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Grease List - Lubrication Recommendation

The SIMPLEX seal is fitted with sealing rings of NBR, HNBR or FKM depending on the operating conditions.

The following list is a recommendation list regarding SIMPLEX seals only.

The technical data has been provided by the lubricant manufacturer. The suitable sealing ring material is given for every grease listed. If FKM Pod and/or FKM Bio are mentioned below these materials have to be used exclusively, otherwise if FKM is stated all FKM materials from SKF Marine are suitable.

The greases listed here are approved in their pure, exclusively type only. Mixtures with other listed or not listed greases are not approved.

Please keep in mind that the approvals does apply to the formulation provided by the lubricant manufacturer for specific testing only. These should in general correspond with products available on the marine market. The lubricant manufactures are responsible to inform SKF Marine of changes in formulation.

Brand Product Name Sealing ring material Classification Type
Castrol BioTac MP ** FKM Pod, FKM Bio Biodegradable EAL grease
Klüber Altemp Q NB 50 Mineral Mounting grease
Castrol Spheerol SX 2 NBR , FKM Mineral Standard grease
Klüber Isoflex Topas NB 152 NBR , FKM , HNBR Synthetic Standard grease
Klüber Klüberbio M 72-82 ** FKM Pod, FKM Bio Biodegradable Other
Klüber Microlube GL 261 * NBR , FKM Mineral Standard grease
Klüber Microlube GL 262 * FKM Mineral Standard grease
Klüber Petamo GHY 133 N FKM Mineral Standard grease
Klüber Staburags NBU 12K NBR Mineral Standard grease
Klüber Staburags NBU 30K ** NBR , FKM Mineral Standard grease
Klüber Stabutherm GH 461 ** NBR , FKM Mineral Standard grease
ExxonMobile Mobilgrease EAL 102 ** FKM Pod, FKM Bio Biodegradable Other
ExxonMobile Mobil grease XHP 222 NBR , FKM Mineral Standard grease
ExxonMobile Mobilux EP 2 NBR , FKM Mineral Standard grease
Panolin Margrease EP0 ** FKM , HNBR Biodegradable EAL grease
Shell Gadus S2 V220 2 (Alvania EP (LF) 2) Mineral Mounting grease
Shell Gadus S3 V220C 2 (Retinax LX 2) NBR , FKM Mineral Standard grease
Shell SRS 4000 NBR , FKM Synthetic Standard grease
Trustlube Xtreme Offshore Grease NBR , FKM , HNBR Mineral Standard grease
Vickers Biogrease EP2 * FKM Pod, FKM Bio Biodegradable EAL grease
Klüber Klüberbio BM 32-142 FKM Pod, FKM Bio Biodegradable EAL grease
Klüber Klüberplex BEM 41-141 NBR , FKM , HNBR Synthetic Standard grease

 

* At continuous use with T > 100°C please consult SKF Marine GmbH.
** Application in consultation with SKF Marine GmbH only

 

For further information please get in contact with your local sales agent. Please ask SKF Marine GmbH for approval before use of another grease to achieve reliable operation with your individual sealing system.