Recommended Wire Rope Lubricants Specification
Rope Services Direct Recommend using the Tygris Chain & wire rope lubricant for all our wire ropes to ensure longevity. The lubricant comes under the bracket of Industrial Maintenance Aerosols – wire rope lubricants specification follows for your convenience.
Chain & Wire Rope Lubricant R220 Key Properties
Lubricates and extends the life of chains and wire ropes.
A heavy duty, molybdenum disulphide reinforced lubricant which penetrates deeply into drive chains and wire ropes to give long lasting lubrication, preventing corrosion, wear and chain elongation. It gives outstanding performance under extreme load and is resistant to fling off.
Use on chain blocks, drive chains, fork lift chains and wire ropes
Extreme pressure additives for heavy loads
Excellent lubrication properties
Resistant to flinging off
Only a thin film is left on the surface for corrosion prevention
High resistance to wash off
Appearance: Brown foaming spray
Odour: Oily solvent
Contents: Blend of mineral oils, molybdenum disulphide, bitumen, xylene, white spirit, extreme pressure and dewatering additives, solvent and hydrocarbon propellants. No silicones
Storage: Below 50˚C
Flash Point: <0˚C
Temperature range: -10˚ to 180˚C
Relative Density: 0.845
Solubility: Insoluble in water
Pack Sizes: 12 x 400ml cans
Directions for Use: Shake can well before use. Spray onto surface to be treated from 15-30cm, allow to penetrate and wipe off excess with a cloth. After use, invert the can and spray to clear nozzle.
For the complete specification on this product including hazard identification, composition, first aid, exposure control, regulatory information and more; you can view a PDF below.