Greases
Our vast knowledge of the components that form lubricants can determine precise behaviors of greases for your needs.
If you are formulating greases for power generation, automotive, heavy equipment, food & beverage, or chemical manufacturing, we offer a broad range of products to meet your formulation challenges.

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    Base Oils


    • Mineral Oils (paraffinic, naphthenic) Drakeol® Duoprime® Parol® Hynap®
    • Polyalphaolefin (PAO) DURASYN® RB Products
    • Di-esters Lexolube® Lubricit™
    • Phosphate Esters Lubrhophos® Duraphos® Rhodafac® Phosphetal™
    • PolyAlkylene Glycol UCON™
    • Silicones Xiameter™
    • Fluorinated silicone Dowsil™
    • Fluorocarbon (PFPE)

    Thickeners


    Soap Based Grease Thickeners

    • Metals: Lithium hydroxide, Calcium hydroxide, Calcium carbonate ViCALity ALBAFIL® ALBAGLOS® ALBACAR®, Aluminum hydroxide, Trioxyaluminum triisopropoxide, Aluminum isopropoxide, Barium hydroxide, Sodium hydroxide
    • Long Chain Fatty Acids: Benzoic acid, Stearic acid, other long chain fatty acids (OLEO and KRATON) Sylfat® Sylvatal® UNIDYME™
    • Complexing agent: Boric acid, Azelic acid, Adipic acid, other dimer acids (OLEO and Kraton) Sylfat® Sylvatal® UNIDYME™
    • Non-aqueous Promoters/Converters: Propylene glycol, Hexylene glycol

    Non-Soap Based Grease Thickeners

    Poly-urea: Reaction product of a diisocyanate with monoamines and/or diamines. ISONATE™

    Organophilic clay: Bentonite, Hectorite

    Calcium sulfonate

    Other: Other non-soap greases include Teflon (PTFE) NanoFLON® Fluoro®, polyethylene (PE), mica, carbon, graphite, and silica gel, fumed silica Cab-o-sil®

    Additives


    FunctionChemistries
    Anti-oxidantsZinc dialkydithiophosphates (ZDDP) (secondary), aminic, phenolic, phosphite Doverphos®Ethanox®
    Anti-wear (AW) and Extreme Pressure (EP) AdditivesTriarylphosphates, Zinc Dialkydithiophosphates (ZDDP), Dithiocarbamates, Phosphate esters, Sulfurized fatty acids/olefins/hydrocarbons, Polysulfides, Molybdenum disulfide, Graphite, Precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) Lubrophos® Duraphos®
    Friction ModifiersMolybdenum Disulfide, Graphite, Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) NanoFLON® 
    Rust/Corrosion/Metal DeactivationSulfonates (calcium, barium, lithium, magnesium, amine salts), Naphthenates, Carboxylic acid derivatives, Triazoles Wintrol®
    Corrosion InhibitorsOverbased and neutral Calcium sulfonates, Barium sulfonate, Sodium petroleum sulfonate, Imidazolines, Amine phosphates, Amine sulfonates, Alkenylsuccinimides, Oleoyl sarcosine SACI®, Chevron Oronite, ISOCARB®
    Metal DeactivatorsTriazoles, Mercaptothiadiazoles Wintrol®
    Seal Swell AgentsDi-esters Lexolube® Lubricit®
    Viscosity ModifiersPolyisobutylene (PIB)
    Tackiness AdditivesPolyisobutylenes (PIB) 

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