Emulsions, Fluids and Blends
Bringing New Versatility to Formulations
Dow offers a wide range of emulsions, fluids and blends designed to help manufacturers in a wide range of industries take advantage of the unique properties of silicones to make their products more valuable to end-users. Learn more about the many varieties used in key industries below.
Beauty Care and Personal Care
Dow Consumer Solutions offers a range of silicone fluids, emulsions and suspensions to meet the needs of today’s beauty care industry. These include our silicone emulsifiers and blends, which provide benefits in water-in-oil and oil-in-water systems to aid the development of stable, aesthetically pleasing cosmetic formulations
Building and Construction
Silicone-based emulsions and blends from Dow Consumer Solutions enable manufacturers of building materials to enhance the performance of their materials by providing maximized durability, reduced maintenance, improved aesthetics and—most importantly—meet customer demands for superior quality.
In the textile industries, silicones are used in all stages of the process, on the fiber during production, on the fabric and/or directly on the finished goods. Silicones are applied from different delivery systems to provide various benefits like lubrication, softening, foam control or hydrophobic coatings.
- Emulsions and Fluids for Fabric Care
- Additives for Top Coats in Leather and Textiles
- Water Repellents in Leather and Textiles
- Thread Lubricants
- Fabric Finishing and Softeners
Silicone release agents are used in a wide range of release applications including die cast, mold, tire, plastic and concrete release. Dow Consumer Solutions silicone release technology enables quicker release of products, such as tires and food containers, from molds, and provides lubricity and slipperiness in applications that use rollers, such as newspaper presses and conveyor belts.