Recommended Wire Rope Lubricants Specification
Rope Services Direct recommend using lubrication. For instance the Tygris Chain and wire rope lubricant. Therefore you should use it with all of our wire ropes. Because it ensures longevity. Also notably the lubricant comes under the bracket of Industrial Maintenance Aerosols. In addition the wire rope lubricants specification follows for your convenience.
Chain & Wire Rope Lubricant R220 Key Properties
It lubricates and also extends the life of chains and wire ropes.
This is a heavy duty, molybdenum disulphide reinforced lubricant. It penetrates deeply into drive chains and also wire ropes to give long lasting lubrication. Not to mention preventing corrosion, wear and chain elongation. It gives outstanding performance under extreme load and is also resistant to fling off.
Use on chain blocks as well as drive chains, fork lift chains and wire ropes.
Extreme pressure additives especially 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. Firstly you should 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.
See below for the complete specification on this product. Including hazard identification, composition and first aid. Not to mention exposure control, regulatory information and more.
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