Automotive Appearance

Silicones are widely used in automotive appearance products. Silicones provide shine/gloss, water beading, water sheeting and protective/restorative properties to vinyl, rubber and plastic surfaces.  Southern Silicones offers a distinctive and comprehensive line of silicone materials to formulators of automotive appearance products.  All of the following materials are water-based emulsions or microemulsions.

 

Category:  Tire Dressings

  • E600:  excellent general purpose tire dressing base - 60% solids emulsion of 350 cst silicone fluid
  • E658:  add durability and shine depth to standard tire dressings - 55% solids emulsion of 10,000 cst silicone fluid
  • E679:  fully formulated tire dressing concentrate - 60% total solids emulsion of a select blend of silicone polymers
  • E676:  high gloss tire dressing base - 63% solids emulsion of medium viscosity silicone fluids
  • E1665:  improved detergent resistance tire dressing base - 62% solids cationic emulsion of 1,000 cst silicone fluid
  • E501N:  ultra high durability tire dressing base - 53% solids unique emulsion of 1,000 cst silicone fluid
  • ME40:  add durability and detergent resistance to standard tire dressings - 50% solids emulsion of aminosilicone

Category:  Rinse Aids

  • Q70:  excellent base for high performance rinse/wax products - 70% solids microemulsion of a silicone quat
  • E1665:  good base for opaque rinse/wax products - 62% solids cationic emulsion of 1,000 cst silicone fluid
  • ME64:  add gloss and sheeting action to rinse/wax products - 50% solids microemulsion of hydrophilic silicone polymer

Category:  Vinyl/Rubber/Plastic Protectants

  • E600:  good all purpose base for exterior/interior trim protectants/rejuvenators - 60% solids emulsion of 350 cst silicone fluid
  • E679:  improved durability and detergent resistance 60% total solids emulsion of multiple silicone polymers
  • E501N:  very high durability and detergent resistance - 53% solids unique emulsion of 1,000 cst silicone fluid