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  • 09
  • Jun2017

Lithium Complex Greases – High Temperatures Welcome

High temperatures and extreme pressure environments a part of your business?  No worries, G-MAN® keeps you cool and slick with its series of Lithium Complex Greases.  G-MAN® Lithium Complex Greases provide strong adherence and mechanical stability, creating powerful resistance to shear and oil separation.  Mechanical stability, often referred to as shear stability, is how effectively the grease remains consistent […]

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  • 01
  • Jun2017

Lubricating slow moving gears and gear mesh

Lubricating an enclosed gear, slow-moving gear, or gear mesh?  When gear drives operate under low rotational velocities, “slow speed wear” can arise. Slow speed wear results in the geometry of the working face of gear teeth changing shape. As a result, the gear can fail. PolySi® Lubricants’ G-MAN® PST-415 was designed for lubricating slow-moving gear […]

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  • 08
  • Aug2016

Lube Away Car Arm Rest Squeaks

You slide into your new car with your Venti coffee. You are in your zen from your car sound system until you hear that awful squeak that occurs when you put your arm on the door armrest. Why does your car armrest squeak? Armrest squeaks are a common car assembly problem that is caused by […]

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  • 16
  • Feb2016

Improving grease dispensing accuracy

Does your current grease dispensing mechanism give you accurate deposits without extra maintenance?  Can you apply consistent amounts of lubricant without spending time and money on downtime, rework, and cleanup?  Just a slight change in the flash of a dispensing unit, such as the tip of a syringe, can make grease output differ.  There are […]

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  • 22
  • Jan2016

Non-Silicone Dielectric Grease Options

Environments where silicone can’t be present, and a dielectric grease is needed, call for a non-silicone dielectric grease to be used.  Non-silicone dielectric greases are similar to silicone dielectric greases but don’t have silicone to ensure material compatibility.  Non-silicone dielectric greases have excellent water washout properties, a wide temperature range, and are compatible with most […]

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  • 23
  • Jun2015

PFPE Greases stand up to Harsh Environments

Late for a meeting and the printer isn’t working because the fuser burned out. You cry out, “Why isn’t there a good PFPE grease on the printer fuser?!” PFPEs are a family of fluorinated synthetic fluids that are used to formulate thermo-oxidatively stable lubricants. PFPE Greases are designed for harsh environments, and are used on […]

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  • 23
  • Apr2015

H1 Lubricants Keep the Beer Flowing…

Need lubricant trivia for the next cookout at the neighbor’s house? Try this: What do Anheuser-Busch and Kraft Foods have in common? Answer: They both need H1 Grease in their processing facilities. H1 Lubricants are registered by NSF and based on meeting regulatory requirements including FDA 21 CFR for appropriate use, ingredient and labeling review. […]

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  • 25
  • Feb2015

Lubing Leaky Faucets

The alarm jolts me from my slumber…no wait, it’s my daughter shaking me to tell me the faucet is leaking. Been in my home 13 years, yep, that’s about right for plumbing repairs to start kicking in. Just as we age, O-rings can age and dry out if they don’t have the proper lubricant. When […]

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  • 22
  • Jan2015

Starter Motor Grease- what kind of grease do I need?

Vortex blasts, bitter cold temperatures, snow storms, and cars that don’t start…the joys of winter. These extreme conditions can really cause havoc on starter motors if they are not lubricated with the right starter motor grease. Greases are typically comprised of a base oil, thickening system, and additives. Older technology greases that utilize mineral (crude-based) […]

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  • 13
  • Jan2015

Brake Grease Blues; What is important in a Brake Grease?

Brake Grease Blues; What is important in a Brake Grease?

During my morning commute to work, I idled up to a stop light only to hear a very nice sports car making a loud SCREECHING noise as it rolled up next to me. Wow, screeching brakes on a hot car really kills a look. That screeching noise was from brakes in need of the right […]

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