Krytox™ Lubricating Automotive Bearings


Grease Is the Word

Krytox™ Performance Lubricants, a brand of the Chemours Company for a family of perfluoropolyether (PFPE) synthetic oils and greases.

Krytox™ exhibit long-term wear resistance, superior lubricity, thermal stability up to 343 °C and chemical resistance in the most severe environments.

With these unique benefits, Krytox™ lubricants offer a range of design advantages in a broad range of high-performance automotive bearings:

  • Performance over a wide temperature range
  • Proven extended bearing life
  • Longer warranty periods
  • Resistance to automotive fluids
  • Multiple grade options
  • Environmentally and user friendly

Several grades of Krytox™ Performance Lubricants are suitable for automotive use, depending on the application type and temperature range encountered.

To learn more about the most common grades currently being used for lubricating automotive bearings see our previous article Lubrication Points for Automotive Bearing Applications

Krytox™ Performance Lubricants introduce a chemically resistant lubrication solution to increase bearing’s lifespan and the reliability of parts across various application areas:

  • Emission control systems
  • Electric steering systems
  • Engine cooling systems
  • Engine belt tensioners
  • Turbo supercharger controls
  • Alternator bearings
  • Decoupler pulleys
  • Electronic braking systems

To learn more about more of these application areas, read the new infographic created by the Chemours Company

Lubricating Automotive Bearings


krytox lubricants for automotive bearings

Resistant Lubrication – Proof Point

Performance lubricant specialist Krytox has developed a lubrication solution for an innovative hydraulic clutch release bearing.

The chemically resistant Krytox™ lubricant is unaffected by the hydraulic fluid traces that can occur in such application.

The high-performance solution not only increases the durability of the bearings but also offers superior elastomer compatibility, which helps to prolong the life of rubber seals.

Download the new eBook to explore how automotive engineers are relying on KrytoxPerformance Lubricants to boost performance.


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