MOLYKOTE® Assembly Pastes

G-Rapid plus

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Type Assembly and running-in paste containing a synergetic mixture of solid lubricants with extremely low coefficient of friction.
Typical applications Assembly and running-in of plain bearings, sliding surfaces, spindles, gears etc., press-fitting of rolling element bearings, wheels and flanges.
Properties
  • Very high pressure resistance
  • Extremely low coefficient of friction
  • Prevents fretting corrosion, scuffing and stick-slip
  • Reduces formation of fretting corrosion
  • Good adhesion (in aerosol form no rubbing-in required)
  • Provides emergency lubrication
  • Aids disassembly
Physical/chemical data
Colour Black
Composition
  • Solid lubricants
  • Mineral oil
  • Thickener
Consistency, density
Unworked penetration, mm/10 255 - 275
Density at 20 °C, g/ml 1.40
Temperature
Service temperature range,°C -35 to +450
Load carrying capacity, wear protection, service life
Four-ball tester (DN 51350 pt. 4)
Weld load, N 5300
Almen Wieland machine, OK load, N 20000
Coefficient of friction
in bolted connection M12, 8.8, with blackened surface (Erichsen tester)
µ thread 0.10
µ head 0.06
Press-fit-test, µ 0.05, no scatter
Resistance
Water resistance, static (DIN 51807 pt. 1), evaluation 1 - 90
Storage life, years 5
Technical data sheet, no. 71-0084-01
Application method Apply thinly and evenly to clean surface using a brush, lint-free cloth or chamois leather.
When sprayed on, burnishing not necessary.
Packages Aerosols: 300 and 400 ml
Tube: 50 g
Tins: 250 g, 1 kg
Containers: 5 and 25 kg
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