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Boost the Performance of Your Critical Lubricating Fluids

At Shamrock, we recognize the significant impact that friction and wear can have in an industrial environment and the positive benefits of proper lubrication. Our micronized polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) additives are designed to enable lubricants to perform their best in the most demanding circumstances. 

PTFE is a solid boundary lubricant that reduces friction and wear while increasing the carrying loads of the lubricant.  Shamrock PTFE additives provide numerous key benefits, including:
bullet2.gifThickener bullet2.gifAnti-wear performance
bullet2.gifFriction modifier bullet2.gifAbility to withstand extreme pressure
bullet2.gifChemical/solvent and oxidation resistance bullet2.gifImproved non-stick slip properties
bullet2.gifSmall particle size/high surface area bullet2.gifLow volatility, even in high vaccum
bullet2.gifHydrophobic and non-staining bullet2.gifFunctionality in frigid to hot tempuratures

High Thickening Efficiency:

Fluoro GE sub-micron PTFE are powders made from emulsion grade virgin PTFE. These products cover a range of molecular weights to determine dispersability, thickening and performance properties. Due to the small particle size, the GE products have a larger specific surface area when compared to other PTFE.  

Product Mean Particle Size (µm) Cone Penetration 4 Ball Wear Scar Bulk Density
Method  ISO 13320  ASTM D217 ASTM D2266  ASTM D4894
Fluoro GE 100 < 1 µm 250-270 1/10mm 0.55-0.65 200-400 g/l
Fluoro GE 125 < 1 µm 255-275 1/10mm 0.40-0.50 200-350 g/l
Fluoro GE 150 < 1 µm 260-280 1/10mm 0.30-0.40 200-400 g/l

Moderate Thickening Efficiency and Wear ResistanceFL-GS-115.png:

Fluoro GS  powders are made from unsintered, suspension grade virgin PTFE. These products  are characterized by the uniform, crystalline structure of PTFE provide increased slip and abrasion properties.

Product Mean Particle Size (µm) Specific Gravity Cone Penetration 4 Ball Wear Scar Bulk Density
Method  ISO 13320 ASTM D2320 ASTM D217 ASTM D2266 ASTM D4894
Fluoro GS 100 ~ 4 µm - 380-420 1/10mm - 300-400 g/l
Fluoro GS 115  4-6 µm 2.15 g/cm³ 300-330 1/10mm 0.55-0.65 -
Fluoro GS 125 10-12 µm 2.15 g/cm³ 330-370 1/10mm 0.55-0.65 -

High Wear Resistance, Low Thickening Efficiency

Fluoro GT  PTFE micro powders are made from highly crystalline, sintered PTFE. These products can be added with minimal to no change to the viscosity of the system. They impart excellent lubricity and wear resistance.  

Product Mean Particle Size (µm) Cone Penetration Bulk Density
Method  ISO 13320 ASTM D217  ASTM D4894
Fluoro GT 105 ~ 5 µm 400-475 1/10mm 400-700 g/l
Fluoro GT 130  25-35 µm >475 1/10mm 450-650 g/l

About Us

Shamrock pioneered the development of PTFE and wax additives in the 1970s, first for inks and coatings, and later for a wide range of applications including lubricants, personal care products, polymer additives, and many more.

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Top-notch customer service is our bottom line, and a key driver behind Shamrock's significant commitment to research and development.

Contact Info

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Phone: 973-242-2999
Fax: 973-242-8074

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