Browse Publications Technical Papers 2004-28-0082
2004-01-16

An Improved Multipurpose Grease For Automotive Applications 2004-28-0082

Multipurpose greases are widely used in all automotive applications. These greases should primarily have high dropping point, good shear stability, good resistance to thermal and oxidation degradation, excellent water resistance and good compatibility with other conventional greases. ASTM D-4950 categorises the automotive greases into two classes i.e., Wheel bearing greases and Chassis greases. The GC-LB category of specification is regarded as the highest performance level for automotive greases.
In view of the critical application requirement, IOC R&D Centre has developed a high performance multipurpose grease for automotive applications. This grease has been developed in lithium complex soap doped in high viscosity refined mineral oil. This grease possesses high dropping point, good shear stability and good extreme pressure and anti-wear characteristics which are necessarily required for automotive applications. It is compatible with most other thickener systems.
Requirements as per GC-LB specification along with physico-chemical data of the improved multipurpose grease against the GC-LB specification is discussed in this paper.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 18% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Download multiple Technical Papers each year? TechSelect is a cost-effective subscription option to select and download 12-100 full-text Technical Papers per year. Find more information here.
We also recommend:
TECHNICAL PAPER

SmartPlay Studio: A Connected Infotainment Development

2019-28-2440

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

History of Motor Sports and Its Role in Education

962508

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

Undergraduate Engineering Education - Identifying the Need for Change

2005-01-1797

View Details

X