Why choose a Calcium-Sulfonate based grease over Lithium Complex?
Calcium Sulfonate greases out-perform Lithium Complex greases both on data sheets as well as in actual applications.
Calcium Sulfonate greases exhibit superior mechanical and shear stability compared to Lithium Complex greases, indicating less leakage and run-out during operation. The dropping point and high temperature life of CS greases are also better, allowing these greases to be used at higher temperatures.
Another considerable difference is Lithium Complex based greases often need additives to meet performance requirements, such as rust-inhibiting, antimony-zinc, as wells as tackifiers, which tend to deplete quickly in water. Calcium Sulfonate have inherent extreme-pressure, anti-wear properties, as well as excellent water-resistant properties.
The only downside with Calcium Sulfonate greases is the higher cost. However, due to the higher quality of the grease and the wider variety of applications Calcium Sulfonate greases are the preferred choice for a high-performance multi-purpose grease.
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