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Lubrication, whether in a lubricating oil or grease, is based on the same key principle: building an oil film between two mating surfaces that move relative to each other in order to separate the surfaces and prevent them from touching. Achieving this goal reduces friction and can help to prevent wear caused by direct surface-to-surface contacts. This article from Exxonmobil explains the basics of lubricating grease.

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Article contents

  • It’s all about the oil film
  • Benefits of synthetics
  • Grease performance retention
  • Consistency
  • Mechanical stability
  • Thermal-oxidative stability
  • Summary

ExxonMobil Lubricants and Specialties

Mobil Industrial Lubricants: A Legacy of Innovation, Advanced Technology and Productivity

For more than a century, the team behind Mobil Industrial Lubricants has been delivering premium products and comprehensive maintenance solutions that help companies boost productivity, enhance the performance and life of their equipment, increase profitability, reduce downtime, and stay ahead of the competition.

Today, Mobil Industrial Lubricants are used extensively in many industrial market sectors – including power generation, general manufacturing, metal working, food and beverage processing, pulp and paper, cement, construction, metals and mining.

Proven Synthetic Technology

For companies that rely on equipment that is often subjected to extreme operating conditions, such as high temperatures, extreme loads and pressures, excessive moisture or high speeds, Mobil SHC lubricants and greases offer an ideal solution.  That’s because they are formulated with application specific performance in mind and are designed to deliver exceptional lubrication, helping to reduce operating temperatures, minimize component wear and extend oil change intervals compared to Exxon Mobil’s conventional mineral oil based products.

In fact, Mobil SHC products are endorsed for use in over 5,800 applications by more than 1,100 major equipment builders around the world for exclusive or preferential use.

To learn more about how Mobil Industrial Lubricants can help unleash your productivity and enhance the performance of your company’s equipment, please visit our website.

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