By Mark S. Kuhar
Dayton Progress thinks it has a better grease. When subjected to the ASTM 4-Ball Weld Test, new DAYLube high performance grease performed well, with no welds and only minimal damage to the ball bearings, according to the company. This is in sharp contrast to competitive greases which, when subjected to the same parameters, suffered a soft weld within two seconds and complete failure and major damage to all 4 balls.
The key to DAYLube success is the nanoceramic particles which act as sub-microscopic ball bearings to provide continuous lubrication for conveyors, bearings, bushings, cables, cams, chains, gears, lifters, machine parts, slides and other surfaces that require lubrication.
DAYLube has a much lower coefficient of friction at all temperatures than traditional PTFE greases, and it maintains its viscosity across a full temperature range.
Chemically inert DAYLube is also environmentally friendly, making it ideal for use in sensitive environments. Extraordinary adhesion extends production up to 10 times that of other greases. This proven nanoceramic lubricating grease does not soften or run out – even after 100,000 production strokes it shows no evidence of breaking down. DAYLube provides unparalleled friction reduction and wear resistance.
DAYLube operates in temperature ranges from -40°F to 800°F – and the nanoceramic particles remain intact to 2500°F. DAYLube also has high load-bearing properties, a low dielectric constant, does not contain metal or silicone and is resistant to steam, acids and most chemical products.
“Customers using DAYLube report significantly longer service life – up to 10 times longer – than traditional PTFE lubricants,” said Dayton Progress Marketing Communications Manager Bob Hedrick. “Even when compared to nanotechnology products, DAYLube has a lower cost per ounce. When considering all factors there is not a better lubricating value than DAYLube”
In addition to the new 1- and 5-gal. pails, DAYLube is available in 16-oz. tubes and 16-oz. jars, as well as cases of 12 each (jars or tubes). Industries benefiting from the use of DAYLube include mining, aerospace, agricultural, automotive, can makers, consumer goods, food and beverage processing, general manufacturing, marine, material handling, medical/scientific, military/national defense, pharmaceutical, stamping and fabricating, truck and bus, and more.
Dayton Progress has a “global footprint” with manufacturing and engineering facilities in North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. In addition to experienced sales, engineering, and manufacturing personnel, their products are sold through a network of 150 independent distributors – many who have been Dayton Progress’ business partners for many years, according to the company.
Dayton Progress, www.daytonprogress.com