AEROSIL® fumed silica for non-soap greases
AEROSIL® fumed silica is used as a thickener in non-soap greases. Besides the thickening effect, AEROSIL® fumed silica can also have an influence on many other properties.
Often specialty grease, thickened by inorganic thickeners (fumed silica). High thixotropic effect is typically required. Non-Soap greases are used in high-temperature applications as well as for multi-purpose greases.
Benefits of AEROSIL® fumed silica in non-soap greases:
Rheological properties (e.g. viscosity, yield point, structure stability, thick recovery)
Modify friction (improve energy efficiency – at higher shear – not boundary lubrication)
Mechanical stability (e.g. stability at high shear)
Oil separation characteristic / oil keeping ability
Higher temperature range / Raises dropping point performance
Environmentally safe / low-emission
Prevent settling / the formation of sludge (dispersants)
Color → White/Translucent
High chemical purity
Oxidation stability (Restrain oxidation; reduce rusting)
Improvement of water and acid resistance
Product- as well as safety data sheets (SDS) of our various AEROSIL® fumed silica grades, can be found at our product recommendationsmore
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