Krytox® Performance Lubricants for the Pulp And Paper Industry.

You may not realize that your production equipment lubrication and life-cycle costs represent a potential savings opportunity, but they do — if you use Krytox® Performance Lubricants. Krytox® greases can extend lubrication intervals on many of your pulp and paper processing machinery from weekly to annually — and much longer in some equipment, such as sootblower carriages. Krytox® synthetic oils and greases can help increase your pulp and paper equipment productivity. With other lubricants, costly and frequent re-lubrication is required. But Krytox® oils and greases can extend your re-lubrication intervals and lubricant consumption. Additional benefits include::

  • Performance in extreme production environments — the high temperatures and harsh chemicals that can cause conventional oils and greases to break down have little or no effect on perfluoropolyether- (PFPE-) based Krytox® lubricants. Pulp mill and paper machine equipment are fully lubricated for smooth operation, regardless of heat, steam, water or caustic cleaners. Krytox® lubricants are nontoxic, as well as chemically and biologically inert and silicone-free — and they will not react with paper-processing chemicals.

In specific applications, Krytox® greases can even provide lubed-for-life performance, potentially eliminating the need for re-lubrication. One example would be in the bearings of electric motors used to power pumps, fans and drives within the manufacturing process. Krytox® greases have been proven to eliminate premature motor failures associated with bearing lubrication for the 7.5 year average lifetime of electric motors used in the Pulp and Paper Industry. Lubed-for-Life solutions may also be applicable in other types of machinery including sootblowers and gearboxes.
In the extreme conditions of pulp mill and paper machine equipment, your choice in lubricants can affect your bottom line. Look to Chemours for a complete line of high-value, top-quality Krytox® lubricants, as well as our line of useful anti-stick coatings for paper machines that prevent the accumulation of stickies.