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Item # 1488, Almamoly™ HD Grease 1488

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Solid Lubricant Grease with Calcium Sulfonate Complex Thickener Provides Lasting Protection for Heavy Mobile Equipment

Lubrication Engineers, Inc. formulated its solid lubricant-containing, calcium sulfonate-thickened Almamoly™ HD Grease for use in severe conditions such as high temperatures, heavy loads and water. This high-performance grease is intended for long-lasting use in heavy-duty mobile equipment such as that used in construction, agriculture, open pit mining and road-building.

Almamoly HD Grease contains Almasol®, LE’s proprietary solid additive as well as 5 percent molybdenum disulfide (also known as molydisulfide or moly). Compared to other solid lubricant-containing greases that rely on moly or graphite alone, Almamoly HD Grease’s synergistic combination of moly and Almasol gives it better wear resistance. This unique combination of solids helps ensure reliable lubrication, staying in place even when the lubricant is squeezed out of the contact zone due to extreme pressure (EP) or heavy shock loading. The calcium sulfonate complex thickener provides additional performance features that make this grease desirable for a variety of extreme conditions.




Benefits and Recommendations · Physical Characteristics - Typical · Performance Test Results

Benefits and Recommendations

Beneficial Qualities

Solid additive combination
  • Contains proprietary combination of Almasol and 5% moly
  • Provides better wear-resistance than other greases containing solid lubricants, including those containing 5% moly alone
  • Meets requirements of major OEMs
    Calcium sulfonate complex thickener
  • Inherently prevents rust & corrosion, in contrast to other thickeners
  • Has very high dropping point
  • Exhibits excellent mechanical stability
  • Imparts outstanding EP properties, providing wear protection even when pound-out conditions occur
    Reliable, long-lasting formula
  • Has very low oil separation
  • Stays in place for extended lubrication intervals
  • Available Grades

    NLGI 1

    Proprietary Additive

    LE’s proprietary additives are used exclusively in LE lubricants. Almamoly™ HD Grease contains Almasol.

    Almasol® solid wear-reducing additive is able to withstand extremely heavy loads, chemical attack and temperatures up to 1,900°F (1,038°C). It is attracted to metal surfaces, forming a microscopic layer but not building on itself or affecting clearances. Almasol minimizes metal-to-metal contact and the resulting friction, heat and wear.

    Performance Requirements Met or Exceeded

  • Can be used for equipment that requires or specifies greases containing solid lubricants
  • Can be used for heavy-duty mobile equipment requiring 5% moly grease, including Caterpillar®, Hyundai, John Deere® and Komatsu®
  • Typical Applications

  • Large mobile equipment used for agriculture, construction, open pit mining and road-building, including articulated trucks, backhoes, bulldozers, conveyors, crushers, excavators, loaders and shovels.
  • Swiveling and pivoting parts including articulated joints, bucket pins, sleeve bearings, pivot bearings, hinge pins, latches, locks, spindles, threaded parts, cams, and slides.
  • Other applications such as continuous casters, motor-operated steam valves, and underwater applications.
  • Recommendation

  • Can be used with automatic single-point lubricators and centralized lubrication systems
  • Available Container Size

    120 Pound
    35 Pound
    420 Pound
    2,800 lb returnable tank
    Case of 40 tubes


    Physical Characteristics - Typical

    Thickener Type

    Calcium Sulfonate Complex

    Texture

    Smooth

    Color

    Gray

    NLGI Grade

    1


    Performance Test Results

    Worked 60 Penetration ASTM D217

    329

    Worked 10K Penetration ASTM D217

    327 (-2, -0.61%)

    Worked 100K Penetration ASTM D217

    331 (+2, +0.61%)

    Dropping Point ºC(ºF), ASTM D2265

    ≥316 (≥600)

    Flash Point ºC(ºF), ASTM D92

    260 (500)

    Viscosity @ 100°C, cSt, ASTM D445

    14.39

    Viscosity @ 40°C, cSt, ASTM D445

    143.5

    Viscosity Index ASTM D2270

    98

    Oxidation drop in psi @ 100 hrs, ASTM D942

    5

    Oxidation drop in psi @ 500 hrs, ASTM D942

    10

    Corrosion Prevention DI H2O, ASTM D1743

    Pass

    Oil Separation 30 hrs @ 100ºC, % bleed, ASTM D6184

    <1.00

    Timken OK Load lbs, ASTM D2509

    60

    Four-Ball EP Weld Point kgf, ASTM D2596

    620

    Four-Ball EP Load Wear Index kgf, ASTM D2596

    102.2

    Four-Ball Wear @ 75ºC, 1,200 rpm, 40 kgf, 60 minutes, mm wear, ASTM D2266

    0.45

    Water Washout @ 175°F, % loss, ASTM D1264

    ≤4.00

    Copper Corrosion 24 hrs @ 100ºC, ASTM D4048

    1b

    Evaporation 22 hrs @ 100ºC, % loss, ASTM D972

    <0.75



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