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Product Code: GLC

Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease
NLGI #2

Lithium Complex - Extreme Pressure

Reduces friction and wear in high-speed, high-temperature components like wheel bearings and electric motors. Keeps components running clean and trouble free for outstanding performance and long life. NLGI #2 is the primary wheel bearing recommendation.

AMSOIL Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease is qualified against the highest grease standards and designed for multiple-use applications. Composed of premium-quality synthetic base oils and calcium sulfonate complex thickeners, Multi-Purpose Grease provides exceptional film strength, shear resistance, adhesion properties and mechanical stability. It excels in temperature extremes by providing excellent oxidation stability, high-temperature dropping point and low-temperature torque value and pumping capability. AMSOIL Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease is formulated with oil soluble extreme-pressure additives for heavy loads, as well as oxidation and corrosion inhibitors.

PERFORMANCE FEATURES

  • Resists thermal and oxidation degradation
  • Excellent water-washout resistance
  • Outstanding low-temperature pumpability and torque value
  • Adhesive and shear stable to prevent squeeze out
  • Excellent load-carrying and EP performance

Application Recommendation
AMSOIL Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease is the preferred choice for medium to high ambient temperatures, sleeve-type bushings, high shock-loading environments, wet environments and wheel bearings and other automotive applications.

AMSOIL Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease is recommended in heavy- and light-duty applications found in manufacturing facilities, automobiles, agricultural and construction equipment. These include, but are not limited to, roller bearings, plain bearings, thrust bearings, gears, electric motors, presses, winches, bushings, wheel bearings, chassis lubrication, universal joints, ball joints, tie-rod ends and steering knuckles.

Compatibility
AMSOIL Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease is compatible with many other types of greases. However, it is recommended that when changing greases, the equipment be cleaned of the old grease when possible or flushed with a liberal amount of Multi-Purpose Grease while the mechanism is in operation. Closely monitor the system for any inconsistencies. Grease compatibility questions should be referred to your AMSOIL representative or AMSOIL INC.

APPLICATION MAINTENANCE
Maintaining a clean work environment is important when equipment greasing is performed. Wipe grease fittings clean prior to injecting grease to prevent contaminant ingestion. Maintain bearing housings one-third to one-half full of grease. Do not over-grease, as excessive heat buildup can result. Supplement standard grease maintenance by periodically cleaning and packing housings with fresh grease on an established maintenance schedule.

Typical Technical Properties
Synthetic Multi-Purpose GreaseGLCNLGI GC/LB Requirements
Thickenercalcium sulfonate complexNR
NLGI consistency grade2NR
NLGI performance gradeGC-LBNR
Penetration (ASTM D-217) (25C [77F], 0.1 mm) worked 60 strokes282220-340 min
Dropping point, F (C) (ASTM D-2265)>540 (>282)428 (220) min
High temperature life, hours (ASTM D-3527)12080 min
Water washout, percent (ASTM D-1264)1.7015 max
Rust and corrosion (ASTM D-1743)passpass
Oil separation, percent loss (ASTM D-1742) (24 hours, 25C [77F])06.0 max
Leakage, g lost (ASTM D-4290)4.210 max
Four-ball wear test, mm scar (ASTM D-2266)0.400.60 max
Fretting wear, mg (ASTM D-4170)2.310 max
Four ball EP, kgf (ASTM D-2596)

Weld point

Load wear index

620

74

200 min

30 min

Timken OK load test, lbs (ASTM D-2509)70NR
Low-temperature torque, Nm (ASTM D-4693) (-40C [-40F])6.415.5 max
Oil viscosity, 40C (104F), cSt165NR
ColorredNR
Texturesmooth with tack NR

NR: Not required for NLGI GC-LB labeling

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