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Mobilgrease XHP™ 460 Series

If your applications run under demanding operating conditions like high temperatures and extended relubrication, Mobilgrease XHP™ 460 Series greases can help achieve top performance.

Our Mobilgrease XHP™ 460 Series lithium-complex greases are designed for a wide range of heavy-duty applications including the industrial, automotive, construction and marine sectors. These Mobil™ greases exhibit excellent adhesion and cohesion properties and mechanical stability. They are formulated to excel in extreme conditions, such as:

  • High operating temperatures
  • Contaminated environments (water, dust, dirt)
  • Heavy loading
  • Extended relubrication intervals


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Technical resources

Industrial grease lubricant application guide

Looking for a guide on which Mobil™ industrial grease best suits your needs? We have you covered.

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Mobilgrease XHP™ 461 helps steel plant improve equipment reliability and reduce grease consumption*

Learn how switching to Mobilgrease XHP™ 461 lithium complex grease helped a Russian arc-furnace steel plant reduce grease consumption and equipment downtime.

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Mobilgrease XHP™ 461 grease helps prevent roller bearing corrosion and reduce grease consumption*

Learn how switching to Mobilgrease XHP™ 461 bearing grease for its roller bearing cages helped a Russian steel mill prevent deposit formation and reduce overall grease consumption.

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Mobilgrease XHP™ 461 and Mobil Planned Engineering Services help steel rolling mill save US$ 61,000 annually

See how one customer reduced grease consumption by 60 percent while simultaneously eliminating bearing failures by switching to Mobilgrease XHP™ 461 lithium complex grease.

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Features and Benefits

Mobilgrease XHP 460 greases are leading members of the Mobilgrease brand of products. Mobilgrease XHP 460 greases are designed by our formulation technologists and backed by our world-wide technical support staff.

A key factor in the excellent adhesion and cohesion properties and mechanical stability of the thickener of Mobilgrease XHP 460 greases is the proprietary manufacturing technology developed at our research facilities and adopted by our modern manufacturing facilities. These products use specially selected additives to provide excellent oxidation stability, rust and corrosion control, resistance to water contamination as well as anti-wear and EP protection. Mobilgrease XHP 460 Series products offer the following features and potential benefits:

FeaturesAdvantages and Potential Benefits
Superb resistance to water washout and spray-offHelps to assure proper lubrication and protection even in the most severe water exposure conditions
Highly adhesive and cohesive structureExcellent grease tenacity helps reduce leakage and extend re-lubrication intervals to help reduce maintenance requirements.
Excellent rust and corrosion resistanceProtection of lubricated parts even in hostile aqueous environments.
Very good resistance to thermal, oxidative and structural degradation at high temperatureHelps extend grease life and enhance bearing protection in high temperature applications and offers reduced maintenance and replacement cost benefits.
Very good anti-wear and EP performanceReliable protection of lubricated equipment, even under conditions of high sliding with potential for extended equipment life and reduced unanticipated downtime
Broad multi-purpose applicationProvides potential for inventory rationalization and reduced inventory costs



Mobilgrease XHP 460 greases are used in a wide range of equipment including industrial, automotive, construction and marine applications.  The blue color of Mobilgrease XHP 461 and 462 enables easy verification of application.  With its high, ISO VG 460 base oil viscosity, these greases are recommended for high load applications at slow-to-moderate speeds, including most bearing applications in the paper, construction, and mining industries, as well as off-highway vehicles.

Specific applications:

  • Mobilgrease XHP 461 is recommended by ExxonMobil for use in industrial and marine applications, chassis components and farm equipment. It provides excellent low temperature performance. It is satisfactory  for low speed flexible gear-type couplings.
  • Mobilgrease XHP 462 Series is recommended for use in felt roll bearings, wet end bearings, and press section bearings. It is also a good multi-purpose grease for general mill applications and industrial and marine applications, chassis components and farm equipment.
  • Mobilgrease XHP 462 Moly is fortified with 3% molybdenum disulfide and is particularly recommended by ExxonMobil for applications such as bucket pins and fifth wheels, where molybdenum disulphide provides an extra level of protection where sliding friction and oscillating motion can lead to rupturing of the oil film, resulting in metal to metal contact. 


Specifications and Approvals

Mobilgrease XHP 460 Series meets or exceeds the requirements of461462462 Moly
DIN 51825: (2004-06)KP1N-20LKP2N-20L--


Typical Properties

Mobilgrease XHP461462462 Moly
NLGI Grade122
Thickener TypeLi-ComplexLi-ComplexLi-Complex
Color, VisualDark BlueDark BlueGrey
Molybdenum Disulfide, wt%,----3%
Penetration, Worked, 25º C, ASTM D 217325280280
Dropping Point, ºC, ASTM D 2265280280280
Viscosity of Oil, ASTM D 445   
cSt @ 40º C460460460
4-Ball Wear Test, ASTM D 2266, scar, mm0.500.500.50
4-Ball Weld Load, ASTM D 2509, Kg315315315
Timken OK Load, ASTM D 2509, lb505050
Bomb Oxidation, ASTM D 942, Pressure drop at 100 hrs, kPa (psig)13.8 (2)13.8 (2)--
Corrosion Prevention, ASTM D 1743PassPassPass
Rust Protection (EMCOR), IP 220-mod/ASTM D 6138., Distilled Water0,00,00,0
Copper Strip Corrosion, ASTM D 40481a1a1a
Penetration Consistency Change, Roll Stability, ASTM D 1831, mm/10-5-5-5


Health and Safety

Based on available information, this product is not expected to produce adverse effects on health when used for the intended application and the recommendations provided in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) are followed. MSDS's are available upon request through your sales contract office, or via the Internet. This product should not be used for purposes other than its intended use. If disposing of used product, take care to protect the environment.