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Krayden Introduces Dow Corning's 170 Low-Cost Silicone Elastomer

Jul 27, 2011

Dow Corning 170 is a two-part general purpose encapsulant.

Dow Corning 170 is a two-part general purpose encapsulant.

Krayden, Inc., a leading distributor of engineered materials, debuts the Dow Corning 170 low-cost, silicone-based elastomer.

Dow Corning 170 is a two-part general purpose encapsulant.  The black silicone features good flow, is flame resistant and is available in a fast cure form. Sylgard 170 offers flexibility in curing with room temperature or heat accelerated options.

DC 170 provides moderate thermal conductivity, and is both UL recognized and Mil Spec approved.  Additional characteristics of the Dow Corning 170 solventless silicone include oxidation resistance, thermosetting, UV resistance, and high- and low-temperature stability. 

For more information about Dow Corning’s 170 Silicone Elastomer, contact Krayden, Inc., authorized Dow Corning distributor.

Categories: DC 170, Dow Corning 170, Elastomer, Fast cure, Low cost silicone, Sylgard 170


Krayden, Inc. is a stocking distributor featuring adhesives, sealants, encapsulates, coatings, solder, solder chemicals, release agents, dispensing equipment and supplies with locations throughout the United States and five locations serving Mexico. The company has been named Dow Corning Electronics’ Distributor of the year in 2008 2009 and 2010, and represents only the leaders in the engineered materials industry. Krayden is fully supported by its manufacturers as well as committed to updating its customers' about new products for their applications. The company’s inventory is constantly being monitored for quality and shelf life at all locations. Krayden has the ability to customize its inventory based on customer’s requirements, and it prides itself on having technical knowledge of its product lines.

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