DOWTHERM™/SYLTHERM†1 Annual Fluid Analysis

The DOWTHERM™/SYLTHERM Fluid Analysis Program tracks fluid performance over time to minimize unnecessary operational and fluid replacement costs. Dow’s fluid testing is the most comprehensive fluid analysis and reporting. Regular analysis and fluid maintenance support increases system reliability, reduces down time and costs.

This convenient service helps you to avoid problems including:

  • Inadequate heating/cooling performance
  • Inefficient operation and high operating cost
  • System fouling, component damage
  • Lost productivity due to unscheduled downtime
  • Unplanned cleaning and maintenance expense
  • Higher than normal makeup fluid requirements
  • Premature fluid changeout and resulting replacement expense.

The free Fluid Analysis Program is offered to qualified customers currently using Dow heat transfer fluids and coolants. A customer qualifies for this program if the sample being submitted comes from a system which contains the following Dow products and volumes:

Product Volume (minimum)
DOWTHERM synthetic organic fluids 5 MT
SYLTHERM silicone based fluids 5 MT

DOWTHERM/SYLTHERM Sample Analysis - Shipping Information

The analysis of DOWTHERM/SYLTHERM is conducted at a Dow Thermal Fluids laboratory. Typically, within two weeks of receiving the sample, Dow will provide a "performance profile" of your fluid via email or fax as requested by you, the customer.

To ship a sample of DOWTHERM/SYLTHERM fluid for analysis, please follow the following guidelines by region:

Asia Pacific: Please contact your Dow sales representative. They will provide a sample shipping kit that can be filled and mailed to the Dow Thermal Fluids Laboratory.

Europe: Customers are asked to fill a glass container of approximately 8 oz of fluid, seal securely to prevent leakage. This container should be labeled with the type of fluid, customer name, contact name and telephone number. Fluid to be analyzed should be sent to: Dow Benelux NV, Heat Transfer Fluid Testing Laboratory, Oude Maasweg 4, 3197 KJ Rotterdam Botlek, The Netherlands Tel:++31 (0) 10 295 8651

North America: A sample kit is sent to current sampling customers once per year. The sample shipping kit includes everything needed to package and ship the sample, as well as sampling instructions and a system information sheet. If you have not received a sample shipping kit and would like one sent to you, Contact us for a DOWTHERM/SYLTHERM shipping kit to be sent to you.

Latin America: Customers are asked to fill a glass container of approximately 8 oz of fluid, seal securely to prevent leakage. This container should be labeled with the type of fluid, customer name, contact name and telephone number. Fluid to be analyzed should be sent to: Thiago Vinicius Alonso, Technical Support, Thermal Fluids, The Dow Chemical Company, Rua Alexandre Dumas 1671, Sao Paulo - SP – Brasil, CEP 04717-903 Tel: 555 11 1588 9383.

India/ Middle East/ Africa: Please contact your Dow representative to find out availability.

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1 Dow is a distributor of SYLTHERM products manufactured by Dow Corning Corporation.