Chemola™ Desco

Chemola™ Desco is one of the largest and oldest producers of valve lubricants, sealants and packing. The line also offers a variety of greases for a wide range of industrial applications.

Chemola™ Desco 955

Premium Synthetic


Chemola™ Desco 955 is a hydrocarbon-resistant synthetic lubricant containing molybdenum disulfide for added extreme pressure properties. Chemola™ Desco 955 is formulated with solid lubricants to provide lubrication to 600˚F.

Recommended Uses
Chemola™ Desco 955 is widely used in gas pipelines around the world. It is resistant to aliphatic hydrocarbons, butane, fuel oil, hot asphalt, hot gases, hot oil, LPG and natural gas.

Typical Characteristics

Appearance Black, smooth, tacky
Penetration (ASTM D217) 185-215
Worked Penetration, 60x (ASTM D217) 185-215
Base Oil Natural and synthetic ester blend
Base Oil Viscosity 1,500 cSt at 40°C
Base Oil Pour Point -20°F (-29 °C)
Thickener Inorganic
Additives Antioxidant/antiwear package
Specific Gravity 1.0
Density (lb/gal) 8.6
Dropping Point (ASTM D566) >500°F (260°C)
Flash Point >500°F (260°C)
Temperature Range -40°F to 600°F (-40°C to 316°C)
Four-Ball Wear (ASTM D2266) 0.5mm
Four-Ball EP Weld Point (ASTM D2596) 160 kgf
Storage Stability Pass

Resistance to Water (FTM 5415)

Resistance to 50% Ethanol in Water (FTM 5415) Pass
Resistance to Synthetic Condensate (FTM 5415 mod) Pass
Resistance to Mineral Spirits (FTM 5415 mod) Pass
Resistance to Diesel Fuel (FTM 5415 mod) Pass
Resistance to HCI(aq) Pass


Packaging Information

Item Number Unit Size   Quantity
081872BBX "B" stick 3/8"x 1-1/2" 72 per box
081832CBX "C" stick 7/16"x 2-1/8" 32 per box
081828DBX "D" stick 1/2"x 2-1/4" 28 per box
081814GBX "G" stick 5/8"x 3-1/2" 14 per box
081816JBX "J" stick 1-3/8"x 8-1/2" 16 per box
081812KBX "K" stick 1-1/2"x 10-1/2" 12 per box
0818010CR 14 oz cartridge 10 per carton
0818010QB 10 lb can  
0818020WMS 20 lb pail  
0818040WMS 40 lb pail  
0818120KG 120 lb keg  
0818400DR 400 lb drum  



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For Use In Gate, Ball And Plug Valves.
Do Not Use On Oxygen Services.

Special packaging sizing available upon request.

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