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2021.05.05

A breakthrough in full vision glazing  

Join our interactive LIVE session on DOWSIL™ Crystal Clear Spacer 

Midland, Michigan – May 05 – Our fascination with glass continues, allowing us to connect the inside with the outside with frameless systems that permit unlimited and uninterrupted vision. Designs in glass have become increasingly popular due to their aesthetically pleasing appearance when used for applications with architectural impact or for utility appliances with doors or side elements. One particular example where greater transparency and full vision can be achieved is commercial refrigerator doors. Dow has introduced a flexible, optically clear, spacer for connecting glass, named DOWSIL™ Crystal Clear Spacer. Insulating glass with full transparency with a potential for use in a variety of glass designs and connections is now a reality. 

This silicone spacer is intended for use in the assembly of air-filled insulating glass. Flexibility and movement accommodation are just two of the key features. It is chemically reactive and builds full adhesion almost instantly. Easy, efficient and durable – it is an ideal solution for commercial refrigerator doors, where good product visibility in a retail environment is desirable and is also suitable for many other glass applications. Supplied ready to use, its inherent flexibility offers durability and reduces the risk of glass breakage. 

Need to enhance energy efficiency? DOWSIL™ Crystal Clear Spacer provides a very low thermal conductivity and can enhance the performance of energy efficient glazing systems. Different spacer dimensions are available to help enable creative flat and curved glass designs.

Dow is pleased to invite you on a live and interactive journey to discover the application, usage and potential of ‘DOWSIL™ Crystal Clear Spacer’ on 20 May 2021 at 11am CET. Participants are invited to register online. For more information on this latest technology, please visit dow.com/crystalclearspacer.

About Dow Building & Infrastructure

Dow Building & Infrastructure, part of Dow Consumer Solutions, collaborates with industry professionals around the world to develop solutions to enhance design and aesthetics, increase durability, advance the energy efficiency of buildings, and improve the health and safety of building occupants. Taking a holistic approach, Dow brings together expertise from across the company to help customers find solutions to a wide range of high-performance building challenges. Featuring DOWSIL™ brand products Dow’s high-performance building solutions include proven materials for structural and protective glazing, weatherproofing, insulating glass, window and door fabrication, and building materials protection, as well as innovations for high-efficiency insulation, lighting, and the incorporation of photovoltaic cells and solar panels into building design. Visit dow.com/construction to learn more.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovationand leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

For further information contact:

Valeria Perazzini
High Performance Building
Tel: +0041 79 88 67 434
vperazzini@dow.com