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Not Recommended-Silicone grease use on electrical connectors

Not Recommended-Silicone grease use on electrical connectors

Silicone oils are dielectric and so is silicone grease, silicone is generally low cost and widely available. However we do not recommend using any silicone based lubricant for use on electrical connectors or contacts. Why is this? It’s a fundamental disagreement in theory between ourselves and other companies that offer…

Electronic Parking Brake Switch Lubrication-Case Study

Electronic Parking Brake Switch Lubrication-Case Study

Small applications of synthetic grease are very important throughout a modern vehicle and the interior is no different. In this case study we will focus on an Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) switch lubrication application; sometimes EPB devices are referred to as E-Brake. Throughout the interior of a vehicle, lubricants reduce…

Base oil temperature capability information

Base oil temperature capability information

We have a number of base oils to select from when formulating a grease. Quite often the first way to start the product selection process is ruling out grease that doesn’t have the temperature capability that is required in your application. The chart featured on this page gives the reader…

Precision tooling lead screw lubrication-Case Study

Precision tooling lead screw lubrication-Case Study

A manufacturer of diamond cutting tools for ultra-precision and optical manufacturing applications was having lubrication issues with leads screws in their custom-built cutting machines. The screw drive system controls the device table so a smooth movement is crucial. The competitor grease was not performing well, there was a ‘stick-slip’ issue…

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