving demonstrations, attendees will discover how lubricants and sealants from Dow Corning can increase equipment reliability, extend service life, improve operational and environmental safety, reduce downtime and maintenance costs, and increase output in offshore and onshore oil field operations.
  • Molykote® brand Smart Lubrication™ solutions include severe-duty greases, anti-seize pastes, anti-friction coatings, and silicone oils and greases. These advanced formulations can help control friction and wear, reduce fretting corrosion and galling, extend lubrication intervals, and improve reliability.
  • Severe-duty silicone sealants from Dow Corning, including pastes, coatings, form-in place gasketing materials and hot-melt assembly adhesives, are suitable for equipment assembly, maintenance shop repairs and in-field service and are designed to meet the many challenges in oil and gas applications.
  • Dow Corning's global commercial network and team of technical experts provide local support on a global basis, collaborating with customers to find effective solutions for specific problems.

About Dow Corning

Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company's Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States.

Molykote® Smart Lubrication™ from Dow Corning

For more than 60 years, customers around the world have trusted the Molykote® brand for performance and expertise to solve or prevent virtually any lubrication problem and to save energy through Smart Lubrication™. Molykote solutions are available through a global network of more than 3,000 channel partners. For more information, visit molykote.com, or E-mail industrial@dowcorning.com.

Source: Dow Corning

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