MOLYKOTE® Thread Pastes


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Type High temperature solid lubricant paste for bolted connections.
Typical applications Nuts, bolts and studs subjected to high temperatures, corrosive environment, and requiring frequent disassembly and retightening.
  • Improves sealing of threads
  • Excellent corrosion protection
  • Provides correct and consistant torque/ tension relationship, even after repeated disassembly and retightening
  • Prevents seizure after long exposure to high temperatures
  • Effective also at very high temperatures
Physical/chemical data
Colour Brown
  • Solid lubricants
  • Mineral oil
  • Thickener
  • Powdered metal
Consistency, density
Unworked penetration, mm/10 280 - 310
Density at 20 °C, g/ml 1.26
Service temperature range,°C -30 to +650
Load carrying capacity, wear protection, service life
Four-ball tester (DN 51350 pt. 4)
Weld load, N 4800
Almen Wieland machine, OK load, N 20000
Coefficient of friction
in bolted connection M12, 8.8, with blackened surface (Erichsen tester)
µ thread 0.13
µ head 0.08
Water resistance, static (DIN 51807 pt. 1), evaluation 1 - 90
Storage life, years 5
Technical data sheet, no. 71-0218-01
Application method Rub sufficient quantity of paste into the cleaned threads in order to achieve a good seal.
Excess need not be removed.
Do not mix with greases or oils.
Packages Aerosol: 400 ml
Tube: 100 g
Tins: 250 g, 1 kg
Containers: 5, 25 kg
Drum: 180 kg
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