Krytox™ Performance Lubricants for Sintered Bearings.

Lubrication of sintered bearings, with their thirsty capillary channels, requires high-quality oils and greases that will ensure smooth-running lubricity and consistent viscosity for the full use-life of the machine. Krytox™ perfluoropolyether- (PFPE-) based synthetic lubricants were made for this tough job.

The combination of characteristics associated with Krytox™ Performance Lubricants has been shown to outperform hydrocarbon-based lubricants. Whether your sintered bearings are metal, ceramic or polymer-based, Krytox™ lubricants provide:

  •  Superior film-forming capability—for a thicker oil layer and reduced wear
  • Extreme resistance to oxidation—Krytox™ PFPE oil, combined with advanced, high-efficiency Teflon™ PTFE thickener will not oxidize and gum up with age, nor break down with shear
  • Extreme temperature performance—will not break down in the high temperatures of electric motor applications (-51 °C to 200 °C [-60 °F to 392 °F ])
  • Krytox™ lubricants are water-resistant, non-flammable and chemically inert
  • Fill-for-life potential—typically, no need to re-lubricate bearings during the lifetime of the electric motor
  • Excellent anticorrosion additives resist corrosion and rust during storage and in wet environments
  • Krytox™ grease is compatible with most metals and seals but requires removal of all old lubricants from the motor bearings before application

Krytox™ oils and greases have earned their field-proven reputation for rock-solid, long-term dependability in a variety of sintered bearing applications such as lubed-for-life sintered roller and roll-neck bearings in electric motors, automotive components, computer peripherals and other machinery. In extreme temperatures, in high moisture and caustic chemical environments, where lubed-for-life lubrication is required, Krytox™ Performance Lubricants can help. 


>> Learn more about the use of Krytox™ oils and greases in Lubed-For-Life bearing applications

Case Study
Case Study

See how the Cariboo Pulp and Paper Plant extended the service life of their electric motor bearings while eliminating the need for a re-lubrication process by switching to Krytox™ AUT 2E45 grease.

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