Silicone Products by Application

Cable Lubricants (Metal/Plastic Lubricants)

Genesee Polymers manufactures cable lubricants that are primarily used in the automotive industry. These lubricants are specifically designed to provide good metal on plastic lubrication for applications where a metal cable moves on a plastic pulley or inside a plastic housing. The table below shows the four products manufactured by GPC that are recommended for this purpose. They are listed in order of increasing viscosity-the main product variable.

Product Viscosity (cPs) @ 25°C Amine Number *
GP-361
115 cP
6
GP-146
325 cP
1.75
GP-530
1000 cP
6
* milliliters of 0.1N HCl needed to neutralize 10 gms of product

Plastic/Rubber Lubricants and Release Agents

Genesee Polymers manufactures a variety of silicones recommended as lubricants and release agents for plastic and rubber applications. The tables below shows the products that are currently recommended for this purpose.

Concentrates

Product Viscosity (cPs) @ 25°C Amine Number *
GP-146
325 cP
1.75
GP-RA-156
325 cP
5.6
* milliliters of 0.1N HCl needed to neutralize 10 gms of product

Emulsions

Product Wt. % Silicone Emulsifier Type
GP-451
50%
Cationic
GP-50-A
50%
Nonionic
GP-705
35%
Nonionic

Paintable Release Agents for Metal/Plastic/Rubber Parts

Genesee Polymers manufactures several release agents suitable for molding parts that will to be painted in subsequent operations. These are especially recommended for die casting applications. All of these products are devolatilized to reduce volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to trace quantities. 

Concentrates

Product Viscosity (cPs) @ 25°C
GP-70-S
1200 cP
GP-7100
1250 cP

Emulsions

Product Wt. % Silicone Emulsifier Type
GP-7100-E
50%
Nonionic
GP-70-EO
50%
Nonionic

Water Repellents

Genesee Polymers manufactures the following products recommended for water repellency applications. The products are briefly summarized in the table below.

Product Description Diluent
GP-422 *
Silicone Resin
Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5)

* The emulsified version of this product is GP-421