Grease is a combination of oil and thickener
Grease is a combination of mineral or synthetic oil and thickener - also called soap. Rust and oxidation inhibitors are also often added.
- Oil content ranges 70 - 97% - commonly about 80%
The temperature limit for a grease is limited by the oil and thickener used.
|Grease Thickener||Temperature Limits|
|Synthetics||< 500||< 260|
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