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 Lifeguard

Water Resistant EP Grease


Chemola™ Desco Lifeguard is an enhanced-lubricity calcium sulfonate grease with excellent water resistance, corrosion protection and extreme pressure properties. It is very stable, resistant to oxidation and high temperatures. Among other applications, it is formulated for use where exposure to harsh elements is a major consideration.

Recommended Uses
Roller bearings, ball bearings, journal bearings and extreme pressure sliding applications in marine or other exposed environments. Also excellent for general industrial use. Lifeguard can also be used as packing lubrication.

Typical Characteristics

Appearance Green, smooth
NLGI 2 (also available in 00)
Penetration (ASTM D217) 265-295
Worked Penetration, 60x (ASTM D217) 265-295
Base Oil Mineral Oil
Base Oil Viscosity 143 cSt at 40°C
Base Oil Viscosity 11 cSt at 100°C
Base Oil Viscosity Index 40
Base Oil Pour Point -10°F (-23°C)
Thickener Calcium sulfonate complex
Specific Gravity 0.9
Density (lb/gal) 7.5
Dropping Point (ASTM D566) >550°F (288°C)
Flash Point 430°F (221°C)
Temperature Range 0°F to 450°F (-18°C to 232°C)
Four-Ball Wear Wear (ASTM D2266) 0.6mm
Four-Ball EP Weld Point (ASTM D2596) 620 kfg
Load-Wear Index (ASTM D2596) 80
Timken OK 65


Packaging Information

Item Number Unit Size 
0132010QB 10 lb pail
0132040WP 40 lb pail
0132120KG 120 lb keg
0132400DR 400 lb drum


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Special packaging sizing available upon request.

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