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DuPont™ Krytox® Performance Lubricants for the Metal Processing Industry.

When it comes to harsh operating environments, few industries are tougher than metal processing. Whether mining or smelting, machinery must operate in extreme temperatures, often combined with continuous exposure to acids, caustic cleaners or process chemicals that can break down lubricants and corrode components. Even with meticulous maintenance schedules and procedures, failed bearings — along with damaged shafts, rods and rollers — can be commonplace. So it’s no surprise that metal processing operations around the world have chosen synthetic DuPont™ Krytox® Performance Lubricants.

Made from perfluoropolyether (PFPE), Krytox® high-performance oils and greases enjoy a very long use-life and are unaffected by — and non-reactive to — exposure from acid, caustic cleaners, disinfectants, steam, moisture, high temperatures or corrosive atmospheres. Metals processors looking to significantly reduce downtime, extend equipment mean time between failures, and reduce maintenance costs choose Krytox® lubricants for their rod mills, smelters, acid, steel, foundry, aluminum, copper and gold operations.

The long-lasting endurance, stable viscosity and extraordinary lubricity of Krytox® lubricants means smooth-running machines, far fewer parts replacements, and potential savings compared to conventional lubricants. Krytox® lubricants have a high load tolerance and good water washout resistance. They are also compatible with chemicals typically used in industry, as well as being chemically and biologically inert and silicone-free. Krytox® metal processing lubricants contain no volatile organic compound (VOC) materials or chlorine and are not hazardous to the atmosphere or ozone layer. The path to operational savings is clear. DuPont™ Krytox® Performance Lubricants can give your equipment a longer life and reduce your production costs.