Selecting The Right Vacuum Grease
The most common question we get asked at Apiezon HQ is – which grease should I use?
The team have put together a guide to help you make the right choice starting with our top 5 things to consider when choosing a vacuum grease. Click each orange link to read more about choosing the right vacuum grease.
Top 5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Vacuum Grease
- Vacuum level
- Working temperature – Too Hot – melting or thermal degradation and Too Cold – cracking or crazing
- Compatibility of materials
- Level of lubrication
- Does it need to be food or pharmaceutical grade?
At M&I Materials we manufacture 7 different hydrocarbon high vacuum greases and a perfluoropolyether (PFPE):