AUTOMOTIVE Dicronite dry lubrication is valued by the automotive industry for its ultra-low friction, precision tolerances and wide temperature range. As a result, Dicronite is used to reduce friction and heat and increase performance in a broad range of automotive applications. Companies including Ford, Delphi and Eaton, as well as Eco-Team FH-Trier and several F-1 teams use Dicronite dry lubrication for: • Gears • Valves • Camshafts and Crankshafts • Bearings • Drivetrain components AVIATION: Dicronite dry lubrication is valued by the aviation industry for its ultra-low friction, precision tolerances and wide temperature range, as well as its low temperature application process which does not affect the more exotic metals used in cutting-edge aviation and defense applications. Companies including Boeing, EADS, General Dynamics and Parker Hannifin use Dicronite dry lubrication for: • Hydraulic valve and connector lubrication • Anti-galling/anti-seize protection for connectors, fasteners and rivets • Flanges and couplings in fueling systems FOOD PROCESSING Dicronite dry lubrication’s biocompatibility per ISO-10993 and FDA repeat use and USDA incidental contact approvals have lead to it’s use in the food processing industy. Companies including American Can and General Mills rely on Dicronite dry lubrication for: • Seaming and forming equipment to minimize wear and increase preventative maintenance intervals • Food packaging equipment to minimize equipment jams and increase production rates  MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT Dicronite dry lubrication is used by the mechanical equipment industry for applications where reducing friction and heat and improving performance are critical. Companies including Timken, New Hampshire Ball Bearing, Halliburton and Tyco use Dicronite dry lubrication for: • Rotating and linear bearings (steel and ceramic) • Gears and rotating pump components • Fasteners for anti-seize and torque reduction MEDICAL/ PHARMACEUTICAL With its compliance to ISO 10993 biocompatibility and USP Class 6 standards, and resistance to aggressive sterilization procedures, Dicronite dry lubrication provides reliable, proven performance for the medical and pharmaceutical industry. Companies including W.L. Gore, Medtronic, BD and Unilever use Dicronite dry lubrication for: • Producing sophisticated precision molded drug delivery devices • Increasing production line throughput by reducing container sticking in sorting and filling equipment • Decreasing friction in endosurgery tools and insertion devices PLASTICS  Dicronite dry lubrication’s proven ability to increase flow and speed- up release, resulting from its high lubricity and precision tolerance, coupled with low application temperature and non flaking properties, make it the plastics industry’s key dry lubrication technology. Companies including GE Plastics, Tyco, Bemis, Hayward Industrial Plastics and Univac use Dicronite dry lubrication for: • Reducing reject rates for low draft or undercut parts such as caps and closures • Reducing cycle times due to improved release • Increasing uptime due to less wear on pins, bushings and mold surfaces • As a co-deposit to improve the performance of TiN, CrN, CrC, and other surface treatments   SEMICONDUCTOR With its precise lubrication tolerances, superior performance under vacuum conditions and strong adhesion (non- contaminating), Dicronite dry lubrication is valued for its ability to meet the stringent performance requirements of the semiconductor equipment industry. Companies including Applied Materials, Novellus, Parker Hannifin and RJM Semiconductor use Dicronite dry lubrication for: • Linear bearings • Micro-gears • Vacuum pump equipment • Fasteners SPACE Dicronite dry lubrication’s low outgassing, precision tolerance and functionality under wide temperature and vacuum ranges have  lead to it’s widespread use in space applications. The Mars Rover Explorer and the US Space Shuttle rely on Dicronite dry lubrication for sliding and rotating components. In ground-based space exploration, the Max Planck Institute’s infra-red detectors rely on Dicronite dry lubrication for the linear and rotational actuators operating at cryogenic temperatures. • Instrument deployment device lubrication on the Mars Explorer Rover • Precision roller bearings in satellites • Linear and rotational cryogenic actuators in infrared detectors VACUUM ENVIRONMENTS Widely used for its high performance under vacuum conditions (µ stable under vacuum), wide temperature range (cryogenic to +1316°C at 10-14 torr) and precision thickness (0.5 micron maximum), Dicronite is the vacuum equipment industry’s top dry lubrication technology. Companies including NASA, General Dynamics and Lockheed rely on Dicronite dry lubrication for: • Vacuum pump bearing lubrication • Linear and rotational motion devices in satellites and space vehicles • Lubrication and fretting reduction - titanium and stainless electron microscope components • Actuators and valves Products Processed to: DOD-L-85645 A Type 1 AMS 2530A 20 Millionths thick, no curing Industries Served