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New water-washout-resistant Molykote® G-1502FM Synthetic Bearing and Gear Grease resists spray-off to reduce wear and corrosion in water-rich applications
Midland, Michigan, USA – Dow Corning Corporation, a global
leader in silicone and silicon-based technology and innovation, is introducing
new Molykote® G-1502FM Synthetic Bearing and Gear Grease as an
effective, water-resistant lubricating solution for equipment operating in
water-rich environments. Tested and proven to be tenaciously tacky, the new
grease is formulated to resist spray-off, reduce wear and corrosion, and help
users lower equipment maintenance costs.
“Our customers really drove the development of new
Synthetic Bearing and Gear Grease (PDF), as they identified
performance shortcomings of traditional greases offered for water-rich
environments,” said Phil Grellier, Global Market Manager for Dow Corning
Industrial Assembly and Maintenance Solutions. “Seeing gaps in water-resistant
greases for such industries as food and beverage machinery, pulp and paper
processing equipment, water management, and others, Molykote®
lubrication experts developed an exact solution to address these issues.”
Especially formulated to stay in place even with high-pressure equipment
wash-down, the new grease outperformed other greases in ASTM D tests for water
spray-off, wear and corrosion. In fact, the new Molykote® brand grease
demonstrated an ability to minimize lubrication loss and wear scar at typical
speeds, as well as in four-ball wear testing at slower (100 rpm) speeds.
Corrosion tests showed an ability to reduce rust by as much as 95
Grellier said the high-performance attributes of the new Molykote®
G-1502FM Synthetic Bearing and Gear Grease also were put to the test in the
field. A food-production facility in the United States compared how this new
water-resistant grease from Dow Corning performed against the lubricating
greases the facility had traditionally used for water-rich environments. The
results were dramatic, as conveyor lubrication material and labor costs were
reduced by more than 80 percent, and increased reliability helped the user
reduce relubrication work orders by 75 percent.
“The grease-development test results, as well as customer field experience, are
documented in a
G-1502FM Synthetic Bearing and Gear Grease product information sheet (PDF) available for download,”
,Grellier said. “And you can see video of the grease in action.”
“As an expert in technology-driven solutions for severe-duty conditions,
Dow Corning can help meet specific industry and regulatory requirements
with a full range of proven, effective lubricating, bonding, sealing and
insulating options”, Grellier said.
Discover the benefits of Molykote® G-1502FM Synthetic Bearing and Gear Grease
at dowcorning.com/tacky. To learn
brand Smart Lubrication™ solutions or other Dow Corning
Industrial Assembly and Maintenance Solutions, visit dowcorning.com/IAM.
About Dow Corning
Dow Corning (dowcorning.com) provides
performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000
customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and
innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services
through the Dow Corning® and
XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is
equally owned by The Dow
Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of
Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside the United States.
Molykote® brand Smart Lubrication™ from Dow Corning
For more than 60 years, customers around the world have trusted the
Molykote® brand for performance and expertise to solve or prevent
virtually any lubrication problem and to save energy through Smart
Lubrication™. Molykote solutions are available through a global
network of more than 3,000 channel partners. For more information, visit molykote.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dow Corning, Molykote and XIAMETER are registered trademarks
of Dow Corning Corporation.
Smart Lubrication is a trademark of Dow Corning Corporation.