What is Castrol Spheerol?
Description. Castrol Spheerol™ EPL is a range of greases which comprises lithium based products, containing highly refined mineral oils, fortified with extreme pressure (EP) additives as well as corrosion and oxidation inhibitors.
What is the difference between EP2 and epl2 grease?
The EP has a better build quality, the EPL is more in line with usual consumer grade, although the 2 is better than the EPL-1 (yuck, looks ugly as sin… like a Sony IMO). Just look at the EP-2 review here at DPreview and compare it to the Preview of the EPL-2.
What is epl2 grease?
Castrol Spheerol EPL 2 is a lithium based general purpose extreme pressure grease, based upon mineral oil and incorporating extreme pressure agents to protect bearings components subject to heavy and shock loadings.
What is LMM grease?
Product Description. Castrol LMM Grease is a lithium soap base grease. It is a specially formulated high temperature heavy duty grease containing extreme pressure additives and molybdenum disulphide.
Is EP2 grease OK for wheel bearings?
EP2 lithium grease is best used for applications that involve a wide range of temperatures and high/extreme pressure conditions. It is also great for the wheel bearings of conventional and disc brakes where conventional grease can and will usually melt.
What does LM stand for in grease?
Lithium grease (may be white, red, or just a big tub of yellow Castrol LM) is your all-purpose stuff.
What is NLGI grease?
A grease with an NLGI grade of 1 has a consistency like tomato paste, where a grease with an NLGI grade of 3 has a consistency more like butter. The most commonly used greases, such as those used in automotive bearings, would use a lubricant that is NLGI grade 2, which has the stiffness of peanut butter.
What kind of grease goes in a CV joint?
CV Joint Grease is a premium heavy duty, lithium complex, NLGI No. 1.5 grease containing molybdenum disulphide and graphite for boundary protection against the heaviest sliding, shock or impact loading conditions.
What kind of grease do I use for U joints?
What type of grease should I use to lubricate my universal joints equipped with grease fittings? A good quality lithium complex soap based EP (Extreme Pressure) grease with a NGLI grade of 1 to 2 is recommended.
What is LM grease used for?
DESCRIPTION: Castrol LM Grease is an NLGI No. 2 general purpose lithium soap which may be used for all general grease applications such as ball and roller wheel bearings, door, boot and bonnet hinges of motor vehicles. Suitable for use at operating temperatures between -30ºC and 130ºC.