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Chemola™ Desco WLD-120

Wire Cable Lubricant and Dressing

Chemola™ Desco WLD-120 is a synthetic base, fast-penetrating, adhesive, thin-film, extreme pressure, light bodied wire rope lubricant made for pour-on or drip system application without heating. It reduces internal and external friction, abrasive wear and bending stresses. The special non-hardening synthetic lubricant has an affinity for metals and provides protection against corrosion from weather. A special carrier moves quickly through old grease to lubricate the important inner strands by carrying with it the needed lubricants. The penetrating chemical evaporates and leaves a micro-thin layer of lubricant on every strand. WLD-120 is effective in reducing the internal abrasion of wires rubbing against each other during the bending and stressing of the wire rope in operation.

Recommended Uses

Mining, drag lines, oilfield drilling rigs, marine cables, logging slings, crane cables, etc. It is ideal for use with IWRC, hemp and polypropylene centers. Agitate well before using. Keep container tightly closed to prevent evaporation of penetrant.

Typical Characteristics

TitleValue
AppearanceSilver viscous liquid
Viscosity10,000-12,000 cps
Base OilSynthetic hydrocarbon
Base Oil Viscosity230 cSt at 40°C
Base Oil Viscosity22 cST at 100°C
Base Oil Viscosity Index116
Base Oil Pour Point-22°F (-30°C)
ThickenerInorganic
AdditivesPenetrant
Specific Gravity0.8
Density (lb/gal)6.7
Flash Point145°F (63°C)
Temperature Range-50°F to 350°F (-45°C to 177°C)
Four-ball EP Weld Point (ASTM D2596)160 kgf

Packaging Information

Item NumberUnit SizeQuantity
B804010CN8 lb can 4 per case
B804005WMS40 lb pail