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Dry Lubricant Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a detailed list of dry lubricant manufacturers and suppliers. Find dry lubricant companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture dry lubricants to your specifications. Peruse our website to review and discover top dry lubricant manufacturers with roll over ads and complete product descriptions. Connect with the dry lubricant companies through our hassle-free and efficient request for quote form. You are provided company profiles, website links, locations, phone numbers, product videos, and product information. Read reviews and stay informed with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of dry lubricant sprays, dry film lubricants, or dry lubricants metal of every type, IQS is the premier source for you.

  • Atlanta, GA 877-428-9937

    Zep Distribution is a leading producer of a wide range of high-efficacy, innovative, maintenance and cleaning solutions for distributors in the industrial and institutional market. Through our extensive product portfolio we have the ability to provide custom solutions to various professional end users - including manufacturers, automotive shops, hotels, car washes, restaurants, government organizations, municipalities and more.

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  • San Ramon, CA 925-842-1000

    Our products include industrial lubricants, compressor lubricants, synthetic lubricants, food grade lubricants, diesel engine oil plus lubricating oils and greases. We serve various industries. Our well-known brands include Havoline®, Ursa®, and Delo®. Contact us about your lubrication needs.

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  • New Castle, DE 302-325-9880

    When it comes to dry lubricants ours are the driest around! Since our inception we have been committed to providing our customers with top of the line lubrication products. It is our business to keep your business moving as smoothly as possible! Our technicians will work closely with you to come up with a product that will fit your exact specifications. To learn more about what we may be able to do for you; visit us online today!

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  • Grundy Center, IA 319-824-5203

    We have been making industrial strength lubricants since our inception. As an ISO 9001: 2000 certified company our customers know that they are receiving only the highest quality products in the industry! We are dedicated to providing our clients with customer service excellence at all times to keep them coming back to us for all of their lubricant needs. To learn more about what we may be able to do for you; visit our website today!

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  • St. Louis, MO 800-325-9962

    We are pioneering new concepts in industrial lubricants, lubricating oils, lubricating grease, automotive lubricants and others that dramatically reduce total maintenance and operating costs by 30%. Synthetic Blend Lubricants provide 90% of the benefits of full synthetic at half the price point.

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  • Mississauga, ON 866-335-3369

    Petro-Canada Lubricants is an international manufacturer of high quality lubricants. We are forever expanding our presence and growth. We also provide products to a wide range of companies in the US and Canada. We are "Canada's Gas Station" with a network of more than 1,500 retail and wholesale outlets across Canada and a specialty lubricant business. Give us a call today to learn more about us!

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Dry Lubricants

Dry lubricants do not use a liquid media, but are able to provide lubrication while remaining in a solid state. Also called solid lubricants, dry lubricants can have high oxidative and thermal degradation resistance. Some advantages that dry lubricants provide include the ability to perform at extreme temperatures that would cause liquids to evaporate or freeze as well as clean operation because dirt and debris will not stick to solids like they would to liquids such as oil or grease.

Able to act as both a lubricant and a sealant, dry lubricants are often used in applications such as slide mechanisms, air compressors, railway track joints, space vehicles, catheters, bearings, circuit boards and transducers. Often referred to as a film or coating, dry lubricants bond to the surface of the machine or part and, as a result, offer a longer wear life than liquid lubricants, such as lubricating oil, which can be difficult to apply and retain. Lubricating oils do have their advantages though, including the fluidity to be stored in a system and replenish a supply automatically, such as oil within cars. Typical industries that benefit from the use of dry lubricants include aerospace, electronics, automotive, medical, petrochemical, industrial, food processing and agricultural. Dry lubricants consist of four common materials, which are hexagonal boron nitride, graphite, molybdenum disulfide, PTFE and other less common, materials such as tungsten disulfide, talc, calcium fluoride, silicone and cerium fluoride.

The lubricating properties of the major materials used to produce dry lubricants result from the weak bonding of layers on the molecular level. This weak bonding results in sliding when minimal force is applied, resulting in extremely low friction properties. Dry lubricants are applied to materials through spraying, tumbling, dipping, wiping or brushing, although spraying and dipping are the two most common methods, followed by thermal curing in order to provide bonding. Dry lubricants can be applied to numerous materials including rubber, glass, wood, copper, chromium, aluminum, stainless steel, plastic and titanium. In addition to being used to reduce friction between two moving parts that are in contact, dry lubricants can also serve as a back-up to liquid lubricants. For instance, a dry film lubricant can be placed under a grease lubricant in case there is a problem with the grease. Sometimes a lubricant can be applied incorrectly or be forgotten, which could be catastrophic for a machine without the dry lube back up in place.