Dow Corning Corporation



Dow Corning Corporation

Dow Corning Corp.

High Performance Building Solutions from a Global Leader

With innovative silicon-based specialty solutions that enable sustainable building designs for energy performance, comfort, health and safety, you can count on Dow Corning High Performance Building Solutions to help you meet your construction needs.

With more than 70 years of global industry experience, Dow Corning is a world leader in the creation of innovative materials and systems based on proven silicone technology. In addition to the broad line of high-performance silicone sealants, adhesives and weatherproof coatings for new construction and renovation applications, Dow Corning offers:

Solutions for sustainable building – Architects and builders count on our continuing innovations that meet the ever-more-demanding challenges of the 21st century – innovations such as:

  • High-performance insulation materials that expand design freedom
  • A water-based 100% silicone air barrier system to extend building envelope protection
  • A fast-curing, 1:1 mix ratio structural glazing sealant that improves productivity both in-shop and on-site

Technical expertise, service and support – Technical resources and expertise of the world's largest silicone producer are available from construction materials specialists at state-of-the-art technical service centers around the world to ensure you and your customers get exactly what you need, when and where you need it.

Reliable supplyDow Corning's global presence provides a dependable, consistent supply of our silicone construction materials worldwide. In addition to a large network of distributors, we have 62 offices and manufacturing locations around the globe.

Proven Silicone Products for Your Buildings

Look to trusted Dow Corning® brand construction sealants for the advantages of silicone.

  • Virtually unaffected by sunlight, ozone, rain, snow or temperature extremes
  • Remain flexible and maintain adhesion, even while being stretched or compressed
  • Resist cracks, splits or tears
  • Apply easily over a wide temperature range

Because of their durability and quality, silicones are a technology of choice in construction – silicone sealants have capabilities organic sealants cannot match. With urethane joint sealants and acrylic coatings, you can expect premature and costly renovations. Silicone materials from Dow Corning provide the proven, long-life durability you need for your building projects.

Structural silicone glazing – High-performance structural silicone glazing products from Dow Corning enable almost unlimited creativity and design potential to enhance the aesthetic appeal of commercial buildings, giving architects and designers a tool to create some of the world's most distinctive and beautiful buildings. This effective, proven and economical technology produces visually striking results while providing outstanding movement capability and excellent durability.

Weathersealing – Silicone weathersealing products from Dow Corning can help you create a durable, protective envelope around your construction projects. The life expectancy of Dow Corning® silicone sealants is typically three times longer than organic materials in the same applications. Rely on silicone weatherproofing materials to minimize nature's toll on your building projects.

Service and Support Ensure Your Project Success

Superior Construction Project Support

Dow Corning High Performance Building Solutions brings you a superior level of expertise and technical resources, including state-of-the-art construction testing laboratories.

  • Online project tracking to simplify management and facilitate information-sharing, collaboration and project-planning
  • Adhesion, compatibility and stain testing and analytical services
  • Bid specifications, blueprint review, and building specification review and revision
  • Construction mock-up program and custom designs
  • Sealant application training

Dow Corning Warranty Programs

Combine the commitment of the world leader in silicone technology with the proven, long-life performance of silicone construction materials, and it is not surprising that Dow Corning offers project-specific product warranties much longer than those typically offered by non-silicone competitors.

  • Structural Adhesion Limited Warranty – 20-year Limited Warranty
  • Weatherseal Limited Warranty – 20-year Limited Warranty
  • Other project-specific limited warranties

The Power of Collaboration

By working together – applying our silicon-based materials expertise, construction industry experience, global R&D, and manufacturing and supply chain capabilities to high performance building challenges – we can create innovative solutions with the potential to:

  • Enable the design of eco-positive, iconic buildings
  • Improve the comfort, health, safety and productivity of building occupants
  • Reduce energy consumption and utility costs
  • Enable “Net-Zero” buildings
  • Save money, time and labor in construction and maintenance
  • Extend the life cycle of buildings, reducing their lifetime costs

With your building design and construction expertise and our silicone technology expertise, we can innovate the next generation of building projects together.

Dow Corning at a Glance

Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company’s Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside the United States.

Dow Corning Corporation
Corporate Center
PO Box 994
Midland, MI 48686
Tel: (989) 496-6000
Toll-free: (800) 322-8723
Web site: http://www.dowcorning.com/construction