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DC5 Silicone Compound 3.6Kg (8Lb) Tin

DC5 Silicone Compound 3.6Kg (8Lb) Tin
Dow Corning 5 CSilicone Compound isa dielectric compound used on insulators and bushings; as a lubricant for high-current switches. Grease-like silicone paste with phenylmethyl-based fluid.


  • Nonconductive
  • Water repellent
  • Long lasting
  • Easy to apply
  • Helps prevent formation of conductive paths


  • Applications where improved metal-to-metal lubricity (compared to other Dow Corning® brand silicone compounds) is needed
  • To help prevent arcing and flashovers on insulators and bushings
  • As a contact lubricant on high-voltage equipment
  • To lubricate static and dynamic O-ring seals in hot-melt adhesive equipment
  • To help prevent rust and corrosion on insulator threads and bolts; also helps in removal of insulators and hardware for replacement
  • As a water-repellent filling material to help prevent moisture from traveling inside the rubber jacket of service entrance cable (can be injected using a grease gun with a needle-type nozzle)
  • To help prevent oxidation and corrosion on contacts and band-tightening screws of socket-type watt-hour meters

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