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Automotive Interior NVH Product Line

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Automotive Interior NVH Product Line: eliminate interior noise once and for all.

Krytox™ long-lasting, high-performance lubricants help you deliver the quiet ride today’s drivers demand. Offering onceand-done lifetime lubrication, broad material compatibility, and non-migrating properties, the portfolio of Krytox™ fullysynthetic perfluoropolyether (PFPE) oils and greases contain the perfect solution for eliminating noise generated from friction or vibration between any components and materials in the vehicle cabin.


Choose the Krytox™ high performance lubricant solution that’s right for you.

The following diagram and table detail the specific interior applications, properties, and benefits of our Krytox™ lubricants for NVH and BSR issues, so you can select the solution that meets your challenges. From sunroofs and cup holders to gear shifters and brake pedal assemblies, our variety of high-performance lubricants tackle NVH (noise, vibration, and harshness) and BSR (buzz, squeak, and rattle) throughout the vehicle—even in the most extreme conditions—ensuring a luxury ride every time.


Where do Krytox™ lubricants outperform? Everywhere.

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Application-specific product recommendations

Application Recommended Product Characteristics Benefits
Weather Stripping & Seals
Elastomer body seals
Door, hood, and trunk seals, requiring excellent surface wetting, low volatility,and prevention of NVH or stick-slip issues
colorless oil
Krytox™ AUT U14 is specially
formulated to reduce stick
slip on elastomer surfaces.
Superior properties include
excellent surface wetting,
washout resistance, and non
VOC. Contains UV indicator
Sunroof weather stripping
Elastomer seals with exterior exposure, requiring stick-slip reduction and resistance to contamination and washout
Exposed Interior Surfaces
Headrest posts
Exposed sliding contacts between metal and plastic require lifetime lubrication, NVH prevention, and broad useful temperature range
Krytox™ GPL 105
colorless oil
Krytox™ GPL 105 is used
for applications requiring
lifetime lubrication. Key
benefits include wide
temperature lubrication,
low volatility, and low
Interior surface NVH
Prevention of NVH and stick-slip caused by close contact of unlike materials, including synthetic leather, ABS, and PC-ABS
Seatbelt mechanism
Safety system requiring lifetime lubrication over wide temperature range to maintain easy user operation
Sun visors
Contacts between plastic and metal requiring lifetime lubrication and broad useful temperature range
Gears, Springs, Hinges, & Latches
Air bag spring
Safety systems requiring lifetime lubrication with consistent viscosity over specified use temperatures
White, PTFE
thickened grease
with creamy
consistency (NLGI
Grade 2)
Krytox™ GPL 205 benefits
include no-VOC, low
volatility, broad material
compatibility, and excellent
lubrication properties across
wide-use temperatures
Brake pedal assembly
Mechanical springs and pinch points requiring consistent performance over wide use temperatures to maintain easy driver operation
Cup-holder spring
Spring mechanism requiring low migration and contamination resistance
Door handles / latch mechanisms
Mechanical components requiring vibration damping, contamination resistance, and broad useful temperature range
Gear shifter
Concealed mechanical systems requiring NVH reduction and smooth operation over specified use temperatures
Interior hinge / latches (ex. Center console, glove compartment, media door)
Mechanical components requiring excellent lubricity, low migration, low volatility, and broad useful temperature range
Gears and controls requiring wide temperature lubrication and broad material compatibility
Steering systems
Mechanical system requiring lifetime lubrication, NVH prevention, and smooth operation over wide use temperatures
Inaccessible & Hard-to-Reach Surfaces
Air Vents
Partially exposed plastic contacts requiring lifetime lubrication for both NVH reduction and to allow easy system operation. Black color grease preferred to
conceal lubrication points
Black, PTFE
thickened grease
with creamy
consistency (NLGI
Grade 2)
Krytox™ GPL 215 offers
lubrication over the vehicle
lifetime for inaccessible and
hard-to-reach surfaces
Instrument panel
Contact surfaces requiring NVH reduction. Black color grease preferred to conceal lubrication points
Seat mechanism
Mechanical systems requiring lifetime lubrication for NVH reduction and easy driver operation. Preference for lubricant with low migration and excellent lubricity


Stop the noise

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From eliminating NVH issues to maintaining component performance in extreme conditions, KrytoxTM high performance lubricants redefine what’s possible. We’re ready to help you solve your toughest engineering challenges.



Source: Krytox Performance Lubricants Automotive Interior NVH Product Line Paper

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