Mobilux EP 2 Moly is a premium quality multi-purpose, lithium-base NLGI No 2 grease recommended for general industrial applications. It contains an extreme-pressure additive for increased load-carrying ability. Additionally, it contains molybdenum disulfide (also known as moly and MoS 2), which enhances the anti-friction properties of the grease under boundary lubrication conditions. Mobilux EP 2 Moly is dark gray and has a smooth, buttery texture. It is water resistant, has excellent oxidation and mechanical stability, and protects against corrosion.

 

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Features and Benefits

Molybdenum disulfide offers particular advantages under boundary lubrication conditions, especially where sliding or vibration action pushes the grease away from the contacting surfaces. It provides a measure of protection against fretting and is therefore recommended where this phenomenon is a problem, as in splined shafts, pivot pins, fifth wheels, and other parts subjected to oscillating or sliding motion. Also, where relubrication is infrequent, molybdenum disulfide provides extended lubrication protection.

 

Mobilux EP 2 Moly multi-purpose grease offers the following features and benefits:

•  Wide range of industrial and automotive applications

•  Fortified with extreme-pressure additives for heavy loads

•  Contains molybdenum disulfide for extra protection in oscillating, sliding, or vibrating applications

•  Excellent oxidation stability, water resistance, and corrosion protection

 

Applications

Mobilux EP 2 Moly is suitable for plain bearings and gears. It also can be used in rolling contact bearings, but is not generally recommended for high-precision rolling contact bearings because of the possibility of molybdenum disulfide building up in the clearances. Mobilux EP 2 Moly has applications in the construction, mining, and farming industries. In off-highway trucks and other vehicles, it provides excellent service in bucket pins, rack and pinion gearing, fifth wheels, steering gears, etc.

 

Properties and Specifications

Property

Grade

NLGI 2

Thickener Type

Lithium

Base Oil Viscosity of Greases @ 40 C, mm2/s, AMS 1697

150

Color, Visual

Dark Gray

Corrosion Preventive Properties, Rating, ASTM D1743

PASS

Dropping Point, °C, ASTM D2265

175 (347)

Molybdenum Disulfide Content, wt %, CALCULATED

3

Oil Separation, mass%, ASTM D1742

3

Penetration, 60X, 0.1 mm, ASTM D217

280

Timken OK Load, kg, ASTM D2509

18 (40)

Water Washout, Loss @ 79 C, wt%, ASTM D1264

6

Wheel Bearing Test, Loss, 6 h @ 104 C, %, ASTM D1263

0

 

Health and safety

Health and Safety recommendations for this product can be found on the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) @ http://www.msds.exxonmobil.com/psims/psims.aspx