Appliances

Dow Elastomers supports brand owners, designers and manufacturers with solutions for residential and commercial appliances to help satisfy a range of high performance requirements that meet - and even exceed - consumer needs. Our solutions can provide alternatives to traditionally used materials, increasing the potential for sustainable options that today's brand owners, manufacturers and consumers demand.

Our portfolio of resins for appliances includes:

Exceptionally versatile, these resins can be used in formulations for a wide range of applications, such as:

  • Flexible gaskets and seals for appliances like refrigerators and washing machines
  • Flexible tubes and hoses in liquid dispensing equipment such as coffee makers, or wherever food contact and potable water compliance is needed
  • Impact modifiers for rigid cases made with polypropylene or other engineering plastics
  • Soft touch grips for small appliances including hair dryers and electric tooth brushes

Dow Elastomers solutions for appliances offer multiple benefits including:

  • PVC-free and styrene-free solutions for a more sustainable offering in appliances
  • High impact strength resulting in reduced brittleness in a wide temperature range
  • Increased energy efficiency particularly for appliances door gaskets
  • Ease of recycling facilitating the use of post-industrial and post-consumer polyolefin materials

To find out more about Dow's solutions for appliances, please see the literature section below or contact a Dow representative.

pdf icon ENGAGE™ Product Selection Guide
English/Letter (90.48 KB PDF)  English/A4 (90.86 KB PDF)  Chinese Simplified (241.31 KB PDF)
pdf icon Dow Solutions for Tubes and Hoses
English/Letter (1.11 MB PDF)  English/A4 (355.49 KB PDF) 
pdf icon INFUSE™ Olefin Block Copolymers Product Selection Guide
English/Letter (115.93 KB PDF)  English/A4 (115.81 KB PDF)  Chinese Simplified (244.45 KB PDF)
pdf icon INFUSE™ Olefin Block Copolymers: Quick Reference Guide
English/Letter (226.75 Kb PDF)  English/A4 (231.46 KB PDF)