New ROCOL SAPPHIRE Ultra grease likes it hot

Lubrication specialist ROCOL has introduced a new, long-lasting grease that will remain operational for long periods at temperatures up to 280oC.

Unlike traditional greases, SAPPHIRE Ultra is designed to dramatically lengthen relubrication periods and give maximum performance in plain and roller bearings, small gears, slides, pins, valves, screws and plungers across a wide temperature range.

Its perfluoropolyether (PFPE) base oil gives it high resistance to water washout and a non-toxic formulation means that it has no detrimental effect on rubber, plastic or metal. These attributes combined with its high temperature performance make it perfect for use in applications such as paint stoving ovens and corrugators used in the manufacture of cardboard.

A NLGI No.2 PFPE based lubricant which lengthens re-lubrication periods dramatically due to its ability to resist degradation in hostile conditions, SAPPHIRE Ultra also has extreme resistance to aggressive chemicals and strong oxidising agents.

ROCOL International Sales Manager Simon Parnell has been involved in the development of SAPPHIRE Ultra from the beginning. He said, “We are really excited about the benefits SAPPHIRE Ultra can offer in high temperature environments. It offers superior performance under extreme pressure and provides excellent cost effectiveness by extending the interval between applications, all of which helps to reduce machinery downtime and labour costs. Capable of operating in a temperature range of -25oC to +280OC, coupled with a weld load of 620kg, SAPPHIRE Ultra is a must in challenging production environments where extreme conditions are the norm.”

Compatible with other perfluoropolyether greases, SAPPHIRE Ultra does not contain any mineral hydrocarbons, animal derived materials, nut oils or genetically modified ingredients.

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