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With the introduction of next generation engines, there is a continuing need for products able to withstand extreme pressures and temperatures. Ensuring engines are able to exceed performance expectations flight after flight starts with the right tools, and Silmid are able to supply a range of engine approved chemicals from speciality suppliers to prolong the life and improve the efficiency of aircraft engines both at the point of manufacture and during maintenance, repair and overhaul. 

With a growing portfolio of products from major brands such as AeroShell, 3M, Hylomar and Indestructible Paint, many of these products carry approvals from Rolls Royce, Pratt and Whitney and other major engine manufacturers.   

Aero engine

Engine Overhaul Products

Gasket Sealants

Gasket Sealants  

Silmid have partnered with Hylomar to supply the Hylomar Aerograde (PL32) range of gasket compounds. This family carries an array of Rolls Royce, Honeywell and MOD specifications, making it one of the leading jointing compounds in the industry.  

Aero engine close up

Adhesive Compounds and Films

As an authorised 3M Aerospace distributor, Silmid are ready to supply key engine adhesive compounds such as the Scotch-Weld EC-3524 family, carrying approvals from Rolls Royce and Airbus. Certain applications call for specialist adhesive film technology, and Silmid have the capability to store and ship freezer product around the world.  


Spray paint being applied

High Temperature Coatings

To combat extreme temperatures in and around the engine, Silmid supply a range of Indestructible Paint Rolls Royce approved high performance coatings. These cover a range of engine applications such as the IP6 family for turbine fan blades and the PL237-R2 Dry Film Lubricant for critical rotating parts. Chrome Free alternatives continue to be developed to comply with ever changing REACH regulations in coordination with major engine manufacturers.  

Red spray from a spray can

Speciality Cleaners and NDT

With the global push towards greener product, supply partners such as Arrow have been working with engine manufacturers to approve safer cleaning products such as Arrow Lotoxane and Arrow Rapide. Available in both a bulk chemical and a wipe, these products carry a number of Rolls Royce approvals among others.


Men working on an Aeroplane

Turbine Engine Oils

Mineral and synthetic turbine engine oils suitable for all generations of aircraft engine from AeroShell Turbine Oil 500 and Eastman Turbo Oil 2380 (approved to MIL-PRF-23699 STD) to the latest generation SAE-AS-5780 HPC oil Eastman Turbo Oil 2197. Silmid also have a wealth of engine approval information, making your TEO choice simple.