DOW CORNING® 5 COMPOUND

Grease like material containing an inert amorphoussilica filler in combination with selected dimethyl and phenylmethyl silicone fluids

Key Properties

NLGI Grade 3, translucent light gray, used primarily for insulators and high current switches given it has the highest dielectric strength.

Applications

Protecting transmission insulators, distribution line insulators, power substation bushings, pole top disconnect switches, insulator threads and bolts, service entrance cable, meters.

Features & Benefits

Nonconductive; water repellent; helps prevent formation of conductive paths; long lasting.

Product Details

Product Type: Compound
Chemistry: Silicone
Performance Benefit: Good Corrosion Protection, Good Oxidation Resistance, Good Water Resistance, High Temperature Performance, Low Temperature Performance, Wide Temperature Range
NLGI Grade: 3
Thickener: Silica
High Temp: 232°C
Low Temp: -54°C
Color: Translucent Light Gray

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