Dow G-n Metal Assembly Paste

Dow G-n Metal Assembly Paste Datasheet
  • Description for Dow G-n Metal Assembly Paste

    Composition of solid lubricants in mineral oil; excellent protection against fretting wear and corrosion, extends service life, low friction and reduces the force required for disassembly of threaded fasteners.

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    Application Type Lubricate
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Paste
    Substrate Copper Strip, Metal, Steel
    Industry Bolt, Gears
    Manufacturer Dow
    Chemistry Mineral Oil, Molybdenum disulfide
    Viscosity (cPs) Buttery, Grainy
    Color Black, Gray
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 121, 399
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -18
  • Technical Data for Dow G-n Metal Assembly Paste

    • Application Type
    • 1 Part or 2 Part
      • 1 Part or 2 Part - 1 Part
    • Material Form
      • Paste
    • Substrate
    • Industry
      • Mechanical Fastening Parts - Bolt
      • Industrial - Bearing shafts, Bushings, Cams, Cold heading, Drawing operations, Forging, Journal bearings, Splines, Stamping, Swaging, Thread rolling, Threaded fasteners, Tools and dies in machining, Tube bending, Ways
      • Gears
    • Chemistry
      • Other - Mineral Oil, Molybdenum disulfide
    • Application Method
      • Brush - Brush with short, stiff bristles, Brushing, Burnishing, Clean, lint-free cloth
      • Spray
    • Cure Method
      • None
    • Color
      • Black
      • Gray
    Cure Specs
    Viscosity (cPs) Buttery, Grainy
    Material Resistance
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 121, 399
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -18
    Other Properties
    Specific Gravity 1.330
    Business Information
    Shelf Life Details When stored at or below 77°F (25°C), Dow Corning G-n Metal Assembly Paste has a useable life of 60 months from date of manufacture. An oil layer may form on the product surface during storage but may be readily mixed back in by stirring.
    Shelf Life Temperature (°F) 77, <77
    Shelf Life Type from date of manufacture
    Shelf Life (mon) 60
    Not Good For
    Don't Use For Pressure lines, Grease guns
  • Best Practices for Dow G-n Metal Assembly Paste

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    1. Application

      Dow Corning G-n Metal Assembly Paste can be applied in a thin film to clean surfaces by either of the following methods: Burnishing – Rub on with a clean, lint-free cloth.

      Brushing – Brush on, preferably using a brush with short, stiff bristles. Molykote® G-n Metal Assembly Paste lubricates surfaces subjected to extreme pressures. Specific applications include: Running-in lubricant – for new or rebuilt equipment, such as gears, splines, journal bearings, cams and ways

      Metalworking – helps prevent galling, welding and metal pickup on tools and dies in machining, stamping, and drawing operations, tube bending, thread rolling, cold heading, swaging and forging

      Assembly lubricant – reduces torque in tightening threaded fasteners and tension variation from bolt to bolt

      eases disassembly and reduces chance of damage

      Helps prevent fretting wear and corrosion, and cold welding of bearing shafts, bushings and splines

      Press-fitting lubricant – allows press fitting without chatter or stick-slip in most cases

      reduces the force required for interference fitting and minimizes distortion

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